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Singapore (19 July 2019) –  WiseNet Asia recently held a seminar on ‘HR Due Diligence for Mergers and Acquisitions in China’ for HR professionals in Singapore.   The seminar aims to provide the audience with fundamental knowledge on strategic mergers and acquisitions planning in China.  The event was held in Singapore on 19 July.

Mr Wesley Hui, Director WiseNet Asia, giving the opening speech.

“The total amount of mergers and acquisitions in China reached its peak in 2018 with a total of  $56.1 billion; however, there are also a large number of high profile deals that never took off due to failed due diligence.  China is Singapore’s largest trading partner therefore there will be ongoing M&A activities for Singapore companies in China .” said Wesley Hui, Director of WiseNet Asia.

Mr Koh Chin Seng, speaker on Due Diligence in Mergers and Acquisitions in China

The seminar was presented by Mr Koh Chin Seng, a veteran with more than 30 years of HR experience.  Mr Koh has undertaken 7 HR Due Diligence projects in China and 6 in US/Europe. In 2012, he co-authored the book ‘HR Diligence for Mergers & Acquisition in China’ and has also contributed 2 case studies to the book “Implementation of Changes in Chinese Organization”, edited by Professor Ruth Atlas.