Tag: Daniel de Blocq van Scheltinga
– Daniel de Blocq van Scheltinga –
China M&A Expert
Founder and Managing Partner, Polarwide
Daniël de Blocq van Scheltinga is the Founder and Managing Partner of Polarwide, a Hong Kong-based corporate advisory firm specializing in cross-border corporate strategy and the execution thereof. Polarwide has built op over a decade of experience acting as the liaison between Asia and Europe, advising senior decision makers in both private and public sectors, most notably with regard to their strategy and in cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
As an example, Polarwide was mandated by one of China’s largest State Owned Enterprises, ChemChina, to establish their Finance Company, whereby Van Scheltinga became the first foreigner ever approved by the Chinese authorities to be the CEO of an SOE Finance Company, assisting in developing and executing the Group’s outbound investment strategy.
Van Scheltinga previously spent 19 years working in various corporate and investment banking roles in both Europe and Asia, lastly as Asia Pacific Head of Chemicals, and Asia Head of Asset Based Finance both for ABN AMRO.
He is a member of BEDAC, the advisory body to the Hong Kong Government Independent Commission Against Corruption, member of the Executive Committee and Board of the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and member of the Advisory Board of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.
Daniël Van Scheltinga is also a regular contributor on Asian matters for the Financial Times, China Daily and other leading publications. He holds a Masters in Law, with a specialization in International Public Law from Leiden University, the Netherlands.
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