Halder | Ownership Succession and Growth for MidCaps

Halder | Ownership Succession and Growth for MidCaps

Mid-Cap Meeting, Augsburg, 10. April 2013

Success in China for mid-cap firms –
supported by private equity

China is a distant, foreign country in the middle of fundamental socio-economic change. How to be successful in this important market? Our experts provide answers: a political scientist from China, a consultant supporting firms looking for local presence and an entrepreneur who has built broad-based operations for valves and fittings used in Chinese water and waste management infrastructure.

  • Speakers

    Prof. Dr. Xuewu Gu

    Prof. Dr. Xuewu Gu

    Gu holds the chair in International Relations at the University of Bonn’s institute for Political Sciences and Sociology and is director of the Center for Global Studies. His main topics of research include international politics of East Asia, Chinese economic and fiscal policy as well as Chinese domestic, foreign and security policy.

    Hans-Dieter Mertens

    Hans-Dieter Mertens

    Mertens is Senior Advisor to Halder for the Asia-Pacific region. In international business since 1974, he became Managing Director of the Far East Liaison Office of IWKA AG and headed IWKA Asia Pacific Ltd from 2004/5. From 1986 to 2005 he developed sales structures and established JV- and subsidiary companies in China. He is a board member of Chinese subsidiaries of several international companies.

    Robert Fellner-Feldegg

    Robert Fellner-Feldegg

    Chairman of the Advisory Board, VAG Group, Mannheim. As the company’s CEO from 2001 – 2013, Fellner-Feldegg completed an MBO of this provider of valves and fittings used by the water and waste management industry and was the driving force behind VAG’s international expansion. The company has established manufacturing plants in Hodonin (Czech Republic), Taicang (People’s Republic of China) and Hyderabad (India). Today, VAG’s Chinese sales organization employs 60 engineers.

    Paul De Ridder

    Paul De Ridder

    Founding partner and Managing Director of Halder Holding. De Ridder established the German office in 1991 and has participated in more than 30 investments and ownership succession solutions in German mid-cap firms. Before joining Halder, he worked with international corporate clients of an international bank with postings including Brussels and Milan.

  • Programme

    13:30Anmeldung und Kaffee
    14:00Begrüßung
    14:15Regierungswechsel in China – wohin führt er?
    Prof. Dr. Xuewu Gu, Ordinarius für Politische Wissenschaft mit Schwerpunkt Internationale Beziehungen und Direktor des Center for Global Studies, Bonn.
    15:15Erfolgreich starten in China
    Hans-Dieter Mertens,
    Senior Advisor Asia-Pacific, Halder
    Pause
    16:15Erfolgreich führen im chinesischen Markt
    Robert Fellner-Feldegg, Geschäftsführer, VAG-Gruppe
    16:45Partner für die Internationalisierung
    Paul De Ridder, Gründungspartner Halder
    17:00Podiumsdiskussion
    anschließend Ausklang
  • Contact

    Lenka Hildebrand
    Halder Beteiligungsberatung GmbH
    Bockenheimer Landstraße 98–100
    60323 Frankfurt am Main

    E-Mail: hildebrand@halder.eu
    Fax: (069) 23 68 66
    Telefon: (069) 24 25 33–18