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Cracking China’s Power Sector

There is no more attractive market for a company that provides goods and services to the power sector than China’s electricity industry. It is big, fast-growing and open to new ways of powering the Chinese economy. Moreover, the Chinese companies that are building out China’s power generation and transmission industry are well positioned to do […]

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Growing Pains in Cross Border M&A

Hot on the heels of MTD’s fifth and final prediction that “2011 will be a banner year for cross-border mergers and acquisitions between China and the United States and China and Europe,” Reuters ran a story last Friday describing China’s mixed success in global acquisitions. Xinmao’s decision to drop its 1 billion-euro ($1.3 billion) bid […]

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Global Auto Forum 2010

The team at JFP Holdings had the honor of working with Wang Xia, Chairman of the Automotive Committee of the China Council for the Promotion of Trade, over the past year to organize the inaugural Global Auto Forum (“GAF”), which was held in the city of Chengdu in the People’s Republic of China last Thursday […]

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Jobs Are Job One in the United States

As Americans fired up the barbecues all across the United States this past Monday in the country’s 117th celebration of  Labor Day, jobs were on everyone’s minds. On Friday, before workplaces closed for the long holiday weekend, the government announced that unemployment had reached 9.7 percent in August, the highest rate in twenty-six years. Vice […]

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Leaders in Dubai Business Forum 2009

I am honored to have been invited to participate as a speaker in this year’s Leaders in Dubai Business Forum. Organised by Leaders Presents, a division of IIR Middle East, the Leaders in Dubai attracted 1,300 delegates in 2008 from more than 40 countries and is expecting an even stronger showing this year. This year’s […]

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Health Care (and my Knee)

My apologies to MTD followers and to those who have written regarding opportunities at JFP Holdings as a result of the recent New York Times article.  I left China on August 12 and have spent most of my time since at Shadyside Memorial Hospital, one of the many fine hospitals that comprise the University of […]

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View From The States

Apologies to MTD readers for my silence over the past week. I’m in the U.S. now until April 21, following up on the many positive responses we have received to the formation of JFP Holdings, and there has simply been no time to write. What I’m finding, though, is that interest in China is as […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: JFP Holdings Ltd.

Dear Friends, Colleagues and Business Associates, Over the course of my business career, I have had the privilege to meet a great many people from all over the world and all walks of life who, in one way or another, have shared my experiences. As I now turn the page and begin a new chapter […]

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