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SECA Breakfast Event: China: M&A and Corporate Expansion for Swiss SMEs

DateThursday, 6 June 2019
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Time8.00am - 9.00am


AuPremier, Bahnhofplatz 15, 8001 Zurich

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How can SMEs be sold to Chinese firms or expand into China Recent trends & focus of Chinese buyers - Recent trends & focus of Chinese buyers.

The speakers will share their experiences of co-investing and advising Chinese Cor-porates / Private Equity investors in their acquisitions of European companies as well as discuss how Swiss SMEs can partner with private equity investors or Chinese firms to expand or establish a footprint in China. They will present some case studies but also allude to potential pitfalls and challenges inherent to cross-border M&A with Chinese firms and the establishment of a presence in the world second largest economy.

The speakers will also discuss about the recent slowdown of outbound M&A transac-tions of Chinese firms, provide their outlook and share their views on the appetite and sectorial focus of Chinese Corporates and Private Equity investors.

Mandarin Capital Partners is an Italian-German Private Equity fund backed by European and US American LPs that invests in export-oriented European Mid-Market European companies with strong growth perspectives and significant market potential, especially in China. It invests in majority and minority stakes

A1 Capital is a cross-border M&A advisor focused on outbound acquisitions of Chi-nese / Asian Corporates and Private Equity investors of North American and European mid and large size companies with a focus on the DACH region.



  • Inna Gehrt, Head of German Office, Mandarin Capital Partners
  • Patrick Steinemann, CEO, A1 Capital


07.30    Registration and welcome
08.00    Presentations from Inna Gehrt and Patrick Steinemann
08.45    Q&A
09.00    Breakfast & Networking


Language: English

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