Re-surging Chinese capital in 2018

Chinese Capital Controls? The year 2017 saw Beijing simultaneously tightening and ‘relaxing’ its outbound foreign direct investment (OFDI) protocols. In a somewhat confusing move, following a strew of disastrous Chinese investment decisions, and set against a background of politicking among the People’s Party and an ongoing battle against capital flight, Beijing began to scrutinise many…

It was fantastic. We met high-quality investors who you were able to introduce, we received the background of the investors, we knew the issues that they were looking for so that allowed us to quickly get to the point of our value proposition with those investors.

– Dan Doney, CEO, Securrency

Dan Doney, CEO, Securrency

Historically I haven’t found these conferences to be worthwhile. It’s going to sound like I’m playing to the crowd but this is the only time that I have been to a platform that was worth it and that’s because the Naseba staff works so hard to make sure the meetings do happen to recruit spontaneous interest and turn that into a meeting, it’s been phenomenal. This platform has brought us enormously down the road for the appropriate set of potential investors.

– Joe Peterson, CEO, Sure Inc.

Joe Peterson, CEO, Sure Inc.


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