陳仲華 (投資銀行家)

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2006年校友会杰出校友奖

陈仲华(Jack Z. Chen)先生是美国传世资本集团的创始人兼首席执行官,拥有中国和西方国家间复杂跨境公司收购兼并交易领域超过16年的丰富经验。2010年,陈先生带 领太平洋世纪汽车公司收购了Nexteer汽车公司,前者是在北京成立的公私联合收购主体,后者是通用汽车公司旗下专注于转向系统和技术的一大部门;《华 尔街日报》于2010年11月8日对此项目作了报道,把它誉为“这一时代具有里程碑意义的项目之一”。在此之前,陈先生于2009年帮助促成类似的北京公 私联合收购主体成功收购德尔福公司的制动和悬挂装置业务----以上两笔交易都是当时汽车零部件行业中国公司最大的海外收购案。

此前,他曾是美国博灵顿投资银行亚太区创始董事长。该投行是美国西部领先的面向中型企业的投资银行(于2006年被美国富国银行Wells Fargo收购)。在加入博灵顿之前,陈先生是美国MTC Direct Inc.的总裁,该公司是一家控股公司,成功收购和控制了世界上最大的独立大容量存储器经销商Micro Technology Concepts, Inc.,该公司年营业额达三亿美元,入选全球增值转售商500强名单。1997至2000年间,陈先生投资过或帮助过几十家企业,覆盖的领域包括:生物 技术、IT、出租车、食品和饮料、房地产、餐饮服务、制造业、建筑材料、汽车和重型设备。1993至1997年间,陈先生与他的合作伙伴共同创立了 Bestone Investment Group, Ltd.公司,并担任首席运营官。Bestone收购并控股了中国最大的水泥公司,帮助该公司成长为亚洲最大的水泥生产商。海螺水泥目前在香港上市(代 码:914.hk),市值超过100亿美元。

陈先生在2009年3月被聘为北京市国际投资顾问,并因其对北京的突出贡献受到北京市高层领导和主要企业的认可,于2010年11月续聘。陈先生在全球青 年总裁协会(YPO)、南加州大学、加州大学洛杉矶分校、麻省理工学院商业论坛、China Compass Conference、美国企业成长协会(ACG)和各类商会等各类场合作过主讲嘉宾。他还是美国著名的太平洋理事会国际关系委员会的创会成员之一,并于 2007年被Vivid杂志评为美国南加州地区十大杰出美籍华人企业家。此外,陈先生还被评为上海交通大学海外杰出校友,并协助创立上海交大北美基金。

2006 CTUAA-SC Outstanding Alumni Award

Mr. Jack Z. Chen is the Founder and CEO of Transworld Capital Group. He has over 16 years of experience in managing complicated cross-border M & A transactions that involve Western and Chinese companies. In 2010, Mr. Chen led Beijing-based Pacific Century Motors, a public-private acquisition consortium, to acquire Nexteer Automotive, a major unit of General Motors specializing in steering systems and related technologies, which was referred to as “one of the landmark deals of the era” by the Wall Street Journal in an article on November 8, 2010. The Nexteer Automotive transaction followed the 2009 acquisition of Delphi Corporation's braking and suspension unit by a similar Beijing-based consortium, in which Mr. Chen also acted as an advisor. Each of these two transactions comprised the largest overseas acquisition by a Chinese company in the automotive parts industry at its respective time.

Previously, Mr. Chen was with Barrington Associates, the leading middle market investment banking firm in the Western United States (acquired by Wells Fargo in 2006), where he was the founding chairman of its Asia-Pacific Division. Prior to Barrington, Mr. Chen was president of MTC Direct Inc., a holding company that bought a controlling interest in Micro Technology Concepts, Inc., the world's largest independent mass storage distributor and a VAR 500 company with over $300 million in revenue. During the period from 1997 to 2000, Mr. Chen invested in, or advised, several dozen companies that covered the following industries: biotechnology, IT, transportation, food and beverage, real estate, hospitality, manufacturing, building materials, automobile and heavy equipment. From 1993 to 1997, Mr. Chen was the Co-Founder and COO of Bestone Investment Group, Ltd., which acquired and took control of Conch Cement, the largest cement company in China, and helped build it into the leading cement manufacturer in Asia. Conch Cement is now listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (ticker: “914.HK”) with over US$10 billion market capitalization.

Mr. Chen was appointed International Investment Advisor to Beijing Municipality in March 2009 and was reappointed in November 2010 due to his outstanding contributions to Beijing, as recognized by the municipality’s most senior leadership and leading corporations. Mr. Chen has been a speaker at the Young President's Organization, USC, UCLA, MIT Business Forum, China Compass Conference, ACG Conference and numerous Chambers of Commerce. Mr. Chen is a Charter Member of the Pacific Council on International Policy and was named one of the top ten Chinese American Entrepreneurs in Southern California by Vivid Magazine in 2007. He was also awarded Outstanding Overseas Alumni of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.