Past Event Announcement: 8/12/2008


Private Equity Investment in China

As the Olympic competitions heat up in Beijing, NYTFA & FSC invite you to a timely presentation on investment opportunities in China. We are excited to have the honor of 2 distinguished speakers. Dr. Jim Wang, CEO of SIAM Capital (Hong Kong) and Ms. Linda Lee, Managing Director of Fortune Forging Capital (Shanghai) will jointly speak on the topic "Opportunities of private equity investment in China".

Due to security concerns, RSVP is mandatory. If you haven't done so, please email a bio of yous to NYTFA dot mail at gmail dot com.

Date: 8/12/2008

Place: TECO


  • 5:30-6:00pm: Registration
  • 6:00-7:00pm: Dr. Jim Wang and Ms. Linda Lee: "Opportunities of private equity investment in China"
  • 7:00-8:30pm: Mixing (w/ light refreshments)

Cost: $10



Dr. Jim Wang, CEO & Managing Director, SIAM Capital

Dr. Wang was appointed the Managing Director and CEO of SIAM in 2007. From 1998 to 2006, Dr. Wang played a pivotal role for two major Taiwanese financial institutions with business in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the U.S. He gained his greater China network and experiences from various senior positions such as Managing Director of JS Cresvale International (HK and London); SinoPac Securities Asia in Hong Kong; Chairman of FENB Securities in Los Angles; and Chief Executive of Investment Management Group at Jih Sun Financial Holding in Taiwan. Dr. Wang worked for Standard Chartered Bank in Hong Kong from 1996 to 1998 as the Director of Investment Banking where he originated debt and equity financing for many Hong Kong and China corporate and institutional clients. From 1992 to 1996, Dr. Wang worked for Bear Stearns in New York and Hong Kong as the Associate Director. He also had held consultant and part-time positions with Smith Barney and Merrill Lynch in New York. Dr. Wang received his B.A. in Economics in 1977 from the National Taiwan University and earned his Ph.D. in Finance in 1992 from Columbia University in New York.

Ms. Linda Lee, Managing Director, Fortune Forging Capital

Linda Lee has 13 years of experiences in venture / private equity fund and business operations in China. She was previously CFO of Capital Today Group, one of the first independent private equity funds in the Greater China region. Prior to Capital Today, Linda was one of the angel investors of, the leading on-line job recruiting company in China, and had been acted as interim CFO/ business adviser for 4 years. Linda was co-founder of an IT peripheral manufacturing company in China back in 1995, and has been involved in start-up companies' business operations and direct investment in China ever since. Linda obtained her MS from School of International Affairs of Columbia University in the US. She also earned her MBA degree from University of Houston in Texas , USA.