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CHINA FORTUNES: A Tale of Doing Business in the New World

 

 

演讲人:John D. Kuhns

          (美国金融家、实业家)

John D. Kuhns is a financier and industrialist who has been doing business in China for over twenty five years.  China Fortunes is his first novel. 

In 1984, as the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Catalyst Energy Corporation, Mr. Kuhns was the first American to acquire commercial hydroelectric generating equipment from China, powering the company to its successful IPO and listing on the New York Stock Exchange.  According to Inc. magazine, Catalyst Energy was the fastest growing public company in the United States from 1982 to 1987, becoming a $1 billion enterprise. 

Having closed IPOs for five companies including some of the world's leading alternative energy businesses, Mr. Kuhns's most recent transaction was the January 2010 IPO for China Hydroelectric Corporation, China's largest owner of small hydroelectric projects, which he currently serves as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer.  

Kuhns Brothers, Mr. Kuhns's investment bank, raises financing for Chinese companies, and his private equity organization, the China Hand Fund, makes investments in Chinese companies. 

Mr. Kuhns graduated from Georgetown University, where he was also captain of the varsity football team and is a member of the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame; received a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Chicago, where he was also an undergraduate teaching assistant in sculpture and drawing and the art and culture critic for the Maroon, the university newspaper; and received a Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School. 

Mr. Kuhns has offices in Beijing and New York, and lives stateside with his family in Connecticut, where he fly fishes religiously.

 

时间:2011512(周四)下午3:005:00

地点:博学楼918

主办:对外经济贸易大学金融学院