Malcolm MacLeanMalcolm Fraser MacLean IV is the founder, managing partner, and director of Star Asia Group, with offices in Tokyo and the United States. As co-chair of Star Asia’s Investment Committee, he is responsible for the firm’s day-to-day investment activities. Since its founding, Star Asia Group has acquired or developed more than $10 billion of real estate and real estate-related assets in Japan. MacLean also is the co-founder of Taurus Capital Partners LLC, which makes opportunistic investments in public and private companies, partnerships, and other structured vehicles globally. He previously served as president, portfolio manager, and head trader for Mercury Global Real Estate Advisors LLC, a global real estate investment firm, and prior to that as an investment banker for large Wall Street firms. MacLean has nearly three decades of experience in the global investment business with a focus on the acquisition of private and public real estate debt and equity securities and direct property throughout Japan and non-Japan Asia, the United States, and Europe, having structured and consummated more than $20 billion of investments over his career.

At Trinity, MacLean majored in economics and minored in legal studies. He also studied international economics at Cambridge University in England.

MacLean and his family live in Greenwich, Connecticut.