SC Capital Partners Group
Mr. Lien is a partner in the firm and a member of the investment committee. He manages acquisition, value enhancement and realization activities. SCCP has raised USD1.8 billion of equity capital for its RECAP funds. Currently USD850 million is being invested via RECAP IV. He is also a member of the investment committee of the $400 million open-ended core plus fund the firm is currently raising and a board member of Japan Hotels and Resorts, Asia’s largest hospitality REIT by market capitalization listed in Tokyo.
Prior to joining SCCP, Ian co-founded Octagon Capital Partners as an Asia focused hotel investment firm providing end-to-end solutions for real-estate investment vehicles it originated in partnership with co-investors. Ian commenced his career in 1988 in development planning with Westin and quickly rose to become the Asia-head of Acquisitions & Development for Westin and eventually Starwood Hotels & Resorts, responsible for managing and coordinating all aspects of growth and development for Starwood in the region, including acquisitions, joint ventures and contract growth.
Ian has a BSc degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University in 1988 and is a member of ANREV, ULI and CSHA.
Andrew MacGeoch, Partner, Head of Asia Real Estate and Infrastructure – Global Head of Hotels Group, BLP
Michael Henssler, COO, Asia, Kempinski
Guy Phillips, SVP Development, Asia & Australia, Hilton Worldwide
Ian Lien, Managing Director, SC Capital Partners Group
James Stuart, Founder, Stuart & Partners