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FY16 Scheduled China Outbound-Related Events

Time

Location

Events

Feb

Fuzhou

Outbound M&A Seminar in Fuzhou

Feb

Shanghai

Roadshow Delegation to China by Barbados
Government Senior Official and EY Caribbean

13-Mar
23-Mar

Beijing
Shanghai

“Invest in Middle East” China Roadshow

Mar

Beijing/Shanghai/Hong Kong

India Infrastructure and Real Estate Sector China Roadshow

Mar

Beijing/Shanghai

Roadshow Delegation to China by Maltese Government Senior Officials

Mar

Beijing/Shanghai

Oil & Gas Industry China Roadshow

24-Mar

Beijing

Russia and CIS Countries Power & Utilities Industry China Roadshow

Mar or Apr

Beijing

China Outbound M&A Seminar

Apr

Beijing/Shanghai/Changsha/Guangzhou/Hong Kong/Macau

“Invest in Portugal” China Roadshow

22-Apr

Shanghai

“Invest in Italy” Forum during China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair

Apr

Beijing

Russia and Kazakhstan Oil & Gas China Roadshow

11-12 May

Shanghai

2016 Strategic Growth Forum

23-May

Beijing

Russia and Kazakhstan Oil & Gas China Roadshow

21-Jun

Beijing

2016 China Think Tank

22-Jun

Beijing

China Outbound Cleantech Seminar

18-Aug

London

Chinese investor summer reception

28-Sep

Beijing

China outbound investment seminar – infrastructure

28-Sep

Beijing

China outbound investment seminar – consumer products and life sciences

 

Dec 7

Ready, Set, Grow—EY Helps Chinese Companies Invest in India

December 7, 2015, Shanghai

The “Ready, Set, Grow--Invest in India Seminar” was successfully held by EY COIN (China Overseas Investment Network) in Shanghai World Finance Center, Pudong. EY leaders of India and Greater China, India’s diplomats in China, representatives of Chinese companies focusing on overseas investment and professionals from EY COIN team attended the seminar. The event is expected to provide an investment foresight for Chinese companies, help them better understand India’s investment environment and potential opportunities.

EY - Walter Tong

Walter Tong: Now comes the best time to invest in India

At the beginning, Walter Tong, the tax service managing partner of EY Greater China, delivered a welcome speech. He mentioned that Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have realized exchange visits within one year, which pushes Sino-India relation into historic high. And now comes the best time for Chinese companies to invest in India. “Today comes our government officials and industry experts from India. They are going to share with us India’s policy environment for investment and their professional experience,” he said.

Through our local and international professional services, EY China Tax Outbound Center and COIN are devoted to help Chinese companies “Go Global”.

EY - Prakash Gupta

Prakash Gupta: Indian Government will be devoted to protecting foreign investors’ interests

Prakash Gupta, consul general of India, launched an opening speech for the seminar. Mr. Gupta said that India today enjoys momentum not just speed, but it is also the third largest contributor to world growth. He said the bilateral economic landscape of India-China ties are at a very opportunity and defining moment, and if take India’s economic development in conjunction with the economic opportunities that exist in China, it will be one of the most interesting growth narratives of contemporary times.

Mr. Gupta also underscored the net cumulative outcome of the two bilateral meetings that President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Modi have had during their last two bilateral visits, totals to 12 Agreements covering big infrastructure projects like Industrial Parks and Railways, amounting to tens of billions of US dollar.

On behalf of the Government of India, Mr. Gupta assured guests at meeting that once Chinese companies decide to be in India, they will do whatever it takes to make their experience most memorable.

Akhil Sambhar, EY India COIN leader

Akhil Sambhar: India is becoming the most attractive market

The keynote speech was delivered by Mr. Akhil Sambhar, EY India COIN leader. Mr. Akhil introduced EY’s Attractiveness Survey--India 2015, key measures taken by Indian government to keep India’s long-run economic growth and investment policies for foreign investors. He also sketched out India’s tax environment. Mr. Akhil emphasized that a variety of investment opportunities will arise from manufacturing sector, which is to be one of the core business sectors in India in the near future. And as more favorable reform measures are introduced by Indian government to improve the business environment, we believe the big value for all potential investors.

EY - Judy Hou

The following panel discussion and Q&A section were held by Judy Hou, the international tax service partner of EY China. Consul general Prakash Gupta, Mr. Akhil and Song Pan, the managing director of Fosun Group attended the discussion. The discussion mainly focused on India’s business opportunities, its potential and the well-known “Make in India” program. Mr. Pan shared Fosun’s achievements and experience in investing in India and other emerging markets with the audience. Fosun Group is one of market leaders in overseas investment. Mr. Gupta then answered Mr. Pan’s question about India’s undergoing tax reform--the GST (Goods and Services Tax) reform.

During the discussion, our guests all agreed that Chinese companies could find broad business opportunities in sectors such as infrastructure, new energy, E-commerce, power generation in India.

On December 9, this Wednesday, the second Indian seminar was held in Beijing, at EY building. Around 50 attendees joined the meeting and also had good discussions with EY Indian team. Whether you are planning to expand business in India, or considering to set up a branch and enter Indian market, or just expecting to get more information after attending the seminar, please feel free to contact us.

Oct 24
The Risk Management Workshop for Outbound Investments

24 October 2014, Beijing


In keeping with its mission to provide practical and authoritative information on doing business abroad, ChinaGoAbroad, along with TransAsia Lawyers, again hosted a workshop on “Risk Management for Outbound Investments” at the 6th China Overseas Investment Fair on 24 October 2014 in Beijing. EY participated in the workshop As a patron member of CGA for the third year.

