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     MBC Roundtable: M&A in China: Selling a Foreign Company to a Chinese Buyer  (Members Only)
  Event Type: Manufacturers' Business Council Event
  Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 08:00 to 09:30
  Venue: AmCham Shanghai Conference Center Suite 568, Shanghai Centre, 1376 Nanjing Road West    Map
上海美国商会会议室 南京西路1376号,上海商城568室    地图
  Cost: Member (RMB): 0.00


Manufacturers' Business Council Roundtable
M&A in China: Selling a Foreign Company to a Chinese Buyer

AmCham Shanghai's Manufacturers' Business Council kindly invites you to a roundtable event on “M&A in China: Selling a Foreign Company to a Chinese Buyer” on Tuesday, January 17, from 08:00 to 09:30 at the AmCham Shanghai Conference Center. The keynote presentation will be delivered by Ted T. Lin, Founder and CEO of Lin Engineering.

Topics of discussion at this session will include:

• What is the decision process that leads an Asian American family-owned engineering company to sell their company to a Chinese company?  Why not sell to another American firm?
• How does the company founder deal with a new owner?
• What are the lessons learned for other American companies who may sell to Chinese buyers?
• What are the lessons learned for managers of American companies who find one day their company has been sold to a Chinese buyer?


08:00   Registration and Networking
08:15   Presentation
09:00   Q&A Discussion
09:30   Event Ends

About the Speaker:

Ted T. Lin is a recognized technology leader in the field of step motors, spindle motors, voice coil actuators and control devices. He received a B.S. degree in physics from Tsing Hua University and an M.S. degree in physics from Northern Illinois University. He is an experienced technologist, holds sixteen patents and is the author of thirteen publications. Mr. Lin's technical experience covers several fields of science including magnetic field design and control, mechanical structures and electronic control systems. He has been involved with the design of motors and components for hard disk drives since 1982. During his career he has served as Manager of Advanced Motor Development for Warner Electric and Executive VP for Rotorque Technology. He is a President and CEO of Lin Engineering, a company that he founded.

This event is brought to you by AmCham Shanghai’s Manufacturers’ Business Council. For more information on how you can get involved in this, or any of the 18 other Committees, please contact Program Manager Steven Bielinski at

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