Posts Tagged ‘VC/PE’

Weekly Roundup: VC in China, Stop Hyping “China”, and Effect of Sinking U.S. Economy

Monday, January 14, 2008 1:20 2 Comments

With so much going on in China, and only a limited amount of bandwidth, I have created this weekly post to highlight articles that I feel are (1) important, (2) relevant, and (3) interesting. This week there are 3 articles that I have put into the mix, and it begins with a look at venture […]

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You Have Gotta Be Here!

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 2:12 No Comments

A year back, while showing around a couple analysts from a hedge fund, we ran into a group of established China based VC/ Hedge Funders playing pool. Of course, over their 3 month existence they had worked out the lay of the land and were now screaming about how the group I was showing around […]

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JV: China Market Access – Tech Transfer to Partner = ?

Friday, April 20, 2007 0:04 3 Comments

a few years back while talking to a partner in the Big 4, I asked him how many of the JVs they had structured failed. His answer… 75% 75%.. Need a moment for that to sink in? Well, 3 years ago I did. However, after the stun wore off, I realized that of those 75%, […]

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Carlyle’s Second Strike?

Saturday, April 7, 2007 12:38 3 Comments

Carlyle is by far one of the most aggressive groups in China right now. When they first “entered” China, they announced a billion a year in China…. and it took them no time to start making announcements. Last year though, their 85% stake in Xugong Manufacturing Group (XCMG) hit a snag.. a big one.. and […]

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A Tale of Two Deals: Carlyle and Telstra

Sunday, March 25, 2007 9:08 4 Comments

For nearly 9 months now (see original post here), the Carlyle deal has been in what seemed to be a never ending holding pattern over the skies of Beijing’s regulatory bodies. When it was initially announced that Carlyle would take 85% of XMCG, the nationalistic funny bone of China got chimed. The CEO of XMCG’s […]

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