Managing Partner, Co-Founder
Enrique Cuan is a member of Mercury Capital Advisors' Executive Committee. He was previously a Managing Director and Head of International Distribution for the Merrill Lynch Private Equity Funds Group. Mr. Cuan is responsible for advising institutional investors in Europe and Asia (ex-Japan and Korea) on their alternative investments in private equity, real estate, infrastructure, hedge funds, venture capital, mezzanine and distressed funds. Mr. Cuan’s investors include the largest sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, pension funds, funds of funds and institutional family offices in these regions. Mr. Cuan joined Merrill Lynch in 1995, and prior to joining the Private Equity Funds Group, he worked in Singapore marketing private equity investments to institutional and ultra-high net worth individuals. Previously, he worked for Chase Manhattan Bank in New York in the International Private Banking Division. Mr. Cuan graduated cum laude from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and French Literature. He currently holds an SGR (All Products, Securities and Financial Derivatives) license with the FCA of the U.K. Mr. Cuan is the Founder of the Pratthanadee Foundation in Bangkok, Thailand, an award-winning NGO focused on helping disadvantaged young women improve their economic wellbeing through mentorship, a proprietary curriculum and a series of workshops designed to develop their confidence and self-esteem. The NGO has trained over 32,000 women and was recognized as the Top Mid-Sized NGO in Thailand (2015) by the Rockefeller Foundation. Mr. Cuan also serves as a Senior Mentor in the Latinos in Finance organization.