11K : China Insights Hub

Welcome to 11K : China Insights Hub.

Check out our latest thought leadership white papers, webinars and reports on China’s latest trends and insights across various sectors from property, private wealth, management, tourism to education and luxury. We upload new resources every two weeks, so do come back to visit this page regularly.

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Do you want to contribute to 11K’s thought leadership reports? Please contact Sally Maier-Yip at sally@11kconsulting.com. Also check out our NEWS for more inspiration and our client news.

China Masterclass Webinar #7:
Patrick Tsang, Chairman, Tsangs Group

September 2020 || Patrick Tsang, Chairman of Tsangs Group, a China-focused family office headquartered in Hong Kong with offices in London and Shenzhen, talked to us about “Inside the Mind of a Hong Kong Family Office and Seasoned Investor”.  

Born and raised in the UK with deeply-rooted Chinese heritage, Patrick leads Tsangs Group which invests globally and acts as a bridge to connect China to the rest of the world.

Tsangs Group invests directly in special situation opportunities globally. It is sector and location agnostic and invests in a diverse range of sectors including TMT, ecommerce, financial services, FinTech, AI, robotics, IoT, clean tech, biotech, and others.

You can watch the webinar here.

China Masterclass Webinar #6:
Colin Dai, Head of Asia Business, Thomas Cook (UK) Tourism, Fosun Tourism Group

August 2020 || Colin Dai, an expert in the hospitality and travel industry, having connected Western brands with millions of Chinese travellers over the past two decades, talked to us about “Chinese Tourism Trends: How to attract and build long-term relationships with Chinese travellers in the new normal”.

Colin has been at the leading edge of marketing and new business development for some of the world’s biggest airlines and travel companies, such as Virgin Atlantic, Qatar Airways, and Trip.com, before recently joining Fosun Tourism Group (the new owners of the ‘Thomas Cook’ tourism brand).

Colin is now the Head of Asia Business at Thomas Cook (UK) Tourism, which aims to serve 100 million Chinese families worldwide.

You can watch the webinar here.

China Masterclass Webinar #5:
Ryan Li, CEO, Dere Street Capital and Founder, Sino British Summit

August 2020 || Ryan Li, who is truly a rising star in driving innovative entrepreneurship and leadership in the Chinese-British business community, talked to us about “Inside the mind of a second-generation Chinese family business leader“.

Ryan is in his early 20s, but has already achieved so many amazing things, including founding a charitable fund when he was 16 years old, founding the Sino-British Summit when he was only 20 years old. More recently, Ryan set up his own Venture Capital firm, Dere Street Capital, to help companies in the West to raise funds in China and help Chinese firms go global through joint ventures and strategic investments.

Ryan’s family has been on the Hurun Report Rich List, equivalent to the Forbes China Rich List in the West, for the past two decades owning a number listed companies with operations in China and globally.

You can watch the webinar here.

China Thought Leadership Article: #3
Inside the Mind of a Chinese HNWl: On Investment, Lifestyle, UK, Singapore and Trust

July 2020 ||  China is the world’s second-largest wealth market, with the largest number of people in the top 10% of global wealth distribution. What happens in China is key.

How are these wealthy Chinese people reacting to the coronavirus pandemic? Has COVID-19 changed their investment portfolios? Are they concerned about an economic slowdown following the COVID-19? Do they think that the UK and Singapore are still good choices for their investments? How can individuals build trust with Chinese HNWIs in this uncertain time?

For this thought leadership article, in partnership with Hawksford, 13 experts in Asia and Europe were interviewed to comment on these topics.

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China Masterclass Webinar #4:
Champa Selim, Senior Business Development Manager (Greater China and South East Asia), Bicester Village, Value Retail Management Ltd

July 2020 || Champa Selim, Senior Business Development Manager (Greater China and South East Asia), Bicester Village, Value Retail Management Ltd, who has over 20 years’ experience in the UK-China/Asia luxury hospitality industry, shared her insights on “How to Attract and Build Long-term Relationships with Chinese and Asian Luxury Consumers”.

Since Champa joined Bicester Village in 2017, she has been leading the business growth for high-net-worth (HNW) individuals and groups from 11 Asian countries including China, and has played a key part in driving 12 million guests and £900 million sales from those markets over the past 3 years.

You can watch the webinar here.

China Masterclass Webinar #3:
Chris Godfrey, Global Principal, HBA Residential

June 2020 ||  Chris Godfrey, an award-winning international Architect and Interior Designer with over 20 years’ experience in the UK, China, and globally, shared his insights on: “How to Win the Hearts of Chinese UHNW Clients and Create Long-term Relationships”. 

Currently the Global Principal at HBA Residential, a boutique design-house who conceive and develop exceptional residential projects holistically, Chris has built the business from a few people to 80 people in 3 locations in just 6 years. His clients include a handful of Chinese UHNWIs on Forbes China Rich List.

You can watch the webinar here.

China Masterclass Webinar #2:
Ben Schmittzehe, Chief Executive, Schmittzehe & Partners

June 2020 || Benjamin Schmittzehe,  who has over 30 years’ experience in corporate strategy and general management in China and Asia, shared his expert views on “Why do some Western companies succeed and others fail in China?”.

Often known as “Mr China” in his circle, Ben studied Chinese at Oxford University in the 1980s and has lived and worked in China and Asia for over two decades. Ben has advised numerous leading investment funds (private equity and hedge funds), as well as SMEs and multinational organisations such as intel, L’Oréal, and Taylors of Harrogate.

You can watch the webinar here.

China Thought Leadership Article #2:
3 Important Business Lessons Coronavirus Has Taught Us

May 2020 || 18 business leaders across different sectors ranging from from art, interior design, architecture, real estate, construction to retail, travel, biotechnology and digital healthcare in China, Asia and Europe were interviewed on the subject of “What are the top business lessons you have learnt from Covid-19?”

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(Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese versions are available upon request.)

China Masterclass Webinar #1:
Guest Speaker: Susan Fang, Co-Founder & Director, Oxbridge Holdings

May 2020 ||  Co-hosted by Paul Sutton of LCN Legal and Sally Maier-Yip of 11K Consulting, China Masterclass Webinar is a series of 30-minute interviews on the subject of creating long term relationships, value and trust in China.

In our first webinar, we interviewed Susan Fang, who leads a hugely successful education consultancy for thousands of Chinese families and students who wish to study abroad such as the UK and US over the past 20 years; and is still way ahead of the game after 20 years. Susan shares her secrets of success and learnings from building her business.

You can watch the webinar here.

China Thought Leadership Article #1:
Life After Coronavirus: What is Next for the Chinese and Global Property & Private Wealth Markets?

April 2020 || The Chinese word ‘crisis’ combines two distinct characters, ‘danger’ 危 and ‘opportunity’ 机. The current Coronavirus pandemic has created crises within the economies of numerous countries; yet, it also presents us with new opportunities and has accelerated the birth of new ideas and innovation.

15 respected experts in the property, architecture, legal and private wealth sectors of China, Hong Kong, Singapore, the UK, and Montenegro, were interviewed to share how Coronavirus has impacted their businesses, and to put forward their predictions on the future of property and private wealth markets.

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(Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese versions are available upon request.)

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