David Feldman is a Director of Urban Select Capital Partners. He founded Feldman LLP in 1996 and is its Managing Partner. David received a Bachelor of Science in economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 1982 and his Juris Doctor in 1985 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. David is the former Chairman of Wharton’s worldwide Alumni Association Board. David serves as a member of the Board of Advisors of Channel Capital Management LLC. He is also on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Association for Corporate Growth’s New York chapter. In addition, he serves on the Board of Trustees of Lawrence Woodmere Academy, and on the Board of Directors of Youth Renewal Fund. He has previously been a member of or associated with the law firms of Feldman & Ellenoff (which he co-founded); Pryor Cashman LLP; Reavis & McGrath (now Fulbright & Jaworski); and Rivkin Radler LLP.
Jas Hayre is a Director of Urban Select Capital Partners. Mr. Hayre is a chartered accountant and has over 20 years of experience in public and private practice advising clients on cross-border tax issues. Jas Hayre is also a Managing Director of Abacus Private Equity. Prior to joining Abacus he had his own international tax consulting firm, C2 Global Solutions, and was a tax partner and leader of the international tax services group for Ernst & Young, LLP in Vancouver for over 10 years. Mr. Hayre has advised clients on minimizing their overall global effective tax rates resulting in very substantial savings. His clients have ranged from owner-managed private corporations to Fortune 100 companies. Jas’s experience includes a wide variety of industries, including energy and oil, pharmaceuticals, forest products, technology, manufacturing, metal and mining, real estate and financial services industries. Mr. Hayre has held leadership and advisory roles across the spectrum of company sizes and stages from private to publicly held companies inclusive.
Joseph W. Fodor is the Chairman of Urban Select Capital Partners Corp. and founding partner of China Select Capital Hong Kong. Mr. Fodor has been based in Vancouver, Canada for the past 18 years and prior to that resided in Toronto, Canada. Mr. Fodor has over 25 years experience in structuring and arranging domestic and international mergers and acquisitions with a diverse group of clients, including Manulife Private Equity, Macquarie Bank and Universal Studios and has been involved with over US$1.3 billion in transactions with a particular emphasis on film, television and other media. Mr. Fodor has worked with most of the major film studios in structured film financing programs in North America and Australia.
From 1979 until 1985, Mr. Fodor was a founder and partner in Current Records, a highly successful independent Canadian record label with gold and platinum winning artists including Martha and the Muffins and The Parachute Club.
From 1987-1988 Mr. Fodor was the COO of Nelvana, a leading animation film company.
From 1993- 1998, Mr. Fodo was the CEO of Monarch Entertianment a leading production service film financing company that partnered with major film and television companies to do production in Canada.
From 1998-2000, Mr.Fodor was a principal of Norfolk Capital, a private investment bank that raised substantial funds for major studio-sponsored Canadian film productions.
Mr. has been a principal in Watershed Capital Partners, Norfolk Capital and Nova Bancorp as well as an executive with the CIT Group (formerly Newcourt Credit) and worked as a practicing lawyer.
Mr. Fodor received a B.A. and M.B.A. degree from University of Toronto and completed LL.B from Queens University and Admission to the Bar and Law Society of Upper Canada in 1977.
Min Kuang is the Chief Executive Officer of Urban Select Capital Partners Corp.. Ms. Kuang has over 15 years’ experience in managing public companies, mergers and acquisitions, business development, and investment management. Ms. Kuang is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Asia Select Asset Management Inc. in Canada and the Chief Executive Officer of Asia Select Investment Fund Inc., a private equity firm established in April 2007, where she is responsible for equity investments, mergers and acquisition transactions, and taking companies public. From 2001 to 2007, Ms. Kuang founded Orient Ventures Ltd., a Vancouver-based investment and financial advisory firm which is engaged in mergers and acquisition transactions in China and Canada. She has been involved in a wide range of technology M&A, joint ventures, and other strategic alliance transactions for resource, medical device, and healthcare companies in China and, Canada. Ms. Kuang received an M.B.A. from Lawrence Technology University in Michigan and a B.A. degree from China.