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The link between strategy and investment in private equity in China: Personal experiences and war stories

Date(s)
11 October 2013 (15:00-16:00)
Description

Nottingham University Business School China (NUBS China) invites you to attend a public lecture titled The link between strategy and investment in private equity in China: Personal experiences and war stories presented by Mr Francis Wu, Vice President from the private equity firm Texas Pacific Group (TPG).

About the speaker

Francis Wu is a Vice President in TPG based in Shanghai. In 2005, Mr Wu started his private equity career in Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia, where he worked on the successful investments, IPO, and exits of Belle International, China Paradise, and China Dongxiang. In 2007, Mr Wu joined TPG, where he worked on the investments, portfolio management, and exits of Xinyuan Real Estate, Daphne, UniTrust, China Grand Auto, as well as Shenzhen Development Bank. Mr Wu is also a supervisor for China Grand Auto, the largest auto dealership in the world. Mr Wu graduated from Tsinghua University and received a MBA from Harvard University.

Texas Pacific Group is a leading global private investment firm with $55.3 billion of capital under management. Founded in 1992, TPG specializes in recognising value - or the potential for value - where others do not. Our contrarian philosophy, global reach, and deep investment and operational expertise set TPG apart from other firms. Our complementary asset classes offer a unique investment platform.