Barry J. Chen – Managing Director/ Managing Partner – InterChina Partners Barry provides overall leadership to InterChina’s M&A advisory, corporate finance, and investment advisory practice. He is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. He is based in Shanghai.
Barry has over 20 years cross border mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, and strategic planning experience in the infrastructure/logistics, consumer, technology, manufacturing, retail, and financial service sectors. He led and advised over 200 M&A and divestiture transactions, with over 70 successful completions in the North America, Asia Pacific, and European regions. Transaction size range from $50M to $8 billion. Clients include global fortune 500 Chinese and multinational companies.
Prior to InterChina, Barry worked with Price Waterhouse and UPS in the corporate finance and corporate development function. He also has long time collaboration with all leading investment banking firms including Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, UBS, and JP Morgan. He has extensive experience in deal origination, evaluating cross border acquisitions in a strategic context, and understands the complexity in structuring, valuing, and integrating the acquired companies.
Barry has extensive contacts in the investment community and various government entities. He serves as current Chairman of ACG (Association for Corporate Growth) China, and board members of a number of non-profit organizations. He is actively involved in facilitating China outbound and inbound investments.