Category Archives: investments

Premier Li in anti-recession mode – Sara Hsu

Europe talks already about a triple-dip, a third financial crisis, as China´s premier Li Keqiang visited the continent with a global anti-recession business trip, offering deals to Germany, Italy and Russia. Financial analyst Sara Hsu. “Bolstering growth is needed in those countries… It won´t be Li´s last tour.”

Chinese investors turn to Tokyo real estate – Wei Gu

Relations between China and Japan might be tense, Chinese companies and individuals spend increasingly their capital in the real estate of Tokyo, writes WSJ wealth editor Wei Gu in her column at the Wall Street Journal.

Why China needs Europe now – Shaun Rein

Premier Li Keqiang will visit Germany this week with the largest business delegation ever. Business analyst Shaun Rein explains why China has a rather weak economy, and needs Europe for support. With some advise on German business how to treat Chinese competitors.

William Bao Bean joins China Accelerator

William Bao Bean has joined SOS Ventures as an Investment Partner, Asia and takes over as Managing Director of Chinaccelerator, the first and longest running startup accelerator program in China based out of Shanghai and run by SOS Ventures.

China´s finance, between bears and bulls – Sara Hsu

Last year China promised it would not bail out its unruly financial sector. It still did. It promised swiping financial reforms. They did not materialize. Financial analyst Sara Hsu discusses the current state of China´s finance and what the government should do. Asking questions are Chao Pan and Fons Tuinstra.

Funding from Europe: mixed results for Chinese firms – Sara Hsu

Chinese firms going abroad might be high on political and economic agenda´s, but their performances on European stock markets has been bad, with the exception perhaps of London, writes financial analyst Sara Hsu at the Diplomat. A short overview.

Europe book tour for Joel Backaler

Author Joel Backaler of “China Goes West: Everything You Need to Know About Chinese Companies Going Global” is visiting Europe this month on an impressive book tour. Shortly, he will visit Dublin, London, Hamburg, Brussels, Amsterdam, 14 events in 8 cities.

Economic changes produce different Chinese billionaires – Rupert Hoogewerf

The arrival of Alibaba´s Jack Ma at the top of the Hurun rich list, is part of a profound economic change in China, says Hurun founder Rupert Hoogewerf. New billionaires will be coming from new media and entertainment, while real estate, manufacturing and mining will lose their old positions, he tells in China Economic Net.

Play rules for foreign investors at China exchanges – Wei Gu

Foreign investors are getting slowly a bit of access to stock markets in China. WSJ wealth editor Wei Gu discusses pitfalls with Alan Wang of Value Partners. They should stick to the big names, and not follow the domestic hypes, they conclude.

Joel Backaler to visit Europe in October

Joel Backaler, a leading expert on China´s outbound investments, will be visiting Europe in October and has still some time slots available for speeches. He will be visiting London and Dublin in the week of October 5, and Brussel and Amsterdam in the week of October 13.