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Cedrus Investments' Head of Life Sciences Ms. Kimberly Nearing Presented at the Chengdu Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair 2017 in Chengdu, China

2017-06-26 11:01

HONG KONG, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Managing Director, Head of Life Sciences at Cedrus Investments ("Cedrus"), Ms. Kimberly Nearing, was invited by the Chengdu Municipal People's Government to participate in its Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship fair. The event was held during 10th - 12th of May 2017 and attended by several thousand participants from around the globe. As part of the fair, sessions were organized by the Chengdu municipality and co-organized by China International Technology Transfer Center (CITTC). These sessions focused on gathering venture capitalists, angel investors, top incubators, and entrepreneurs across China to discuss trends and opportunities around China's drive for innovation in a wide range of industries.

Ms. Nearing took part in a panel discussion entitled "Venture Tianfu" Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum for Global Top Entrepreneurs. Mr. Richie Qian, who was responsible for inviting Ms. Nearing on behalf of the Chengdu Municipal People's Government said, "Having over 20 years of experience in the life sciences industry in the U.S., including six years of cross-border transaction experience between China and the West, Kim brought a unique perspective to the conference, and we were delighted to have had her join us at this very important event. She made a significant contribution to our understanding of the trends in cross-border collaborations and their importance to the development of China's life sciences industry. Kim also spoke about where some of the most promising collaboration and investment opportunities are in life sciences in the U.S. and China."

As a follow-up to the panel discussion, Ms. Nearing, along with other Harvard alumni, hosted a delegation from the Chengdu Municipal People's Government in New York at the Harvard Club of New York on 20th of June 2017. The purpose of the meeting is to highlight western companies interested in accessing financing and finding strategic partners in China as well as their counterparts in China planning to expand globally.

About Cedrus Investments

Cedrus Investments is a global boutique investment firm, specializing in private wealth management, asset management and financial advisory services, with offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Jakarta and Grand Cayman. Cedrus has extensive experience and a global network in the life sciences industry, including Australia, Asia, U.S., and Europe. Cedrus is committed to being the trusted partner that facilities the flow of innovation, business and capital between China and the West.

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