Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service law firm with more than 300 attorneys and offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Nashville, Washington, DC, and Beijing, as well as an affiliate office in Hong Kong. Loeb & Loeb represents Asia-based companies doing business or seeking to expand or raise debt or equity capital in the United States, Hong Kong and mainland China as well as U.S. and multinational companies seeking to invest in or expand their businesses in Asia. More than 75 Chinese companies have relied on us to help them go public in the United States, and we have handled several publicized going-private transactions. Thomson Reuters ranks Loeb & Loeb #1 among law firms in underwritten public offerings by companies headquartered in China as measured by total number of deals closed over a three-year period from 2010 through 2012. Our core strengths also include private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and going private transactions, as well securities compliance, investigative and litigation matters. We also represent Chinese and Asia-based enterprises, creative artists and entrepreneurs seeking to expand into the U.S. entertainment industry, and U.S. media and entertainment clients seeking to grow and secure their interests throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
DLA Piper is a global law firm with 4,200 lawyers located in more than 30 countries throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, positioning us to help companies with their legal needs anywhere in the world. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000 and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies. They include more than half of the Fortune 250 and nearly half of the FTSE 350 or their subsidiaries. As we build our global presence, we remain committed to maintaining regional practices around the world where we do great work for longstanding clients.
ValueLink is a business valuation and accounting advisory service group with extensive industry coverage throughout China. With outstanding China local knowledge, our valuation service include equity valuation, purchase price allocation, impairment tests, share-based payments, financial instruments, tangible assets valuation and fairness opinion. Our accounting service include IPO financial document preparation, GAAP conversion, accounting policy design, tax material preparation, internal control consulting, audit and assurance service under China GAAP, accounting service outsourcing, etc. Apart from accounting and valuation service, ValueLink also provide certain consulting services such as Employee Stock Option Plan (design and execution), fund raising for early stage companies, due diligence, buyer or seller location in M&A, etc. Our consultants have rich valuation, accounting and financial consulting background. They possess both international vision and understanding of the domestic industry, customized for your professional service. ValueLink combine its insights, analytical skills and local expertise to help its clients identify strategic business opportunities as well as meeting their financial reporting endeavors. ValueLink clients base cover many domestic industries, most of which are listed companies or candidates for such listing in the United States, Hong Kong or China securities market.
Albeck provides expertise to companies which are currently publicly traded in the United States or are targeting to become listed on a U.S. stock exchange through an IPO or APO. We specialize in performing financial reporting in accordance with U.S. GAAP/the SEC. Albeck offers a wide array of consulting services, some of which include: performing the valuation of financial instruments and a company’s equity section of the balance sheet, preparing purchase price allocation calculations, performing due diligence procedures for fund raising and M&A transactions, implementing internal controls, and developing/providing corporate governance services. Albeck also provides step-by-step advisory services to assist companies to become listed on the OTCBB or on the senior U.S. exchanges. Such services include: recommending PCAOB-registered public accounting firms, SEC attorneys, investment banks, and other sources of capital for a public offering. We utilize our 25+ years of experience and long list of contacts to help your company navigate the waters of the U.S. capital markets.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2013 revenue). With approximately 44,000 employees, CBRE serves our clients through more than 350 offices worldwide. Headquartered in Hong Kong, our Valuation & Advisory Services (Greater China) has been a core part of our business. Our department was set up since the establishment of the CBRE Hong Kong office in 1978. Throughout the years, we have been assisting both public and private companies in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan in reviewing different types of assets as well as providing valuations and advisory services. Our capability and experience of providing a wide range of asset valuation and advisory services to clients differentiates ourselves while it is always our mission to provide a ‘One-Stop Solution’ and value added services that fit our clients’ strategies. Our Business and Financial Instruments Valuation team has been committed to provide valuation services focusing on equity interests, intangible assets, financial instruments, intellectual property rights, plant & machinery and biological assets which cover wide ranges of purposes such as transaction, public circular and financial reporting. With fifteen offices throughout China, encompassing Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing, Shenyang, Tianjin, Dalian, Qingdao, Changsha and Wuhan, Hong Kong and Taipei, we are able to convert local market intelligence into measurable results for clients in these dynamic growth markets.
