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"Sierra Asia delivers. For us in China, they brought access, built bridges, developed commanding positions and accelerated accomplishment in China... and we have been working successfully in China for over a decade.""
Patrick Jenevein
Tang Energy Group

"Lee guided us through the ins and outs of the Chinese business and entertainment world, allowing us to avoid many of the common mistakes newcomers to China make."
Robert Nederlander
Jr. President
Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment

"I am particularly impressed with Paula's ability to connect with senior Chinese clients. Her proven track record in adapting and excelling in new business environments and her abilities to understand, appreciate and leverage unique cultural intricacies and nuances will be of particular value to her clients."
Charles Li
JP Morgan, China

"Lee Sands was essential to our efforts to establish the first sanctioned Cooperative Joint Venture in the highly sensitive youth culture oriented music business in China. The depth of his cultural awareness, linguistic skills and familiarity with Chinese Government personnel and process were the practical key to our success in our market entry strategy."
John Dolan
Former Senior Vice President of Business Development
Sony Music

Lee's "tenacity and street smarts win raves from U.S. business."
Business Week

Lee was commended for "developing a negotiating strategy for persuading China to drop a range of restrictions on foreign companies, and to phase out protection for state-run industries."
The New York Times

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Specialists in Cross-Border Transactions

Sierra Asia Partners' investment banking advisors have years of on-the-ground experience in China. We have been involved in some of the first public equity offerings of Chinese companies, as well as in placing private equity for growing companies. Further, we have completed more than $26 billion in transactions globally. This track record of success has laid the foundation for the advisory services we offer to clients today. It also has equipped us to work strategically and discreetly on our clients' behalf to make deals happen.

Capital Raising
In helping clients raise capital to finance their China projects, our executives access our broad network of corporations, leading fund investors -- both China-based and international, and private investors to successfully complete deals. We also maximize our deal-making expertise and network of international contacts to help Chinese companies in search of capital, strategic alliances and support in accessing international markets.

Mergers & Acquisitions
In executing mergers and acquisitions in China or in helping Chinese clients pursue outbound acquisitions, we collaborate with clients to devise and implement solutions tailored to their most challenging issues. Our senior executives are equally adept at helping Chinese companies pursue acquisitions outside China.

New Business Ventures
As one of the world's most dynamic economies, China offers fertile ground for new business ventures. We partner with our clients to realize opportunities by conceptualizing new enterprises and finding partners in China who can promote and finance their businesses.

Case Studies
Sierra Asia Partners assists companies that range in size from Fortune 500 to small businesses and hail from such diverse industries as high technology to media/entertainment to consumer products to clean energy.