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Sheldon Trainor


Sheldon Trainor is an executive director and board member of Macau Legend Development Limited. He is involved in the company’s strategic decision‐making, financial planning, and business development. Macau Legend Development is one of the 10 largest casino groups globally and is listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange.

Sheldon is also a director of PacBridge Capital Partners, a boutique corporate advisory and principal investment firm based in Hong Kong. PacBridge was formed in early 2009 and is focused on the energy, resource and commodity sectors in Asia and has completed more than $4 billion U.S. in transactions. PacBridge also has investments in the natural resources sector and the portfolio companies including PT StarGate Resources (the third largest nickel mining operation in Indonesia in partnership with Glencore), Ibris Agri (an integrated sugar, palm oil and bio‐energy business in Indonesia and Singapore) and various gold and coal concessions in Indonesia.

Prior to the formation of PacBridge, Sheldon was vice chairman of Merrill Lynch Asia and was responsible for senior client coverage and principal investments for Merrill Lynch in the Asia Pacific Region. Before that he was the head of investment banking in Asia for Merrill Lynch; he was responsible for corporate finance, country coverage, debt and equity capital markets and the leverage finance businesses in Asia and was a member of the Pacific Rim regional operating committee, managing a team of over 230 professionals and 30 support staff across 10 countries including India and China. Merrill Lynch was named Best Investment Bank in Asia in 2007 (by asset) and awarded Best General Industries Bank of the Year by Finance Asia in 2005 and 2006.

Previous to joining Merrill Lynch in 2005, Sheldon was a managing director and head, general industries group at Morgan Stanley in Asia. Under his leadership, Morgan Stanley was awarded Best General Industries Bank of the Year by Finance Asia from 2000 to 2004. Sheldon joined Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong in 1994 – he started his investment banking career at Credit Suisse First Boston in 1990 in Australia after graduating from the University of British Columbia with a bachelor of commerce degree.