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2016 Global Merger Forum

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated:2016-08-18

Taking note of the yuan’s growing  influence in the global and domestic economy, and the rapid pace of Chinese  investment overseas, the 19th China International Fair for Investment  & Trade will include a forum to examine investment policies, cases of  investment practices, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) trends  worldwide. 

Government officials from China’s  Ministry of Commerce, foreign diplomats, M&A associations, and investment  agencies are invited to attend the forum to explore new investment opportunities  in the context of the growing influence of the yuan.

Time:

Afternoon of Sept  9.

Location: 

Xiamen Convention and Exhibition  Center, Xiamen, Fujian province.


Organizers:

China  Association of Private Equity  (CAPE),

China  International Investment Promotion,  

Beijing Financial  Assets Exchange,

Xiamen Municipal Bureau of  Convention and Exhibition Affairs


Tentative schedule

3:00 pm – 3:20  pm

Liu Dianxun, director of the  investment promotion bureau at the Ministry of Commerce, and Yi Xiqun, executive  vice-president of the China Association of Private Equity, are to give speeches  at the commencement of the forum.

3:20 pm – 3:30  pm

Keynote speech by Hans Dietmar  Schweisgut, European Union ambassador to China

3:30 pm – 3:40  pm

Keynote speech by Myron Brilliant,  executive vice-president of the US Chamber of Commerce.

3:40 pm – 3:50  pm

Keynote speech by Xu Jinghong,  chairman of Tsinghua Holdings Co.

3:50 pm – 4:00  pm

Release of two research  reports.

The report on global M&A  activities in 2016 is a joint effort between the China Association of Private  Equity (CAPE) and the accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. The report on  legal services for companies undergoing M&A activities is a joint report by  CAPE and the law firm Jones Day.

4:00 pm – 4:40  pm

Roundtable session to talk about  global M&A trends.

4:40 pm – 5:20  pm

Roundtable session to compare the  similarities and differences of M&A activities taking place in China and  Germany

5:20 pm – 6:00  pm

Roundtable session to address the  challenges overseas markets present to Chinese  companies.

6:00 pm – 6:05  pm

Wang Qiongwen, director of Xiamen  Municipal Bureau of Convention and Exhibition Affairs will give a speech  summarizing the forum.

A VIP dinner party will take place  later in the evening and to reserve a seat at the event, please call  010-8808-6895, 010-8808-7229, or 010-8808-6775.

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