China: M&A and Corporate Expansion for Swiss SMEs

06.06.2019 | 08:00 - 09:00
AuPremier, Bahnhofplatz 15, 8001 Zurich
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How can SMEs be sold to Chinese firms or expand into China Recent trends & focus of Chinese buyers - Recent trends & focus of Chinese buyers.


The speakers will share their experiences of co-investing and advising Chinese Cor-porates / Private Equity investors in their acquisitions of European companies as well as discuss how Swiss SMEs can partner with private equity investors or Chinese firms to expand or establish a footprint in China. They will present some case studies but also allude to potential pitfalls and challenges inherent to cross-border M&A with Chinese firms and the establishment of a presence in the world second largest economy.The speakers will also discuss about the recent slowdown of outbound M&A transac-tions of Chinese firms, provide their outlook and share their views on the appetite and sectorial focus of Chinese Corporates and Private Equity investors. Speakers: Inna Gehrt, Head of German Office, Mandarin Capital Partners Patrick Steinemann, CEO, A1 Capital Program:07.30    Registration and welcome08.00    Presentations from Inna Gehrt and Patrick Steinemann08.45    Q&A09.00    Breakfast & Networking