EAC International Consulting, IAC (Investment Association of China) and GuoTong have entered a strategic partnership to offer unique M&A, Strategy and Operational Excellence consulting services to a broad field of Chinese corporations.
The objectives of the strategic partnership is the utilization of the strong joint industrial and political network in China to offer high-end international consulting services for Chinese enterprises in areas of expertise of EAC International Consulting:
- Consult Chinese companies in their internationalization roadmap and cross-border M&A investments
- Foster the economic and technology co-operation between Chinese and foreign companies
- Support Chinese companies to improve operational efficiency (restructuring/ reorganization) in China
- Implement operational improvement of existing Chinese overseas entities and investments
“This strategic partnership with two leading Chinese industrial and political players will surely enable us to apply our well-established consulting expertise to a wide field of Chinese enterprises”, says EAC Founding Partner Dietmar Kusch. Eric Luo, Partner and Head of EAC’s M&A Practice adds that “cross-border M&A transactions are widely viewed as an ideal springboard for global expansion, growth and ultimately increasing shareholder value – but they are also complex and present numerous challenges. This cooperation enables us to support our Chinese clients in well though-out strategic concepts, sufficient due diligence and anticipatory deal structures.”
IAC (Investment Association of China) acts under direct guidance of the NDRC (National Development and Reform Commission of China) and provides consulting and information services for Chinese and foreign investors in cross-border investments and cooperation. As such, they are responsible for the implementation of economic policies of the government, provision of macro-economic information, bridging between the investors and the demand side and facilitating the communication and cooperation among the relevant parties.
GuoTong Industrial is a leading Chinese enterprise focusing on various advanced electromechanical equipment technology introduction, system integration and technical advisory services, with its business covering rail transport, air transport and healthcare sectors. GT has been in cooperation with numerous leading multinational companies who provide state-of the-art technologies and services, incl. a successful JV with Knorr-Bremse.