investment banking

China and the West have different ways of doing business. For firms to succeed cross-border, it is critical for them to have local know-how and the right local relationships. KC knows both markets well and helps clients frame and execute their objectives.  

Corporate advisory
OUTBOUND from china

  • We help Chinese firms accomplish their business objectives in the U.S., Europe, and Israel. 
  • Communication, special situations, local partnerships, political and regulatory context, crisis management, references.
  • Many Chinese firms have stumbled abroad due to unfamiliarity with western regulatory/legal environments and execution/talent acquisition.

Corporate advisory
inbound to china

  • We help western firms understand and (if possible) execute their investment and/or distribution plans in the Chinese market.
  • Regulatory environment, local partnerships, deal structuring, references.
  • Most western firms fail in China because they are not able to truly understand and communicate effectively and efficiently with their counterparties.

KC intelligence
 

  • We help firms to understand the political and geopolitical context to cross-border investment and business activity between China and the west.

 

    Buy-side M&A
    outbound from china

    • We help Chinese companies to identify and acquire controlling stakes in businesses and assets in the U.S., Europe, and Israel.

    SEll-side m&A
    sub-advisory

    • We work as sub-advisors to large western investment banks to help them identify and diligence potential Chinese acquirers.

    KC has worked on mandates in the following industries:

    • Financial Services
      • Banking and Payments / Wealth and Asset Management / Insurance
    • Health
      • Hospitals and Healthcare Services / Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, and Biotech / Senior and Assisted Living
    • Media and Entertainment
    • Hospitality
    • Real Estate
    • Education
    • Tech
    • High Tech
    • Energy and Mining

    KC Media

    KC Media is a special division with KC's investment bank division, devoted to advising clients and pursuing opportunities in the media space. KC Media is headed by Cary Wood, a veteran Hollywood producer.