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Malainy Xia

Managing Director
Years with Phoenix: 3
Years of Investment Banking Experience: 18

Malainy Xia is a Managing Director at Phoenix with over 18 years of international investment banking experience. She provides unique expertise and relationships in completing cross-border transactions with a particular focus in the China region.

Over the course of her professional career, Miss. Xia has developed a number of client relationships and has specialized in serving companies within the United States, European and Asian markets. She has extensive experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, initial public offering, private investment in public entity, capital raise, and expansion/growth financing and has successfully led over 50 investment banking transactions.

Malainy has served private, family-owned and publicly traded companies as well as institutional investors spanning a wide spectrum of industries including e-commerce, food and beverage, energy, real estate, and consumer products. Malainy's comprehensive global presence, combined with her transactional leadership and wide range of industry experience, makes her instrumental in the origination and execution of both domestic and cross-border transactions.


  • Aircraft & Parts
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Consumer Products
  • Education
  • Electrical Products
  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Food and Beverage
  • Motion Theater Pictures
  • Pharmaceutical Products
  • Real Estate
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunication


  • Equity Raise
  • Expansion/Growth Financing
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Investment in Public Equity
  • Initial Public Offering


Malainy served as a leader for the following transactions:

  • Buy-side Advisor for a private placement transaction of $15.7 million in the industry of Consumer/Retail. The client was a venture capital with AUM exceeding $2.6 billion.
  • M&A Advisor for a sale of a pharmaceutical R&D company. 70% stake in the company was acquired for $33.18 million.
  • M&A Advisor for a $15.87 million sale of a mining manufacturer of tin, iron, copper, aluminum, zinc and other mining products. 51% stake was acquired in this transaction.
  • Raised $15 million in private placement for a technology company of carbon nanotubes products.
  • M&A Advisor for a $28 million sale of a bioscience company with customers in top pharmaceutical companies and life science research agencies. The transaction was closed in 4 months.
  • Raised $12 million in private placement for a technology company.


Prior to joining Phoenix, Malainy was the Managing Director and Co-founder of Asia Pacific Investment Partners, a boutique New York City based investment banking advisory firm, with a special focus on mergers and acquisitions and equity capital raise advisory. Malainy also served as a Director at Ashir Group where she worked several transactions in listing Chinese companies on the U.S. Exchanges, private equity, and M&A. During her professional career at Ashir Group, she was involved in building and coordinating successful listing plans for more than 20 Chinese companies, and raised capital and M&A transactions in totally over $240 million.


Malainy graduated with a Bachelor's degree in both Finance and Economics from Tongji University in Shanghai, China, and earned her Master's of Science in Finance from Suffolk University in Boston, MA. Malainy is fluent in Chinese - Mandarin and Shanghaiese.

Malainy Xia

Contact Information

Office Location: New York

Mobile: (347) 415-0973


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