Partners & Managing Directors


Peter AdamsPartnerBeijing
Peter Batey CMG,OBEChairmanBeijing
Roger EllisOperating ExecutiveLondon
Howie HeManaging DirectorBeijing
George KANG (KANG Jun)PartnerShenzhen
Angela LIANGManaging DirectorShanghai
Jules PleumeekersManaging DirectorShanghai
Edward RadcliffePartnerShanghai
David RussellManaging DirectorShanghai
Marcus Shadbolt,FCAManaging PartnerBeijing and London
Jason WANGPartnerShanghai

Marcus Shadbolt, FCA

Managing Partner

Marcus Shadbolt co-founded Vermilion Partners in 2004. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ advisory and private equity experience. He splits his time between Europe and Beijing, where he lived from 2004 to 2008. He has advised on many cross-border transactions in a range of sectors in China, the US, Europe and Latin America. He is also a director of XDK Group Limited, a group manufacturing fibre optic connection assemblies based in Guangdong.

Prior to joining Vermilion, Marcus was a director at Botts & Company, a European investment banking firm. He spent eight years at Botts, primarily focused on European middle-market private equity investments in industrial products and services, leisure and media. At Botts, Marcus also completed a range of cross-border strategic advisory and merger and acquisition mandates. From 2000 to 2002, he lived in Munich where he established and managed Botts’ German office.

Prior to joining Botts, Marcus was employed in the Financial Services Division of Coopers & Lybrand in London, where he performed various audit, due diligence and forensic accounting assignments in the banking, insurance and private equity markets. Marcus is a CEDR Accredited Mediator and has an MSc in International Banking and Financial Studies from Herriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and a BSc in Mathematics with Philosophy from the University of Durham.