Mr. Fan Bao is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at CRP-Fanya Investment Consultants (Beijing) Ltd.
Since establishing China Renaissance in 2004, he has led the firm to successfully close approximately US$19 billion of public offerings, financing and M&A transactions and become the leading investment bank in China with a particular specialization in TMT.
He is very actively involved with Tudou combined with Youku in a 100% stock-for-stock transaction, Baidu acquired online video business of PPS for USD 370m, 360buy.com raised USD 15bn in third round of fundraising, he also successfully helped JD.com(NASDAQ:JD), Jumei(NYSE:JMEI), Tuniu(NASDAQ:TOUR), Leju(NYSE:LEJU), Weibo(NASDAQ:WB), Qunar(NASDAQ: QUNR), LightInTheBox(NYSE:LITB), and Boyaa(SEHK:0434) go public in the last six month.
Prior to founding China Renaissance, Mr. Bao was the Chief Strategy Officer at AsiaInfo Holdings, Inc., a leading IT service and software company in China. Previously, he was an investment banker with Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse for 7 years where he advised on US$70 billion of equity and debt financings, M&A and restructuring transactions worldwide.
Mr. Fan currently serves on the board of directors for China Real Estate Information Corporation and Sky-mobi Limited.
Mr. Fan Bao holds an M.S. in Economics from the BI Norwegian Business School.