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Leiza Bladd-Symms

The LCN Interview: Simon Chisholm

With the culture of social impact investment gaining greater and greater strength, our Associate Director, Leiza Bladd-Symms, caught up with Simon Chisholm, Chief Investment Officer at Resonance Limited, to dig a little deeper into the subject. He was kind enough to answer her questions and also to reveal some of the reasons behind his personal motivation …
Xiaofang Sutton

The LCN Interview: Caroline Ma

We are honoured to interview Caroline Ma, the Managing Partner of Stanley & Partners – the Shanghai-based Real Estate Investment Management firm which pioneered the real estate investment banking service industry in China by providing a bridge between international capital providers and domestic developers. Caroline is the co-head and founding …
Paul Sutton

Book Review: Thick Face, Black Heart by Chin-Ning Chu

‘Thick Face, Black Heart’ (subtitled ‘The Warrior Philosophy for Conquering the Challenges of Business and Life’) is more than just another self-help or business book. It is entertaining, enlightening and darkly fascinating. It combines Eastern philosophy with stories from ancient China, many of which make Game of Thrones look anaemic. The author, …
Paul Sutton

Creating Wealth through Property Newsletter – February 2018

In this issue: Are you ready for Chinese investors? Essential briefing: UK financial services regulatory risks for property developers and property professionals Book review: Thick Face, Black Heart Evolution of an Institution: Shaolin Temple Our top 5 off-the-beaten-path ancient sites to visit in China Marketing toolkit for property developers: attracting …
Paul Sutton

Are you ready for Chinese Investors?

This article appears in the February edition of our Creating Wealth Through Property Newsletter. Stories suggesting a decline of Chinese investment into the UK are highly misleading. Yes, Brexit and the tightening of Chinese currency controls have had an impact, but the fundamentals can’t be denied. According to China Daily, Chinese direct investment …