Area(s) of expertise: China, U.S. - Asia relations, investment
Summary of expertise:
An alumnus of Columbia Business School at Columbia University, Benjamin Wey is the CEO of New York Global Group ("NYGG", website: www.nyggroup.com), a leading U.S. and Asia based venture capital and private equity investment firm with access to approximately $1 billion in investment capital.
Financier and adviser: Benjamin Wey is a global financier, a multilingual strategic adviser and a leading American expert on Asia and U.S. - China relations. With approximately 20 years of project experience, in-depth knowledge of the various cultures and extensive global contacts, Mr. Wey advises Fortune Global 500 companies, governments and others on complex issues. Benjamin Wey has participated in over 200 projects in four areas: corporate finance/project financing, venture/private equity investments, due diligence assignments and strategic market entry.
Expertise: A growth focused institutional investor, relationships with global institutional funds, investment clubs and investment managers.
Bridge: The complex Asian cultures often present challenges, create confusion, wild speculation and fear for those that have little China experience. Benjamin Wey helps navigate C-level relations, introduce strategic opportunities and bridge communications.
Leadership: Benjamin Wey is the Executive Director, Foreign Investment Committee, Investment Association of China, an affiliate of the National Development and Reform Commission of the Chinese government; an adviser to several Asian governments; Director, China Mergers & Acquisitions Association; Visiting Professor of Finance at several top universities.
Charity: Mr. Wey received a "golden key" in China for building schools for orphans and farm kids. Mr. Wey also supports Columbia University, Yale University and other educational programs.
Blog/Web site: www.nyggroup.com
The Truth: How Illegal Stock Short Selling Harms America. Link: http://www.nyggroup.com/library/NASDAQ_Research.htm
Member - Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York • Member of Advisory Board U.S. - China Summit at Carnegie Mellon University • Trustee, Cardigan Mountain School, a leading New Hampshire based private boarding school founded in 1945 (www.cardigan.org) • Executive Director, Foreign Investment Committee, China Investment Association, an affiliated entity of the China National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), a Chinese government entity • As the lead adviser, participated in a joint research program in 2005 with The People's Bank of China's Research Institute, the research arm of China's central bank • Director, China Mergers & Acquisitions Association, a leading Chinese M&A advocacy group • Senior adviser to several Asian government entities • University of Maryland - Guest Lecturer on Global Capital Markets • Visiting Professor of Finance at several universities
Prior media experience:
Mr.Benjamin Wey's views on China, capital markets, private equity investments and emerging markets are broadly quoted as expert opinions.
Benjamin Wey has a Master's degree in business and is a member of the Columbia Business School community at Columbia University. Benjamin Wey has been a Visiting Professor of Finance at several top universities.
James Baxter, Esq.
Executive Chairman and General Counsel
New York Global Group
Wall Street, banking, China, Asia, U.S.-China relations, venture capital, private equity investments, investment banking, project financing, US-China relations, international relations, corporate finance, Asian market entry advisory, Asian cross border mergers & acquisitions, export assistance, culinary arts (Mr. Benjamin Wey is a Certified Chef)