Barry Cao, EY Greater China Risk Partner

Barry Cao, Greater China Risk Partner presented the topic of build a strategy-oriented risk management system for overseas investments. After giving an overview of the trends in Chinese enterprises overseas investments from 2005 to 2014 H1, Barry further discussed what the expected results and returns of the overseas investments are as well as the challenges and risks Chinese enterprises have faced. He also shared some cases and the leading practices how EY helped the companies overcome their barriers and succeed.

Lucy Wang, EY Greater China International Tax Structure partner

Lucy Wang, Greater China International Tax Structure partner discussed the role and importance of international tax in the process of overseas investment ranging from entering the market to operations and exiting the market. It was the second time Lucy presented on the session and she shared some key elements during tax management for overseas investments.

About 200 people attended the workshop and both Barry Cao and Lucy Wang’s speech impressed the audience with EY’s global perspective, professional consultant attitude and great corporation image.



More event from China Overseas Investment Network:

Dec 3
The Risk Management for Outbound Investments

3-4 December 2013, Beijing


Sunny Chow, EY Greater China Risk Leader

The 5th China Overseas Investment Fair (COIFAIR) was held at Beijing Exhibition Center on 3-4 December 2013. ChinaGoAbroad (CGA) and TransAsia Lawyers hosted the CGA launch event and the workshop titled “Risk Management for Outbound Investments”. As a patron member of CGA, EY participated in both the CGA launch event and the workshop.

During the workshop, Sunny Chow, Greater China Risk Leader presented the topic of build a strategy-oriented risk management system for overseas investments. Sunny firstly gave an overview of the trends in Chinese enterprises overseas investments since 2008. He further discussed what the expected results and returns of the overseas investments are as well as the challenges and risks Chinese enterprises have faced. His presentation aroused the interest of the audience and helped them understand the strategic approach to assess the risk of overseas investment.

Lucy Wang, EY Greater China International Tax Structure partner

Lucy Wang, Greater China International Tax Structure partner discussed the role and importance of international tax in the process of overseas investment ranging from entering the market to operations and exiting the market. She also presented a few case studies.

Both Sunny Chow and Lucy Wang’s speech impressed the audience and received positive feedback.

About 200 people attended the workshop. In the workshop, we deeply impressed the audience and positioned EY as a global professional accounting organization. Sunny and Lucy shared their professional experience and provided constructive advice to the audience.

Dec 4
Risk Management for Outbound Investments

4 December 2012, Beijing


With the support of China Overseas Investment Network, EY participated in the 4th China Overseas Investment Fair (COIFAIR) held at the China World Trade Center in Beijing on 3-4 December 2012. EY co-sponsored one of the forums titled “The Risk Management for Outbound Investments”, which was organized by TransAsia Lawyers on 4 December.

The COIFAIR, which takes “Invest and Cooperate for a Better World” as the theme, is an authorized fair approved by the National Development and Reform Commission of the People’s Republic of China, supported by relevant domestic and overseas institutions, and co-hosted by China Industrial Overseas Development & Planning Association and the China Development Bank.

As one of the co-sponsors of the forum, EY had Sunny Chow, Greater China Risk Leader presented the topic “Build a Strategy-Oriented Risk Management System for Overseas Investments”.

Sunny first gave an overview of the trends of Chinese enterprises’ overseas investments since 2008, and then elaborated further on the five commonly-asked questions, namely “Why to invest?”, “Why to make overseas investments but not local ones?”, “How to invest?”, “What is the expected results and return?”, “What challenges and risks will we meet in investments?” His speech triggered a lot of interest and was well received by the audiences, helping them understand the strategic approach of assessing the risk of investment overseas.

About 200 participants attended the forum. EY deeply impressed the participants with our global perspective, professional consultant attitude and great corporation image. Chow, who shared his valuable experience and constructive advices with investors, successfully reinforced the COIFAIR’s theme “Invest and Cooperate for a Better World”.

Dec 4
Select USA Investment Seminar

4 December 2012, Beijing


With the support of China Overseas Investment Network, EY participated in the 4th China Overseas Investment Fair (COIFAIR) held at China World Trade Center in Beijing on 3-4 December 2012. EY co-sponsored one of the forums titled “Select USA Investment Seminar”, which was organized by Amcham and Embassy of USA on 4 December, 2012.

As one of the co-sponsors, EY had Junjie Wang, Transaction Advisory Services partner as the speaker to exchange opinions with other important guests in the panel discussion.

In the panel discussion of how to effectively conduct M&A in US, Wang shared his experience in helping Chinese enterprises over the past years. Wang stated that many Chinese enterprises actually did not achieve their targets after the acquisition completed due to a lack of effective integration. Integration management after merger and acquisition is one of the challenges which Chinese companies are facing nowadays.

The panel of experts recommended that Chinese enterprise should have a comprehensive preparation before conducting overseas merger and acquisition, which include full understanding of finance, legal, talent management, risk management, etc.


From the left: Walter Tong, tax service managing partner of EY Greater China; Prakash Gupta, consul general of India ; Akhil Sambhar, EY India COIN leader.

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Prakash Gupta, consul general of India

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Akhil Sambhar, EY India COIN leader

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From the left: Judy Hou, International tax service partner of EY China; Song Pan, managing director of Fosun Group; Prakash Gupta, consul general of India; Akhil Sambhar, EY India COIN leader.

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