Matchmaking & advisory service for cross-border deals involving China

Service Scope

  • Matchmaking: investment projects & trading transactions
  • Political risk insurance
  • Legal service/strategic advice/crisis management

Key Industries

  • Food & Beverage
  • "Belt & Road" infrastructure
  • Sports

Global Network

  • 12,400 members (corporates, governments, universities and non-profits; 40% from China)
  • 150,000 total members from CGA network
  • Experts and consultants from different countries and industries

Membership Benefits

  • International network of investors and government agencies
  • CGA’s private deal portfolio
  • Brand and service promotion on the CGA platform
  • Attend and host events

Team

  • Jesse T H Chang (Founder & CEO)

    Jesse has been advising clients for over 35 years as a lawyer and a banker on both in-bound and out-bound investments relating to Greater China. Jesse is the Managing Partner of TransAsia Lawyers, and the founder of its Outbound Investment practice. He also maintains overall responsibility for TransAsia’s international client base.

    Driven by his passion for Chinese cross-border transactions, Jesse first began exploring the concept of CGA in early 2011. It has evolved under his guidance ever since, benefiting from his years of hands-on experience. Jesse’s vision for CGA is to create a dynamic platform which will not only provide useful, relevant and up-to-date information for Chinese investors, but one which will also enable foreign asset owners to gain access to Chinese investors.

  • Cindy Lu (Chief Content Officer & Director)

    Cindy is a founding member of the CGA team and a key member of TransAsia Lawyers’ Outbound Investment practice, she has particular with experience in the energy, minerals & resources, media, real estate, infrastructure and agribusiness sectors. Through her work as an Outbound Investment lawyer, Cindy has travelled to many countries, providing her with invaluable practical knowledge of the intricacies of cross-border transactions and various business cultures. Cindy is responsible for CGA website's content and product, and is an active member of the marketing and offline consulting teams.

  • Helen Sunderland (Consultant)

    Helen is a Swiss/British national who had been living and working in China for 15 years. Her professional focus is on cross-border investments and commercial transactions. Helen is a founding member of the CGA team and assists corporate affairs/strategy, and the Europe and Arts & Culture sections.

  • Andrew Yang (Technology Supervisor)

    Andrew has more than 10 years of website development and management  experience. He has deep understanding of companies IT management system and website construction and maintenance as well as strategic vision of technology trends. With his strong capability of project managemnt and detail oriented mind, he provides a strong support for ChinaGoAbroad website. Andrew manages the technical team of the ChinaGoAbroad.com.

  • Andrea Gottschalk (Membership Associate)

    Andrea is an Argentinean national with rich international experience. She studied in New York and has been living and working in China since 2014. Being a professional translator and former professor with an eye for detail and excellent communication skills, Andrea joined CGA in 2016 and has become a key player in CGA’s expansion into Latin America. Andrea is a team player who besides working mainly as Membership Associate also participates in CGA’s marketing strategy, events, content contribution and social media campaigns.

  • Tony Jin (Project Manager)

    Tony is responsible for coordinating CGA's offline projects, which include investment matchmaking, trading transactions, political risk insurance broking and crisis management. He assists Jesse in arranging for and accompanying clients to negotiations and offering strategic advice. When needed, Tony interprets for business meetings.

Locations

  • Offices: Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Buenos Aires.
  • Our global Ambassadors are also available worldwide.

Co-Founders

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