Halder | Ownership Succession and Growth for MidCaps

Halder | Ownership Succession and Growth for MidCaps

Mid-Cap Meeting, Hannover, 5th October 2016

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 Joint Venture- and subsidiary companies in China. He is a board member of Chinese subsidiaries of several international companies.

Bruno Krauss

Bruno Krauss

Mr. Krauss has worked in leadership positions with increasing responsibility, including a 4-year tenure as regional CFO for Schaeffler in Asia/Pacific, based in Shanghai, China.

Paul De Ridder

Paul De Ridder

Founding partner and Managing Director of Halder Holding. De Ridder established the German company 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.

Dr. Hanns Ostmeier

Dr. Hanns Ostmeier

Investor and former shareholder of Halder Holding. Ostmeier was Senior Partner at BC Partners and Senior Managing Director at Blackstone Group, New York. He served on the Management Board of Bundesverband Deutscher Kapitalbeteiligungsgesellschaften (BVK), the association of private equity and venture capital firms in Germany, from 2007 to 2012 and was its President since 2009.

Programme

13:30Anmeldung und Kaffee
14:00Begrüßung
Dr. Hanns Ostmeier
14:10Wie nachhaltig ist das Wachstum in China? – Erwartungen und Perspektiven
Prof. Dr. Xuewu Gu, Ordinarius für Politische Wissenschaft mit Schwerpunkt Internationale Beziehungen und Direktor des Center for Global Studies, Bonn
15:10Erfolgreich starten in China
Hans-Dieter Mertens, Senior Advisor Asia-Pacific, Halder
Pause
16:00Persönlicher Erfahrungsbericht – Leben und Arbeiten in China
Bruno Krauss
16:30Partner für die Internationalisierung
Paul De Ridder, Gründungspartner, Halder
16:45Podiumsdiskussion
anschließend Ausklang

Contact

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

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