East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society

September 29, 2016
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October 4, James Tam, “The Chinese Outbound Acquisition Spree: Trends and Implications”

East Asia Workshop: Politics, Economy and Society presents

 

The Chinese Outbound Acquisition Spree: Trends and Implications”

James Tam

Managing Director and Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions

Asia Pacific at Morgan Stanley

Discussant: Prof. Lin William Cong

Booth School of Business, University of Chicago

4:30-6:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Ave.

*Light refreshments will be served*

Description:

2016 is the busiest year ever for Chinese outbound mergers & acquisitions (M&A), with year-to-date transaction volumes having already surpassed that of full-year 2015’s. This talk will discuss the background and drivers of the recent surge in China’s outbound M&A activity, and will attempt to address the question of whether the recent spike in transaction volumes is sustainable in the medium-long term or not.

This presentation is co-sponsored by the Committee on International Relations (CIR).

About the speaker:

James Tam joined Morgan Stanley in 1998 and has 18 years of investment banking experience. He is currently a Managing Director and Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Asia Pacific at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Tam graduated from the University of Chicago with Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Master of Arts in International Relations (CIR). Please find attached the bios of James Tam for more information: James Tam Bio 1James Tam Bio 2

*To see a full schedule of Autumn 2016: Workshop Schedule

*Questions and concerns can be addressed to Yinxian Zhang (zyxzhang@uchicago.edu)

Faculty sponsors:

Xi Song (Sociology),  Dali Yang (Political Science), and Dingxin Zhao (Sociology)


The East Asia Workshop is sponsored by the Council on Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences. Persons with disabilities who believe they may need assistance please contact the student coordinator in advance.

September 29, 2016
by yxz
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Autumn 2016 Schedule

EAST ASIA WORKSHOP: POLITICS, ECONOMY & SOCIETY

Autumn 2016 Workshop Schedule

 

October 4

“The Chinese Outbound Acquisition Spree: Trends and Implications”

James Tam

Managing Director and Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions

Asia Pacific at Morgan Stanley

 

October 18

“Tigers in Cage: A Network Explanation of Corruption Prosecution in China”

Jia Li

CIR student

University of Chicago

 

November 1

“Identity and Organizational Metabolism: Elite Transfers in CCP China”

Shilin Jia

PhD student, Department of Sociology

University of Chicago

 

November 15

“From Manchuria to Rustbelt: Industrial and Social Transformation in Northeast China”

Wen Xie

PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology

University of Chicago

 

November 29

“The US-China Survey” (TBD)

Victor Yuan

Chairman, Horizon Research Consultancy Group

 

East Asia Workshop meets on alternate Tuesdays 4:30-6pm at Pick Lounge, 5828 South University Avenue. This workshop features interdisciplinary scholarship addressing topics relating to social, political, economic and cultural matters in East Asia. Our presenters come from different disciplines like sociology, political science, economics, anthropology, history and so on.

*Questions and comments should be addressed to the coordinator Yinxian Zhang: zyxzhang@uchicago.edu

Faculty Sponsors:

Xi Song (Sociology), Dali Yang (Political Science), and Dingxin Zhao (Sociology)


The East Asia Workshop is sponsored by the Council on Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences. Persons with disabilities who believe they may need assistance please contact the student coordinator in advance.

 

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