Euan Rellie

Euan Rellie, Senior Managing Director of Business Development Asia LLC

Euan Rellie is Senior Managing Director of Business Development Asia LLC, which he co-founded in 1996. He is based in New York. He is also President of BDA Advisors Inc., the firm’s registered broker-dealer. Business Development Asia LLC (“BDA”) is a leader in cross-border investment banking in Asia. BDA advises on M&A, capital raising, and restructuring. BDA has been consistently owned and managed by the same team since 1996. BDA has a track record of providing independent advice to blue-chip corporate and financial sponsor clients from North America, Europe and Asia. BDA was named Investment Banking Firm of the Year by The M&A Advisor in both 2012 and 2010. BDA is headquartered in New York with offices in London, Bahrain, Mumbai, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul and Tokyo. BDA formed a partnership with William Blair & Company in 2011.

Since founding BDA in 1996, Mr. Rellie has lived in Singapore, New York and London, and worked in China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, India and the Middle East. 1990-1996, he worked for Schroders, the UK investment bank now part of Citigroup, in New York, London and Singapore. He was Head of SE Asia Execution for Schroders Asia-Pacific Regional Advisory Group.

His clients have included AgFeed, Axa Private Equity, C. R. Bard, Dainippon Ink & Chemical, DuPont, Ecolab, Hanjin, ICI, ICICI, Intel, Kraft Foods, Life Technologies, Lubrizol, Materion, Nalco, Pfizer, Philip Morris, Platinum Equity, Sara Lee, Sigma-Aldrich, Tenneco, ThomsonReuters, and Wockhardt.

He was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge. He was named 2012 Dealmaker of the Year by The M&A Advisor, and 2010 Boutique Investment Banker of the Year by Global M&A Network. He is married to Lucy Sykes, and they have two sons.