Lynx’s professional team has decades of experience in banking, consulting and principal investing across Asia. Our extensive network and long track record in a variety of industries through multiple economic cycles has equipped us with a deep and unique understanding of regional businesses and sponsors.


Managing Partner

  • Djamal is an Indonesian and a veteran of the Asian investment banking landscape with over 25 years of experience in leadership roles in the region.
  • He was previously the Head of Debt Origination for Asia at Nomura Singapore and the Co-Head of Capital Markets & Treasury Services, SE Asia and Head of Investment Banking for Indonesia at Deutsche Bank. Djamal has also worked in the structured finance space with Citibank, Rabobank and led the Indonesia coverage team for Peregrine Fixed Income.
  • Djamal holds a BA from University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.


Managing Partner

  • Arbel is an American with extensive experience in both investment banking and commercial banking.
  • Prior to establishing Lynx, Arbel was Head of Regional Business Development for Raiffeisen Bank International in Singapore, with regional responsibility for corporate clients, financial institutions, loan syndications, and principal investments. Arbel has also held senior positions at AXA, Renaissance Capital, Peregrine Fixed Income, and Lehman Brothers in the US, Europe and Asia.
  • Arbel holds a BSc from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a joint MBA/MA from Wharton Business School & Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania.


Managing Partner

  • Rizal is a prominent Indonesian businessman and co-owner of the Risjadson Group, one of Indonesia’s most established and reputable business groups, with activities in manufacturing, mining, energy, chemicals, agriculture, property, and movie production. He is an experienced investor, including such success stories as Berau Coal (LBO) and Risco Energy (upstream oil & gas).
  • Rizal brings a wealth of experience in deal-making, acquisitions, operational and business management, and government relations.


Managing Partner

  • Dicky is an Indonesian with over 12 years of experience in investment banking in Southeast Asia across products including M&A, DCM, private financing and ECM.
  • He was previously the Joint Head of Investment Banking & Financing for Indonesia at Nomura and Co-Head of Capital Markets for Indonesia at Deutsche Bank. Prior to that, he was with Merrill Lynch and PT Anugra Capital.
  • Dicky holds a BSc from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and an MSc in Financial Engineering from Columbia University, New York.


  • Afaque has 15 years of investment banking experience in South and Southeast Asia.
  • Prior to joining Lynx, Afaque was part of the Financing Group at Nomura Singapore Limited. Before Nomura, Afaque worked in several roles and locations within Deutsche Bank as part of their Sales and Trading division.
  • Afaque has a deep understanding of both financing and derivative transactions.
  • Afaque holds an MBA from Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.


  • Manish has more than 9 years of experience in Southeast Asia in various international institutions across products including investment banking, commercial banking, project finance and private equity.
  • Manish was previously with Standard Bank where he was part of the structured debt team focusing on the commodity sector including coal, gold and oil & gas. Prior to that, he worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he worked on M&A and ECM transactions.
  • Manish holds a BE from Mumbai University and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.


  • Mufti is an Indonesian based in Jakarta, with extensive experience in private equity, investment banking and management consulting.
  • Prior to joining Lynx, Mufti was with Headland Capital, Pantheon, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and McKinsey & Co. Mufti has worked on and completed investments and transactions across the Asia Pacific, primarily in Southeast Asia.
  • Mufti holds a BSc from Bandung Institute of Technology and an MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management.




  • Adi is an Indonesian based in Jakarta, with more than 8 years of business development experience in technology and natural resources.
  • Prior to joining Lynx, Adi led business development for a forest management company in Indonesia. He also ran sales and marketing for a technology company in Singapore. 
  • Adi holds a BE from Nanyang Technological University and an MBA from Nyenrode Business Universiteit Netherlands.




  • Ivan is an Indonesian based in Jakarta, with experience executing M&A transactions across consumer, mining and industrial sectors in Southeast Asia
  • Prior to joining Lynx, Ivan was with Barclays Southeast Asia investment banking 
  • Ivan holds a BBA from Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor