Natixis is the international corporate and investment banking, asset management, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the 2nd-largest banking group in France with 31 million clients spread over two retail banking networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne.
With more than 21,000 employees, Natixis has a number of areas of expertise that are organized into four main business lines: Asset & Wealth Management, Corporate & Investment Banking, Insurance and Specialized Financial Services.
A global player, Natixis has its own client base of companies, financial institutions and institutional investors as well as the client base of individuals, professionals and small and medium-size businesses of Groupe BPCE’s banking networks.
Vermilion Partners is an investment banking advisory business focused on China. Founded in 2004, it offers cross-border and domestic transaction advice to leading multinational and Chinese companies. Vermilion operates from offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, London and Munich. It became an affiliate of Natixis in 2018 and forms part of a global M&A team of over 200 professionals.
BDA Partners is the global investment banking advisor for Asia. We are a premium provider of Asia-related advice to sophisticated clients globally, with over 20 years’ experience advising on cross-border M&A, capital raising, and financial restructuring. We provide global reach with our teams in New York and London, and true regional depth through our seven Asian offices in Mumbai, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Seoul, and Tokyo. BDA has deep expertise in the Chemicals, Consumer & Retail, Health, Industrials, Services and Technology sectors. We work relentlessly to earn our clients’ trust by delivering insightful advice and outstanding outcomes.
BDA Partners have strategic partnerships with William Blair, a premier global investment banking business, and with DBJ (Development Bank of Japan), a Japanese Government-owned bank with US$150bn of assets.
Duff & Phelps is a premier independent advisor with expertise in the areas of valuation, corporate finance, disputes and investigations, compliance and regulatory matters, and other governance-related issues. Our clients include publicly traded and privately held companies, law firms, government entities and investment organizations such as private equity firms and hedge funds. We also advise the world’s leading standard setting bodies on valuation issues and best practices. Duff & Phelps’ nearly 3,500 professionals are located in over 70 offices in 28 countries around the world.
Eurazeo is a leading global investment company, with a diversified portfolio of €16.5 billion in assets under management, including approximately €11 billion from investment partners, invested in over 300 companies.
With its considerable private equity, venture capital, real estate, private debt and fund of funds expertise, Eurazeo accompanies companies of all size, supporting their development through the commitment of its 200 professionals and by offering deep sector expertise, a gateway to global markets, and a responsible and stable foothold for transformational growth. Its solid institutional and family shareholder base, robust financial structure free of structural debt, and flexible investment horizon enable Eurazeo to support its companies over the long term.
With 69% of its deal flow generated outside France, Eurazeo is now an international company. Beginning with its historical French and European base, it has established footholds on Asia and America. Established in 2013, Eurazeo China/Asia office is committed to carry the long tradition and brand of being a first-class investment company. Since its establishment, Eurazeo China/Asia has leveraged its strong know-how to support portfolio companies in Asia and been actively involved in cross-border investment & exit opportunities.
Shearman & Sterling LLP is a leading global law firm with approximately 900 lawyers in financial and business centers throughout Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. Fluent in more than 60 languages, our lawyers have acted in many of the region’s most complex, high-profile and first-to-market transactions with local law capabilities in major international markets, practicing Hong Kong, U.S., English, French, German, Italian, EU, OHADA and Saudi law, as well as Dubai International Financial Centre law and Abu Dhabi Global Market law. We are ranked top 10 on The American Lawyer 2018’s A-List, which honors the 20 top law firms in the United States. In addition, we are consistently ranked as a top-tier law firm in Asia, North and Latin Americas, Europe and the Middle East by leading global independent directories, including Chambers, IFLR1000, Legal 500, AmLaw 100and Euromoney, among others.
We are among the first global law firms to receive approval from the PRC government to establish an office in China (in Beijing since 1993), with dedicated teams based in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong. With a longstanding commitment to China, we have advised on opportunities and challenges offered by China’s rapid growth for 40 years. The China offices have extensive knowledge and industry experience in virtually every sector, including healthcare, technology, media and telecommunications, automotive, energy and natural resources, infrastructure, government and state-owned companies. We are widely recognized as a leading law firm for Corporate/M&A, Capital Markets, Dispute Resolution, Investment Funds and Project Finance.
Taishin Securities (TSS), a subsidiary of Taishin Financial Holdings (TSFHC), is one of the leading investment banks in Taiwan and has been awarded the best security firm for IPO services by Taiwan Stock Exchange and Taipei Exchange. The core business of TSS includes brokerage, proprietary trading, underwriting, as well as financial advisory services. In addition, by leveraging the resources from TSFHC and over a hundred branches from Taishin International Bank, TSS aims to provide every client with comprehensive and diversified financial services. Most importantly, TSS’s well-established relationship among institutional investors, mass media, and regulators combined with TSS’s financial expertise has been helping corporate clients increase their brand awareness and further boost their market value.
SS&C Intralinks, acquired by SS&C Technologies in November 2018, is a pioneer of the virtual data room, enabling and securing the flow of information by facilitating M&A, capital raising and investor reporting. SS&C Intralinks has earned the trust and business of more than 99 percent of the Fortune 1000 and has executed over US$34.7 trillion worth of financial transactions on its platform.
With the right solutions in moments that matter, Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE: DFIN) delivers risk and compliance solutions that fuse deep industry experience, unparalleled service, and elegant technologies to provide our clients with insights that power their decisions and shape global markets. The company has 3,500 employees in 61 locations across 18 countries, serving thousands of clients globally.
Our Venue® secure online workspace provides a powerful set of features and an intuitive design that allows you to easily organize, manage, share and track all of your sensitive information. Venue® data rooms provide complete control, allowing you to manage who has access to your data room, which documents they see, and how they can interact with those documents. Venue® gives you access to hands-on, start-to-finish service that’s unique in the industry and that earns us a satisfaction rating of more than 97% from our demanding users. Get full Venue® room service or manage your room yourself, with our experienced in-house team ready 24/7/365. As part of Donnelley Financial Solutions, the global leader in managing time-sensitive, highly confidential documents, Venue provides the control you need with the security you demand.
Venue® has been named Data Room of the Year at the M&A Atlas Awards for the third year in a row.
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Focusing on capital market, intellectual property and commercial litigation, Hengdu Law Firm is a full-service law firm providing high-end legal services to domestic and international clients. Hengdu is headquartered in China World Trade Center, Beijing. It has already set up branches in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Quanzhou and Kunming, as well as an office in Chongqing. Branches in Xiamen, Jinan and Shenyang are in preparation. Thanks to its outstanding performances, Hengdu has been granted over 80 awards from social groups, industry organizations and prize-juries, winning wide acclaim in and out of this industry. Hengdu has assisted large and medium-sized enterprises at home and abroad to deal with major and intricate cases or projects of which the accumulated amount has reached over 10,000, including over 100 influential and typical projects or cases in the industry. Nowadays, Hengdu has extensive and solid foundation of clients. It has served over 6000 clients, including fortune global 500, China’s top 500 enterprises, over 2000 large and medium-sized enterprises at home and abroad.