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The International PIPEs Conference to Offer the Largest Forum for Chinese Companies Interested in Obtaining Foreign Investment

Event will Feature Experts from the United States, Europe, and Asia

Beijing, China (March 12, 2009) / — DealFlow Media will host The International PIPEs Conference March 23 – 25, at The Pudong Shangri-La in Shanghai, China. This is DealFlow's tenth time hosting the event, which has previously been held in New York, London, and Hong Kong.

The event offers technical education on ways to obtain foreign investment capital and provides networking opportunities with global finance professionals. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in company management presentations and meet one-on-one with investors.

"Since our first event in 2003, The PIPEs Conference has been a success with investors, investment bankers, and other professionals," said Steven Dresner, Chairman of DealFlow Media. "Our last event in Hong Kong was well attended, and we look forward to being in Shanghai where we can discuss the global financial crisis and ways Chinese companies can obtain capital from foreign investors."

Jing Ulrich, Managing Director and Chairman of China Equities at J.P. Morgan, and a keynote speaker at the conference said, "As China's financial system continues to evolve, it's important to evaluate the recent lessons learned from markets around the world. The International PIPEs Conference will provide a valuable forum to meet with international investors to learn about deal structures for investing in Chinese companies."

Don Straszheim, of Straszheim Global Advisors said, "With the Unites States, Europe, Japan and the entire industrialized world in recession, China should remain the world's fastest growing economy for the foreseeable future. The International PIPEs Conference is a great way to bring U.S. investors and Chinese company managements together."

The International PIPEs Conference offers a unique opportunity to learn from finance experts in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The conference attracts a large audience interested in foreign investment activity including options for raising capital and innovative deal structures to obtain a public listing on an overseas market.

The agenda will be translated into English and Chinese and covers topics including:

– The Investment Outlook for China
– Financing Options for Private and Public Companies
– Understanding Reverse Mergers
– Legal & Regulatory Update: MOFCOM, SAFE, and Circular 142
– What the Slowdown in the U.S. and other Countries Means for China
– How to Prepare Your Company for Being Public
– A Discussion of International Financing Sources

The conference will include Jing Ulrich, J.P. Morgan; Eric Landheer, NASDAQ; Michael Xu, Prax Capital; Dennis Nguyen, New Asia Partners; Peter Siris, Hua-Mei 21st Century; Steve Zhu, Allbright Law; Don Straszheim, Straszheim Global Advisors; Jonathan Wang, OrbiMed Advisors and many more. Institutional investors, investment bankers, corporate attorneys, Chinese officials, and other professionals will attend. For more information about the conference visit

About DealFlow Media

DealFlow Media publishes financial research and databases addressing the information needs of investment professionals worldwide. The company also produces conferences in the U.S., Europe and Asia, which provide educational and business networking opportunities. DealFlow Media has recently expanded its operations by opening the DealFlow Asia office in Beijing. DealFlow Asia is dedicated to bringing high-quality, unbiased business conferences to the Chinese market by covering a variety of international topics. For more information visit: or

  • Lina Teng
    DealFlow Asia (DealFlow Media, Inc.)
    7th Floor, Bei Ke Tower
    27 Xi San Huan Bei Lu
    Beijing, China 100089
    Tel: +86 10 8618 7286
    Fax: +86 10 6338 5011
    Email: [email protected]

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