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14.10.2015 18:00-21:00 Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center

Seminar with Dinner - Merger & Acquisition in China


The German Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Swiss Chamber of Commerce, is delighted to invite you to a joint seminar about M&A in China.


European companies are increasingly turning to M&A as a means to pursue their expansion plans in China. However, China's unique business, cultural and regulatory environment makes this a highly complex topic. How should companies approach M&A opportunities? What are the most important aspects that need to be considered when acquiring a company in China?


Our two speakers, Dr. K.-H. Lin, President of Asia-Pacific Management Consulting GmbH (APMC) and Ms. Liu Yaqi, Of Counsel at Wenfei Law, will share their view and experience on this complex subject with the audience.


Presentation 1: Do´s and Don't´s in M&A in China
- target search/selection, due diligence, contract and price negotiation, signing, closing and post merger integration
- how to work with consultants, advisors and lawyers
- project example


Presentation 2: Legal Insights of M&A in China
- Chinese government approvals in common M&A cases
- special requirements when targeting a state-owned enterprise
- upcoming Foreign Investment Law and its impact
- application of anti-monopoly law in M&A cases


Dr. Kuang-Hua LIN is the founder and president of Asia-Pacific Management Consulting GmbH, a renowned consultancy specialized on cross-border projects between Europe and Asia. Since 1997, APMC has helped more than 500 German and European companies – ranging from SMEs to public listed enterprises – to expand into Asian markets. Dr. Lin is a well known expert for Asia / China and highly in demand by the industry: as project manager, moderator and chief negotiator for M&A and Joint Ventures with Asian companies; as intercultural HR consultant for searching and selecting managers for Asia; and as board member to monitor companies' investments in Asia.


Ms. LIU Yaqi is a lawyer who holds degrees from the Beijing Foreign Studies University and the Cornell Law School in Ithaca, New York. She is admitted to the New York bar and works for Wenfei Law since January 2012, where she focuses, among other fields, on M&A transactions.


Language: English


18:00 - 18:30 Registration
18:30 - 19:10 Presentation 1 by Dr. Kuang-Hua LIN
19:10 - 19:50 Presentation 2 by Ms. LIU Yaqi
19:50 - 21:00 Buffet Dinner & Networking


Fee: German Chamber Member: RMB 250 | Non-Member: RMB 400

Venue: Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center, 50 Liangmaqiao Road, Chaoyang District, 100125 Beijing
北京燕莎中心有限公司凯宾斯基饭店, 朝阳区亮马桥路50号, 100125 北京


Contact: Ms. Sarah Chen I I +86 (0)10 6539 6663


Registration: until October 13, 2015 here


Please note: In case you registered but cannot attend, please remember to cancel your reservation 24 hours in advance, otherwise a no-show fee will be applied and you will be invoiced for the event.


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