Chairman, Founder and CEO at China First Capital

Chairman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at China First Capital, a China-based international investment bank and advisory firm for capital markets and M&A transactions. 

China First Capital was established in 2007 and ... more

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Chinese Private Equity Funding Hit By Sharp Downturn
Fundraising by renminbi-denominated private equity groups in China plummeted 86 per cent last year, squeezed by a tighter availability of credit and a slower initial public offering market.
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Why Has China’s GDP So Outpaced IRR?
It’s the paradox at the core of China investing: why has such a phenomenal economy proved such a disappointing investment destination for so many global institutional investors, PE firms and Fortune 500s.
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China’s New Plan For Silicon Valley Partnerships
The once-sizzling romance between China and Silicon Valley has cooled rather dramatically. This has some potentially serious consequences for both sides, but especially for China.
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China Probe Of Big Companies Could Redefine Their Role Overseas
China is probing the loan practices of a group of big private sector conglomerates who have been on a high-profile global spending spree over the past few years.
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China’s Healthcare Sector A Big Draw For Private Equity Investors
Private equity firms and hedge funds are investing heavily into China’s healthcare industry in a bet on the sector’s upbeat growth potential, fund managers told a Hong Kong forum.
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Turbulence And Paralysis: The Year Ahead In US-China Relations
China will probably need to regroup and start playing the long game. That means investing more in earlier stage tech companies, especially in the Silicon Valley, and hoping some then strike it big.
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AMBO Ambow Education Holding Ltd.
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
ASIA AsiaInfo Holdings, Inc.
BABA Alibaba
DFEL Deerfield Resources Ltd
FDX FedEx Corporation
FMCN Focus Media Holding Limited
FXI iShares China Large-Cap
GIS General Mills Inc.
MMM 3M Company
SFD Smithfield Foods Inc.
TCEHY TENCENT HOLDINGS ADR
UPS United Parcel Service Inc.
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China Steps Up Warnings Over Debt-Fueled Overseas Acquisitions — The New York Times
China moved on Friday to curb investment overseas by its companies and conglomerates, issuing its strongest signal yet that it wants to rein in runaway debt that could pose a threat to the country’s slowing economy.

Work Experience

Chairman & CEO
China First Capital Ltd.
January 2008 - Present (12 years 2 months)
China First Capital is, like its clients, an entrepreneurial company operating in a challenging and opportunity-rich environment. This gives us a strong practical base, and the hands-on experience, to achieve our clients’ objectives raising capital, debt and executing M&A deals of enduring value.

Education

Tufts University
BA
Asian Studies, Chinese History
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Yale Postgraduate Fellowship
University of Cambridge
M.Phil
1984 / 1985

Publications

China Private Equity
Peter Fuhrman
China First Capital

Capital Markets, M&A and Private Equity in Greater China.