Chinese Investment in the Chicago Stock Exchange: Bridging Together the World's 2 Largest Economies
February 15, 2018: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
In recent years, Chinese investment in the U.S. has grown rapidly. Well-known names are Chinese-owned and U.S. government scrutiny has made Chinese investment more difficult.
450 Cityfront Plaza
NOTE ON PARKING
300 East Illinois Street (AMC Theater-River East Self Park Garage)
$8.00 after 3:00 pm on weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday for a 12-hour period
Garage: Self Park Facility
Payment: Automated; at pay-stations by cash or credit card or upon exit pay by credit card only.
To receive discounted rate: There is a card validator at the first floor security desk of the Gleacher Center. You will only need to insert your parking card in the validator and the new price will be automatically applied. When you leave the lot you will be charged for the lower $8.00 fee.
Garage is located next to PJ Clarks and below the AMC Theater.
a) When traveling east on Illinois cross over Columbus and enter the Garage on the left (north) side of the street
b) If driving west on Grand (north of Theater), you can enter the garage ½ block before Columbus on the left (south) side of the street.
In recent years, Chinese investment in the U.S. has grown rapidly. Well-known names, such as Lenovo, Smithfield Foods, GE Appliances, Ingram Micro, and AMC, are Chinese-owned and U.S. government scrutiny has made Chinese investment more difficult.
For instance, the government's refusal to approve Jack Ma's Ant Financial Services Group's attempt to buy MoneyGram International Inc. in January 2018 is the latest sign of deals getting more scrutiny. Despite the government's statement that it has no national security concerns, why is the proposed purchase of the Chicago Stock Exchange by a Chinese-led investor group stalled at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission?
Join us as John Kerin makes the case that the bid will open economic ties with China and be a gift horse for Chicago.
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm networking
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm presentation
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm cash bar at The Midway Club
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Karl L. Buschmann
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6:00 PM-6:30 PM: networking
6:30 PM-8:00 PM: presentation
8:00 PM-9:00 PM: cash bar at The Midway Club
John Kerin (Speaker)
Chief Executive Officer and President, Chicago Stock Exchange
Karl L. Buschmann, '85
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