goetzpartners expands its international management

Leading advisory firm strengthens corporate finance team in China

Press release

Munich, February 20, 2017 – Advisory firm goetzpartners has strengthened its international management by hiring a new Managing Director: With Qing Xu, goetzpartners in China has won a strong leader with many years of transaction experience, particularly in the field of cross-border transactions. Digital transformation is such a challenge that it has increased the demand for combined corporate finance and management consulting services. goetzpartners has reacted to this demand by strengthening its international teams with personalities that unite expertise and long-standing experience in the development of innovative business models.

Qing Xu  will act as Managing Director for goetzpartners with immediate effect and manage the company's corporate finance business in Beijing and Shanghai. Xu can draw upon over 17 years of experience in investment banking and transaction management. Prior to joining goetzpartners, he worked for several other companies, including Bank of Communication International, Crédit Lyonnais Securities Asia and Deloitte Corporate Finance. His areas of expertise comprise cross-border M&A, equity and debt financing, IPOs and capital transactions in Europe and China. Previously, Qing Xu earned a Bachelor degree from Tongji University.

Dr. Stephan Goetz, Managing Partner and co-founder of goetzpartners, on the appointment: "With Qing Xu, we have been able to win an experienced corporate finance expert for goetzpartners, who will further drive our international growth. We will thus be able to advise decision-makers around the world even better in all strategic purchasing and selling situations."

About goetzpartners

goetzpartners is an independent advisory firm for all key issues of entrepreneurial activity: Strategy, M&A, Transformation. With more than 300 professionals operating out of 14 offices in 11 countries, we advise clients worldwide in all key industries.

The company ranks among the 10 best-performing German advisory firms (Lünendonk®). goetzpartners has received awards three years in a row as part of the “Best of Consulting” contest by the renowned German magazine “WirtschaftsWoche”, most recently in the “Project Excellence” category (2016).

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