Chien Lee is the founder, chairman and CEO of NewCity Capital since its formation in February 2013, NewCity Capital is a private investment company focused on hospitality, sport and real estate businesses. in December 2017 Mr. Lee became the co- chairman and co-owner of Barnsley FC, a professional association football club based in the town of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England. The team play in the Championship. In June 2016, Mr. Lee became the chairman of board and co- owner at OGC Nice FC, a French association football club based in Nice. The club was founded in 1904 and currently plays in Ligue 1, the top-tier of French football. in October 2017, Mr. Lee became director of Trade.io the blockchain P2P trading platform.
Since June 2014, Mr. Lee has been an investor and served as director of Asian Coast Development (Canada) Ltd., the developer of The Ho Tram Strip Vietnam, one of the region's largest integrated resorts. In October 2004, Mr. Lee co-founded 7 Days Group Holdings Limited (NYSE: SVN), one of the leading budget hotel chains in China. Mr. Lee also co-founded The Officebox in April 2004, a Chinese office products retail chain. Mr. Lee was a founding member, chairman of the board and CEO of CS China Acquisition Corp., a blank-check company that completed its initial business combination in February 2010 with Asia Gaming & Resorts, Ltd. to form Asia Entertainment and Resources Ltd (NASDAQ:AERL).
Mr. Lee is a founder and since August 1989 has served as the chairman of Lee Holdings Company, Inc., a US-based investment company focusing on the acquisition of nonperforming assets in the United States from different sources, including but not limited to major banks and life insurance companies.
Founder, Chairman and CEO of Newcity Capital LLC
Co-founder of 7 Days Group Holdings Limited
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CS Capital USA
Chairman of the Board of Directors, OGC Nice
Co-founder and Director for Office box China