Volume No.16 | 1/31/2018
Fosun News
Moody’s Upgrades Fosun International to Ba2, Outlook Stable Completes EUR625 million Acquisition of France’s St Hubert with Sanyuan

January 16, 2018, Fosun International Limited announced it has received notice from Moody’s Investors Service that it has upgraded the corporate family rating of Fosun International to Ba2 from Ba3 with a stable outlook.

Belt and Road Initiative, China’s Insights and Bilateral Relationships

Fosun hosted the Bund Global Financial Summit together with Yabuli China Entrepreneurs Forum in November 2017. Fosun’s Chairman Guo Guangchang and former President of France, Jean-Pierre Raffarin talked about their insights and opinions regarding the Belt and Road initiative, Sino-France bilateral relationships and etc. Below is an excerpt of their thoughts and ideas.

Fosun Family
Discover Atlantis Sanya with Double Rewards this Festive Season

Atlantis Sanya is excited to offer a number of marvelous promotions for its first batch of guests staying in the resort over the festive Chinese New Year period. These two special room promotions, the Premier Spring Reward and the Room + Toruk Show Reward, mark the first ever opportunity for guests to be welcomed to Hainan Island's most coveted ocean-themed integrated entertainment destination resort.

What Ails China’s Healthcare System? Roberta Lipson Has A Detailed Diagnosis

Roberta Lipson is one of the most successful foreign entrepreneurs in China of the last three decades. In 1981, she and Elyse Beth Silverberg co-founded  Chindex , which sold American healthcare equipment to Chinese hospitals. In the 1990s, they pivoted the business to healthcare services, launching Beijing Family United Hospital, which has become the biggest foreign investor and operator of private hospitals in China.

China Insight Out
Your New Year's Resolution: Fix Your China Strategy

Let’s start 2018 with a look at the big picture. I am frequently in discussions with companies regarding their China strategy, usually regarding sales goals for the year or a plan for developing new sales channels. Both sensible questions, but they miss something important.

Consumer Barometer
U.S. Retailers in Dire Need of Growth Look to the China Market

As Western retail markets contract due to bankruptcies, store closures and acquisitions, retailers are increasingly looking beyond their domestic markets for sustainable growth, and for many the large, lucrative China market is tantalizingly rich with possibility.

GloCal 2.0
Hauck & Aufhäuser Privatbankiers Released Homepage in Chinese

At the end of the year, H&A introduced a dedicated section on its website where Chinese investors can find out about the bank's services and products. This is a further measure to strengthen the bank's position as a bridge for Chinese investors to Germany and as an ambassador for German-Chinese relations.

Click Here for H&A's Chinese website
Fosun Viewpoint
Guo Guangchang: My Story with Tsingtao Beer

Right before the new year, we have acquired stakes in Tsingtao beer from Asahi Group (“Asahi”). Afterwards, Fosun will replace Asahi in becoming the second largest shareholder of Tsingtao beer. I feel really honored and I have a personal story to tell.

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