Baird Shanghai Office Moves to New Location
SHANGHAI, December 1, 2008
Baird, an employee-owned international capital markets, private equity, wealth and asset management firm, announced today its Shanghai office has moved to a new location to better accommodate the firm’s growing presence in China. The new address is:
Rm 42-022, 42/F, HSBC Tower
No.1000 Lujiazui Ring Road
Pudong Shanghai 200120, China
“Pudong Lujiazui is rapidly becoming the core financial center of Shanghai, and is an excellent location from which to continue building Baird’s business,” said Paul Purcell, Baird’s Chairman, President and CEO.
Baird’s Shanghai office houses Baird Asia Limited, a team of approximately 20 operating professionals supporting Baird Private Equity portfolio companies; Baird Capital Partners Asia, which provides growth equity capital to smaller, high-potential companies in China or with substantial operations and growth opportunities in China.; and Baird’s China Investment Banking team, which was established in September and focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, working closely with Baird’s investment bankers in the United States and Europe.
The office can be reached by phone at 86 21 6182 0980.
Baird in Asia
Over the past several years Baird has been building a significant presence in Asia. In 2003, Baird Private Equity launched its Asia strategy, establishing a team of now approximately 20 operating professionals in China to support the sourcing, manufacturing and distribution efforts of its portfolio companies. Today, Baird has offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing.
In India, Baird Private Equity partners with Tholons, Inc. in Bangalore to support the efforts of Baird Private Equity portfolio companies in the business services sector. Baird also partners with Boston Analytics in Mumbai to support Baird’s U.S. and European Investment Banking operations.
Baird is an employee-owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Established in 1919, Baird has more than 2,300 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients. Baird oversees and manages client assets of more than $66 billion. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird is one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2008 -- its fifth consecutive year on the list. Baird’s principal operating subsidiaries are Robert W. Baird & Co. in the United States and Robert W. Baird Group Ltd. in Europe. Baird also has operating subsidiaries in Asia supporting Baird’s private equity and investment banking operations. For more information, please visit Baird’s Web site at www.rwbaird.com