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What's Beneath the Surface?



Experienced. Connected. Trusted.
Mekong Strategic Capital is an Investment and Advisory firm headquartered in Cambodia and operating across the Greater Mekong region. We dedicate senior level resources to every step of our engagements and leverage the deep relationships we’ve formed over many years operating in the region. We take the time to understand our clients’ needs to maximise the value we can bring to their business.
Our strengths:
  • On the ground presence with extensive networks
  • Diverse team with global experience
  • We act in the best interests of our clients at all times 
  • A focus on Sustainability: Establishing industry best practices and collaborating on structuring solutions for green financing market gaps.
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Our Services
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Corporate Finance

Our practice provides unparalleled insights to international investors seeking exposure to the high growth economies of the Mekong Region, as well as local emerging corporates and institutions. Our advisory work includes Mergers & Acquisitions, Divestments, Capital Raising for both debt and equity, and debt structuring.

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Climate Finance

Mekong Strategic Capital is committed to responsible and ethical investing and advisory to help promote the long-term success of our communities, the environment and our partners. In partnership with others we seek to help create a future that is defined by sustainable and equitable management of the world’s natural resources.

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Investment Management

Mekong Strategic Capital identifies opportunities and invests into attractive firms and projects in the Mekong Region. Our target sectors include financial services, technology, infrastructure and renewable energy, and real estate. Investment opportunities across multiple asset classes include fixed income, property, and private and listed equities.

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Our Team

Founded in 2014 by our two principals John McGinley and Stephen Higgins, Mekong Strategic Capital has an experienced and committed team of professionals, with a diverse set of skills and backgrounds.

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John McGinley

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

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Stephen Higgins

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

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Bora Kem


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We work in small, focused teams that are agile, efficient and focused on delivering excellence to our clients.

3 JUNE 2021
'Covid-19 loan restructuring driving bank profitability'

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“Non Performing Loans are certainly going to increase once the restructuring period ends but the finance sector has enough of a cushion in terms of underlying earnings and capital to absorb the impact,” said former banker Stephen Higgins in reference to the initial March 2021 deadline.


Higgins, who is co-founder and managing partner of investment and advisory firm Mekong Strategic Partners Co Ltd, added that the feedback from industry participants in March was that a large portion of those who initially requested a loan moratorium had returned to paying status.

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