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*POSTPONED* Brisbane: ACBC QLD The Ins and Outs of China Outbound Investment 31 March

31 March 2020

King & Wood Mallesons, Level 33, Waterfront Place, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane

THE INS AND OUTS OF CHINA OUTBOUND INVESTMENT
AN INITIATIVE OF THE ACBC QLD FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY WORKING GROUP
 
In response to the rapidly evolving situation in Australia, ACBC QLD regretfully advises that the Ins and Outs of China Outbound Investment event on Tuesday, March 31st has been postponed until further notice. A rescheduled date will be announced as soon as we can. This was a very difficult decision, however, the health and wellbeing of our staff, members and guests is our first priority. We appreciate that this may come as a disappointment for many of us who were looking forward to this event. We are committed to supporting our members and our experienced speakers are looking forward to connecting with you when the event has been rescheduled.

Date:  Tuesday 31 March 2020
Time:  11.45am registration for 12.00pm - 2.00pm
Venue: King & Wood Mallesons, Level 33, Waterfront Place, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane

Tickets strictly limited

In conjunction with King & Wood Mallesons, we invite you to an exclusive boardroom lunch discussing the latest updates, trends and challenges facing China as a major global foreign investor.
 

Topics for discussion include:

  • What capital controls do Chinese investors need to consider when investing in Australia?
  • What other outbound approvals and processes are involved, and who are the regulators?
  • What is the Chinese Government’s current attitude towards outbound investment?
  • What are the biggest challenges and how can those be overcome?
  • Is there still a “China premium” compared to investors from other jurisdictions?
  • What can we do better at our end to assist?
  • How is FIRB perceived by Chinese investors?

 
This is an opportunity to hear what Chinese investors are taking into consideration when looking across the shore, and what this means for businesses in Australia. The discussion will be led by Jonathan Grant, Partner; and Karim Issa, Senior Associate from King & Wood Mallesons.

We hope you can join us.

PRESENTERS

 

Jonathan Grant
Partner, King & Wood Mallesons


Jonathan is an Australian M&A and securities partner (based in our Shenzhen and Sydney offices). He specialises in public and privately negotiated M&A including schemes of arrangement, takeovers, asset/share sales, competitive sales processes and joint ventures and other corporate transactions including capital reductions, buy-backs and share sale facilities.
Jonathan has acted for numerous PRC clients on their outbound M&A initiatives across the globe. He has also advised both domestic PRC and international clients on a range of transactions in China, including public takeovers, asset/share sales, equity investments, joint venture arrangements and service supply and distribution arrangements.  
His sector focus and experience includes financial institutions, healthcare, renewable energy, agribusiness and infrastructure.



 
Karim Issa
Senior Associate, King & Wood Mallesons
 
Karim has ten years’ experience advising private equity houses, financial institutions, technology companies and other corporates in their joint ventures, equity capital market transactions and cross-border public and private M&A matters in Australia and throughout Asia with a focus on the Greater China region. Karim has six years’ experience working in Beijing and has also worked in Tokyo and Hong Kong for top tier international law firms.
Karim also speaks Chinese Mandarin.
 
EVENT PARTNER


 
 
King & Wood Mallesons is the world’s first and only global law firm headquartered in Asia. In 2012, Mallesons Stephen Jaques partnered with King & Wood in China and today has 11 offices in China and 5 Australian offices. Supporting the Australia-China bilateral relationship a key priority for King & Wood Mallesons.
 
TICKETS
Members:          $60 (+GST and Eventbrite booking fees)
Non-Members:   $100 (+GST and Eventbrite booking fees)

 
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