Panel Discussion – Trends in M&A of U.S. Companies by Chinese Investors (June 9, 2016)

CALOBA and Shearman & Sterling LLP will co-host a panel discussion on trends in M&A activities and other investments by Chinese companies in the U.S. This event will feature expert panelists who have extensive experience in various roles in cross-border transactions in both the U.S. and China.


Wenkai Vincent Xiang, Managing Director of the International Investments and Business Development at Humanwell Healthcare Group

Helen Li, Principal and Head of China Investment Banking at Needham & Company, LLC

Mark Pols, Principal at GGV Capital

Chris Forrester, Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP

Moderator: Alan Seem, Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP
When: Thursday, June 9, 2016, 5 pm - 7:30 pm (followed by reception)

Where: Shearman & Sterling LLP
1460 El Camino Real, 2nd Floor, Menlo Park
(Underground parking available)

Cost: Free for CALOBA paid members;

$5 for non-CALOBA members ($5 cash onsite or $6.27 via eventbrite)
A reception will be held immediately following the panel discussion.

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About Shearman & Sterling LLP

Shearman & Sterling is a leading international law firm with 20 offices globally.  It has been advising many of the world's leading corporations and financial institutions, governments and governmental organizations for more than 140 years.  Shearman & Sterling is consistently ranked “top tier” for capital markets, M&A, funds and projects in leading directories. As one of the first global law firms to enter the Bay Area and China legal markets, Shearman & Sterling has long been dedicated to supporting all of the legal needs of companies looking to do business in the Bay Area and in China.  With the scope of its transactional experience, Shearman & Sterling advises strategic and financial buyers and sellers and financial advisors on large scale transformational matters and is often involved in some of the largest and most complex domestic and cross-border transactions.  For more information, please go to