Stephen Hsu

Stephen Hsu the Chairman and a founding Partner of Genoa Partners. He oversees the firm’s operations, transactions and strategic development and his principles and core philosophies drive the firm’s operations and direction. Mr. Hsu has nearly two decades of experience in investment banking and private equity having executed various types of corporate finance transactions, including leveraged and management buyouts, domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, company sales and financings as well as initial public and secondary offerings.

Prior to founding Genoa Partners, Mr. Hsu held executive positions at prominent corporate finance and private family offices in New York and California. He began his career at Lehman Brothers in 2000 and migrated to Thomas Weisel Partners and UBS Investment Bank in order to continue to follow his M&A aspirations. While at these and other firms, Mr. Hsu continued to gain experience, holding positions with increasing responsibility and oversight. During his time in private equity, Mr. Hsu was instrumental in the acquisition strategies, sales process and in creating and implementing growth plans for portfolio companies.

When Mr. Hsu began his career, he knew wanted to actively work with private, growing businesses. These businesses and their owners embody the philosophy and motivation required to innovate and grow. He recognized the enormous value a well-run and properly executed transaction can bring to a budding enterprise and that these companies were under represented by traditional investment banking firms.

Recognizing this void and being a private business owner himself, Mr. Hsu assembled an elite group of trustworthy Partners he has had experience with in the past and began the challenge of creating a new firm that took the best traditional investment banking practices and molded them into solutions made available to all businesses. Born from this is the family of trusted Partners and advisors that lead the firm and guide their clients. Trust in people and lasting relationships remain paramount to Mr. Hsu and Genoa Partners’ legacy.

Mr. Hsu lives in Orange county California with his wife and pets. When he is not working, Mr. Hsu enjoys scuba diving, skiing and other outdoor activities. As a result of his love of art, architecture and animals, Mr. Hsu donates time and money to local funds and charitable organizations which support and promote these causes. Mr. Hsu graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Certificate in Markets and Management Studies. Mr. Hsu is a registered representative of and securities products are offered through BA Securities, LLC. Supervised by the home office: Four Tower Bridge, 200 Barr Harbor Drive, Suite 400, W. Conshohocken, PA 19428. 484-412-8788. Member FINRA SIPC. Genoa Partners LLC and BA Securities, LLC are separate and unaffiliated entities.