Gordon Parker, Partner
Gordon has over 17 years of investment banking experience in the US and Asia. At DBO, Gordon’s clients span a wide range of industries, including industrials, technology, consumer products and cannabis. Prior to joining DBO, Gordon led Morgan Stanley’s Southeast Asia Mergers & Acquisitions business from 2013 to 2018. In this role he advised local, regional and global companies and investors on acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. He was previously a member of the Asia M&A team, based in Hong Kong. In over 10 years based in Asia, Gordon executed over $30Bn of complex, cross-border transactions for a diverse group of corporate, private equity and sovereign clients including AES, Aviva, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, CITIC Capital, GE, KKR, Petronas, PetroVietnam, RBS, Temasek, TCC Group, TPG, and Vietnam Airlines.
Prior to moving to Asia in 2007, Gordon was a member of Morgan Stanley’s Financial Sponsors Group based in New York, where he played a critical role in several industry-defining transactions such as the 2006 IPO of KKR PEI and the 2007 IPO of The Blackstone Group. He has advised on over $11bn of equity IPOs and over $2Bn of lead-managed leveraged finance offerings in support of private equity clients.
Gordon earned a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree with highest honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.