Mr. Chan Heng Fai has restructured over 35 companies in different industries and countries in the past 40 years

In 1987, Mr. Chan Heng Fai acquired American Pacific Bank, a full service U.S. commercial bank, out of bankruptcy.He recapitalised and grew the bank's operations. Under his guidance, American Pacific Bank became a US NASDAQ high asset quality bank, with zero loan losses for over 5 consecutive years before it was ultimately bought and merged into Riverview Bancorp Inc. Prior to its merger with Riverview Bancorp Inc., in June 2004, American Pacific Bank was ranked #13 by the Seattle Times "Annual Northwest's Top 100 Public Companies" for the year 2003, and ranked #6 in the Oregon state for the year 2003, which ranked ahead of names such as Nike, Microsoft, Costco, AT&T Wireless and Amazon.com.

BankINVESTOR magazine ranked American Pacific Bank as the top 21 best performance bank among all publicly traded banks.