Thanathip is a co-founder and chief executive officer of Sage Capital. He has extensive experience in all aspects of investment banking including M&A, distressed assets & restructuring, corporate finance and capital markets. His past transactions include the sales of Metrostar Property Plc. and United Securities Plc., G Steel Plc.’s US$ 260 million strategic investments in Nakornthai Strip Mill Plc., US$ 50 million international private placement through global accelerated book building of Sino-Thai Engineering and Construction Plc., US$ 20 million convertible debenture of Property Perfect Plc., Baht 25,000 million financial restructuring of Jasmine Group, and the recapitalization of SG Asia Credit Plc. under Tier 1 Capital Assistant Program of the Ministry of Finance.
Previously, he was a partner in Finansa Group and an executive director of Finansa Securities Co., Ltd., responsible for investment banking. During 1996-1998, Thanathip was a director and deputy managing director of Cathay Capital Co., Ltd., in charge of investment banking and treasury. During 1992-1996, he was a senior vice president responsible for investment banking and treasury at Multi-Credit Corporation of Thailand Plc. (MCC). Prior to MCC, he worked as an assistant manager in an investment banking team at Bank of America, focusing mainly on treasury risk management
In addition, Thanathip has been a speaker at major financial seminars as well as a part-time instructor at leading universities such as Thammasat University and Assumption University. During 2001-2003 he was a director of Investment Banking Club under The Association of Securities Companies. During 2005-2007, he was an executive director of Forestry Industry Organization under The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. Presently, he is a fellow member of Thai Institute of Directors, an independent director of Sino-Thai Engineering & Construction Plc., Thai Paiboon Insurance Plc., and TIH Limited (a listed company on Singapore Exchange main board), a director of The Alliance of International Corporate Advisors (AICA), and an advisory committee of Mergerbridge.
Thanathip graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University with a B.S. degree majoring in electrical engineering, computer engineering, and industrial management. He received his M.B.A. degree in finance and M.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University. In addition, he has completed senior executive programs of Capital Market Academy (CMA 15), Commerce Academy (TEPCoT 6), Thai Energy Academy (TEA 4), Institute of Business and Industrial Development (IBID 2), as well as Academy of Business Creativity’s Difference Program (ABC 3).