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National policies are encouraging Chinese firms to “go global” and build internationally known brands. At the same time, resource needs are driving Chinese companies to foray abroad.

When: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Where: JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong
One Pacific Place
88 Queensway
Hong Kong
Contact: Amanda Ho

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National policies are encouraging Chinese firms to “go global” and build internationally known brands. At the same time, resource needs are driving Chinese companies to foray abroad. 
  • How are Chinese companies doing thus far?
  • What are the key obstacles they face?
  • How steep are the financial, cultural, management, and governance challenges?
  • What are the opportunities for professional services in Hong Kong?
  • What are the implications for the Canadian business community?
About the Speakers:
Alastair Campbell
Director of Asian Capital Partner

Alastair Campbell is a Director of Asian Capital Partner, the leading independent Asian investment bank. In a career spanning 35 years, he has advised Governments, Financial Institutions and Multinational companies on a broad range of transactional and public affairs assignments. He has served as Head of Europe Coverage for ICBC International, part of china’s largest bank, as Vice Chairman Greater China for Apco Worldwide, and as China President of the French digital media group Thomson S.A. Mr Campbell holds an M.A. degree from Oxford University in Oriental studies,  and a diploma from Beijing University in Chinese studies. He speaks Mandarin and several European languages.
Honson To
Head of Transactions and Restructuring, KPMG China
Honson is the leader for the Advisory business in Asia Pacific, a group with 450 partners and over 6,000 professionals spanning a wide range of advisory services in a number of high growth markets. In his role as the leader of Transactions and Restructuring in China, Honson is heavily involved with China M&A activity on a day-to-day basis. He has a number of significant clients in the domestic state-owned sector as well as in private equity that engage in outbound and domestic M&A transactions. He also speaks frequently at M&A and private equity conferences in China and overseas. Honson has lead a number of transaction advisory engagements involving the oil and gas sector, including CNOOC’s acquisition of Nexen, the largest China outbound transaction to date valued at US$15.1 billion.
About the Moderator:
Stephen D. Wortley
Partner, Chair of China Practice
Group and Chair of Hong Kong office 

Mr Stephen D. Wortley is the Chair of McMillan's Hong Kong office, a leading Canadian law firm. Stephen's practice emphasizes domestic and international securities and corporate matters. His experience includes TSX and Stock Exchange of Hong Kong listings (including Vancouver-based China Gold’s Stock Exchange of Hong Kong listing), and Chinese outbound M&A transactions into Canada, advising both SOE’s and SME’s.  In Hong Kong, Stephen is external counsel for Sunwah International.  He is ranked in Corporate M&A by Chambers Global, in China – Mergers and Acquisitions by The Legal Media Group and is listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada (Mergers and Acquisition Law). Stephen has spoken extensively on alternative investment structures in Canada and the role that Hong Kong can play as a jumping off point for those investments. Stephen was born, raised and educated in Vancouver, and now resides in Hong Kong.

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