Corporate finance


PwC Corporate Finance team provides both sell-side and buy-side Lead Financial Advisory services for equity capital raising, asset and company disposal, domestic and outbound mergers & acquisition, and also debt capital advisory. In the decade of 2005 to 2015, PwC Corporate Finance has been engaged in more than 300 private equity capital raising and merger & acquisition transactions as the Exclusive Lead Financial Advisor deals with an average transaction size around USD 120 million, covering a wide range of transaction size of USD 50 million to USD 1 billion. In 2016, PwC Corporate Finance, has been engaged in more than 40 transactions, including private equity capital raising, cross-border acquisitions, restructuring and integration projects, among which 14 transactions were completed with a total transaction value of RMB 171.9 billion.

PwC Corporate Finance team has 80 professionals located in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Qingdao. Through the cooperation with the oversea Corporate Finance teams of PwC global network of 2000 professionals, we are able to provide a one-stop global financial advisory service for our clients. 80% of our transactions were completed by cross-border joint engagement teams thanks to the PwC global network. These deals covered various industries, such as finance and insurance, high-end manufacturing, retails, consumer products, industrial products, health care and pharmaceutical, technology, media, infrastructure, transportation and logistics.

China Deal of the Year 2016 – By China M&A Association
China M&A Service Award 2013 – By China M&A Association


Sell-side Lead Financial Advisor

Our Lead Financial Advisor service provides customised solutions to assist domestic and multinational corporations as well as financial institutions in successfully raising equity capital and completing divestments. Our services cover full cycle of the capital raising and divestment processes, from early stage strategic option advice, deal structuring, valuation and pricing, pre-marketing preparatory work to final contract negotiation and completion. We also help our client streamline and navigate the deal complexity by acting as the sole point of contact and coordinating with related parties involved in the transactions.

For decades, PwC Corporate Finance has been consistently attempting to understand and prioritise our clients’ strategic goals, maximising value and shareholder’s returns by leveraging on our global PwC network and providing immediate access to the worldwide capital markets and investors. Our focus on the quality of service and commitments to client is further enhanced by our strong caliber of professionals with wide industry coverage, regional know-how and practical expertise. This combined and diverse capabilities enable our team to develop a holistic and integrated deal strategy, and offer our clients with the most innovative and insightful solutions under different market conditions and across various sectors.

Buy-side Lead Financial Advisor

Nowadays the global market has become more dynamic than ever. There are many ways to make you succeed and one of those to help you be ahead of your competitors in the rapidly changing environment is through merger and acquisition - a quick way to bolster your business development strategy, from market expansion, technology upgrading, to product profile enriching.

With the global network of PwC, we equip ourselves with diverse capabilities to provide you with a one-stop service, help you identify the appropriate investment targets in the world, implement an efficient deal execution process and capture hidden value throughout the entire deal cycle. Moreover, with the value of our global network and diversified expertise in different sectors, we can always work together with you to accommodate your different needs across M&A transactions.

Consisted of dedicated professionals who are committed to assisting you unleash the value in your merger and acquisition activities, PwC Corporate Finance, as a buy-side Lead Financial Advisor, can offer the following scope of work:

  • Opportunity identification and evaluation
  • Project evaluation and risk assessment
  • Deal structuring and deal strategy advice
  • Valuation and pricing 
  • On-site contract negotiation support and advice on bidding tactics
  • Assistance in attaining government approvals
  • Project management
  • Closing/post-deal integration

Debt & Capital Advisory

Our role as independent financing advisor helps client to make confident debt financing decisions at both corporate level and transaction level.



Service Scope 


Level Financing Requirements


Level Financing Requirements

Debt & Alternative

Capital Raising

  • CAPEX / expansion
  • Refinancing of existing debt
  • Broader financing channel
  • Bond issuance
  • Leverage finance
  • Acquisition finance
  • Project finance

Capital Structure


  • Debt profile
  • Debt structure
  • Debt terms
  • Optimise financing cost
  • Assess of debt/equity structure 
  • Advise on accessibility of debt capitals

Our Debt & Capital Advisory team consists of dedicated professionals with years of experience in structuring financing solutions. We also have unrivalled reach in capital providers’ community.

Gabriel Wong

Simon Booker

Daisy Han

Nicola Ma

One Belt One Road Leader &

Head of China Corporate Finance, Shanghai

Partner, Hong Kong

Associate Director, Shanghai

Associate Director, Shanghai

Contact us

Gabriel Wong

Head of China Corporate Finance, Inbound/Outbound Leader, Belt & Road Leader

Tel: +[86] (21) 2323 2609

Christopher Tan


Tel: +[86] (10) 6533 2552

Linda Cai


Tel: +[86] (21) 2323 3952

Grant Bo


Tel: +[86] (21) 2323 2367

Simon Booker


Tel: +[852] 2289 2788

Cindy Chen


Tel: +[86] (10) 6533 7627

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