Attracted by sustained, high growth in the region, a shift in global capital allocation is seeing unprecedented amounts of capital inflows to, and within, Asia. China's booming economy over the past three decades has been fueled primarily by the vibrancy of its private sector, which in recent years has attracted substantial private equity investment.
With its high foreign currency reserves and rapid economic growth, China is also becoming increasingly active outside its borders, moving beyond exports into M&A and direct investment.
While the opportunities are manifest and growth rates are high, a lack of transparency and emerging standards of corporate governance present challenges in China.
With our teams of in-country professionals working to international best practices, BDA meets the need for well grounded investment due diligence and strategic planning.
Given inadequate or unreliable market data, there is no substitute to conducting a thorough investigation of a target market, assessing barriers to entry, competitive risks and verifying growth rates and prospects.
BDA has advised leading institutional investors – be they private equity firms, venture capitalists or public equity hedge funds - on individual investments in China and in neighboring markets in North East and South East Asia.
BDA's expertise encompasses the following six key verticals: