China Fortunes (Hardcover)
A Tale of Business in the New World
Wiley, 9780470928042, 580pp.
Publication Date: January 4, 2011
In the spirit of James Clavell, China Fortunes is a vastand sweeping story that addresses one of the hottest topics of theday, Chinese business.
From a chaotic start in China to an embezzling Chinese companypresident on the run in Manilla, this book follows the monetary upsand downs of Jack Davis, an American financier drawn to the greatAsian nation by the wealth of opportunities that accompanied theopening of the country to outsiders.
- Traces the beginnings of China's entry into the industrial age, as it hesitantly embraced capitalism while enthusiastically chasedforeign dollars
- Takes readers through the bond trading floors of Wall Street tothe opaque world of investment boutiques, market crashes andbusiness failures, IPOs, failing marriages, and multi-nationalhydro electric deals
- Written by a leading China businessman with deep connections inChina and beyond
Drawing on the experiences of one of the first westerninvestment bankers to do business in China, this exciting talebrings you up close to the rising fortunes and risky business ofthe Middle Kingdom.