Duff & Phelps is the premier valuation and mergers and acquisition advisor with expertise in complex valuation, transactions, restructuring and dispute consulting. The firm balances analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to help clients make sound decisions. Duff & Phelps’ more than 1,000 employees serve a diverse range of clients in North America, Europe, Japan and China. Over the past year, Duff & Phelps worked with over 4,600 clients – including more than one third of S&P 500 companies, well over 50% of top-tier private equity firms and hedge funds, and the majority of the world’s leading law firms. Duff & Phelps is a leading global independent provider of fairness opinions and solvency opinions to public company boards and special committees and ranked #1 Fairness Opinion Provider by number of U.S. deals in 2013 and #2 globally (Thomson Financial Securities). Since 2005, Duff & Phelps has rendered over 850 fairness and solvency opinions for transactions with an aggregate deal value of over $1.6 trillion.
Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP is a New York City-based law firm comprised of over 60 professionals, offering its clients legal services in a broad range of business related matters. Founded in 1992, the Firm specializes in many areas of commercial law: Corporate, Securities, Private Investment Funds, Broker-Dealer Regulation, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Arbitration, Tax and Estate Planning. China is a significant part of EG&S's international practice. The Firm's China Practice Group represents U.S. companies with operations and activities in China, as well as Chinese enterprises that are listed or do business in the U.S. We currently represent almost 20 Chinese companies which trade on the U.S. markets, including China Commercial Credit, the most recent Chinese company to go public in the US. Our China Practice has experience in a wide range of China-related matters, and we assist these businesses with strategic growth options, such as private equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, and public offerings. We have frequent and regular involvement in China-related transactions, including Reverse Mergers, Alternative Public Offerings, Private Placements, PIPEs, SPACs, IPOs, and Going Private Transactions. As noted, we recently acted as counsel to China Commercial Credit in their successful IPO, one of two Chinese IPOs in 2013 to date. We also have extensive connections to the investment banks, hedge funds, private equity, and venture capital that are actively engaged in transactions related to China. Five of our eight attorneys that practice in this group are fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Shanghainese dialects and English, and we are able to prepare documentation in these languages and liaise with local PRC counsels to address related issues and concerns. Our attorneys regularly visit all regions of China.
Regeneration Capital Group is an international merchant bank principally focused on emerging growth companies in Asia. The firm identifies private middle market companies seeking financing and a listing on a US public exchange and guides the company’s management through the process. In most cases, Regeneration Capital pays for all legal and financial due diligence, legal documentation required by US securities law, underwriting fees and expenses, marketing materials and road show expenses and, for Chinese companies, any corporate restructuring necessary to comply with PRC law. Since Regeneration commits its own funds to pay the expenses of the process, Regeneration clients can be confident that the capital raise and listing will be successful and will meet their expectations.
Launched by long-time journalist, Janet Stites, in August 2009, China Business Knowledge (CBK) is an online journal which tracks Chinese companies trading on the U.S. capital markets, via its website and email newsletters, "CBK Digest" and "CBK People." CBK also hosts a quarterly "Dim Sum Networking Lunch," in Chinatown, NYC, for US/China cross-border execs.
China Business Law Journal (CBLJ) is a fully bilingual monthly magazine for China-focused in-house counsel and law firms. It provides in-depth analysis of the legal and regulatory challenges facing domestic and international businesses in China and indispensable intelligence on the country’s legal market. China Business Law Journal includes regular coverage of intellectual property issues.
Financial Pie is a cutting-edge Internet media for information sharing and business-SNS, which faces global extensive financial industry. Financial Pie focuses on narrating interesting stories of the generation after 80s and 90s, and gathers a lot of new forces that have pure character, idealism, and bold imagination. Financial Pie has become a new media who has a strong influence in the financial, investment and internet circles.
Founded in 1999, Zero2IPO Group is a leading integrated service provider and investment institution in China’s private equity industry, with Zero2IPO Events, Zero2IPO Research Center, Zero2IPO Consulting, PE Data, PEdaily.cn, Zero2IPO Ventures, Zero2IPO Capital, Zero2IPO Partners and Zero2IPO Wealth under its flag.Zero2IPO mainly provides research & consulting, event & forum organization, data products, information & news releasing, investment banking services, direct investments, FOF and wealth management. Through 15 years of development, Zero2IPO Group has now become the top VC/PE integrated service platform in China.