The M&A team has advised on a significant number of projects in China, assisting leading Fortune 500 and medium sized multinationals to access the China market via acquisitions, China corporate restructuring operations, Greenfield or joint venture establishment.
The M&A Practice usually handles 15-20 complex transactions and 20-30 corporate projects per year. Project size ranges 20-100 million Usd for Inbound M&A projects, and 50-200 million Usd for outbound projects.
In 2011, the M&A practice closed 9 deals with a value of 600 million Usd. In 2012, this practice has closed 58 deals, with a value of 300 million Usd.
This practice consists of 20 staff with a well spread skill set and seniority (analyst, associate, manager, senior manager, associate director, principal, director and partners) that include both Chinese and foreign staff. A majority of our staff holds postgraduate (MBA or other discipline) degree, and multilingual skills (CPA, CFA, industrial background, etc).
Deal origination: support the company in generating both buy-side and sale-side mandates and support business development activities.
Execute M&A engagements: independently manage M&A and corporate transaction assignments, from target search, due diligence coordination, to negotiation and government relations support.
Client management: liaise with clients to ensure timely and quality deliverables, playing a board of director advisory role to the clients.
Management responsibilities: provide oversight and management to a deal team (goal setting, performance management,). Support our Sector Group activities.
Track record of successfully closing M&A transactions.
Minimum 6/8 years investment banking or corporate development experience in China.
Bilingual (English, Chinese).
Strong China network.
Exceptional deal negotiation and deal closure abilities.
Proven ability to structure deals.
Strong strategic thinker with excellent business acumen and corporate sense.
Skilled at valuation, due diligence exposure and determining financial impact.
Mature individual with minimum supervision.
MBA degree or equivalent qualification (CPA or CFA) preferred.