Yong Kwek Ping: The challenge of due diligence in China

About this talk: Assessing a potential investment in a Chinese company poses a unique set of challenges, including lack of reliable financials and often opaque ideas of the structure and relationships that drive a business. Yong Kwek Ping walks through typical transactions and offers advice on the what to look for before green lighting a new deal.

About this speaker

Kwek Ping Yong has more than ten years of private equity investment experience in China. He started his first China-focused growth fund in 2001 and has since made more than thirty investments in different Chinese cities. Kwek is the author of the first industry focused book on “Private Equity in China: Challenges and Opportunities” published in 2012.

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