Forum billboard: 2016 Global Merger Forum
aking 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.
Afternoon of Sept 9.
Xiamen Convention and Exhibition Center, Xiamen, Fujian province.
China Association of Private Equity (CAPE),
China International Investment Promotion,
Beijing Financial Assets Exchange,
Xiamen Municipal Bureau of Convention and Exhibition Affairs
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.