A global organisation of M&A advisory services.

Established in 2004.

44 offices in 34 countries.

Shanghai

Represented by

ARC Group

We bring years of specialized industry expertise, to ensure our clients receive the benefits of a team of leading experts to achieve their goals

M&A Worldwide is represented in China
by ARC Group.

FIND US:

Room 2203, 1118 Yan’an West Road, Jing’an
Shanghai, China
+86 21 6266 5010

Our team

Managing Partner

Sergio Camarero

Vice-President

Rohit Gupta

Ian Hanna
Managing Director

Ian Hanna

Managing Partner

Jesus Hoyos

Vice-President

Ulrik Karlsen

Associate Director

Christian Vivas

Senior Associate

Alex Wang

Founder and Managing Partner

Crystal Zhang

Senior Analyst

Isabella Zuo

Managing Partner

Sergio Camarero

Managing Partner and Co-founder of ARC Capital. He is leading the M&A practice and located in the Shanghai office. He has closed more than 200M USD transactional value and has a strong network in China with state-owned companies that are active investors acquiring overseas companies and Assets.

Industry experience:

Advertising, PR & marketing; Agriculture; Beverages; Building & construction; Clean technology; Energy & renewables; Financial services; Healthcare; Hotels & restaurants; Insurance; Retail and franchising; Steel, metal, and woodworking.

Vice-President

Rohit Gupta

Rohit is currently working as a Vice President at ARC Group Singapore specializing in Investment Banking. He has over 6 years of experience dealing in securities and Investment banking across the Asia Pacific region. In his current role, he has advised over a vast array of transactions across different product types, which include IPOs, Secondaries, SPACs, PIPE’s, and Private Capital raising. His public and private offering transactional experience span a broad range of industries, having assisted in raising over $600mm in the form of Equity and Debt representing companies with an aggregate value over USD 20bn.

 

Rohit has previously worked at Hedgestone Capital (Hedge Fund) in Hong Kong trading Equity Indices and has experience in US Fixed income markets during his stint as a Prop trader at Futures First. He completed his MBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2016 was also awarded the Global Leadership award among the top 50 B schools at St Gallen university- Switzerland for his initiatives in peer-to-peer learning activities.

Ian Hanna

Managing Director

Ian Hanna

With an engineering and manufacturing background, over 15 years of industry experience bringing product to market for both large Fortune 100 and smaller start-up automotive and consumer good companies. Expertise with an emphasis on advanced technologies such as battery electric and hydrogen fuel cells vehicles and energy.

Industry experience:

Automotive, Engineering, Energy and Renewables.

Managing Partner

Jesus Hoyos

Mr. Hoyos is Managing Partner sitting in their Mexico City Office. He currently Heads all America’s operations for the firm and runs teams across USA, Mexico and Peru. His public and private offering transactional experience spans a broad range of industries, having completed over equity and debt advisory amounting to over $3.4Bn in aggregate value.

Industry experience:

Energy & renewables; Financial services; Healthcare; Life sciences; Real estate & facility management; Retail and franchising; Telecom.

Vice-President

Ulrik Karlsen

M&A professional based in Shanghai since 2014 with a focus on cross-border advisory services for a variety of industries. Based in China, Ulrik has been engaged in different transactions and strategic business processes on behalf of international companies ranging from startups to listed companies. Ulrik has hands-on experience managing mandates including sell-side, buy-side, fundraisers, and special cases with focus on the Nordic market. Prior to joining ARC Group, Ulrik was the CEO and founder of a boutique M&A advisory firm named Norient Advisors since 2019. This platform was created together with a Norwegian investment firm as a missing bridge in terms of serving Nordic companies pursuing M&A transactions in the Chinese market. Ulrik’s passion for M&A advisory started as an analyst for E.J.McKay & Co in Shanghai, also covering the Nordic market. Besides China, Ulrik has resided in Myanmar as a Business Development Manager for a Norwegian TMT supplier servicing and investing in telecom infrastructure in emerging markets. Ulrik has holds a Master of International Business from Hult International Business School as well as a Bsc. Business Management from BI Norwegian Business School.

Industry experience:

Building & construction; Clean technology; Financial services; Telecom; Trade.
Member of Financial Services Industry Group.

Associate Director

Christian Vivas

Mr. Vivas is an Associate Director at ARC Group working in Mexico and Peru. Before joining ARC, he worked at ResponsAbility Investments for deals in Latinamerica, Deutsche Bank in London and Alpha Capital in New York. He covers deals across USA and Latinamerica including Mexico, Brazil, Peru. His broad experience has covered transactions across different industries, having participated in different stages across different debt and equity transactions including origination, financial modeling, pitch decks through the closing deal stage.

Industry experience:

Beverages; Energy & renewables; Financial services; Food; Information technology; Media, printing and publishing; Real estate & facility management; Retail and franchising; Wholesale.

Senior Associate

Alex Wang

Joined ARC Capital in 2018 to working on cross-border M&A, capital raising projects with top VCs, PEs, and FoFs that have both RMB and USD funds and both public and private companies’ investment arms from mainland China. Specialized in the media and entertainment industry with a prior five years experience.

 

Industry experience:

Advertising, PR & marketing; Beverages; Food; Media, printing, and publishing; Telecom.

Founder and Managing Partner

Crystal Zhang

Head at ARC Capital Wuhan and Shenzhen – Investment Bank headquarters in Shanghai focusing on both public as well as private markets. In her current role, she is working with top VC’ and PE’s from mainland China. She has 7 years’ experience in capital markets and M&A.

Industry experience:

Building & construction; Business services; Clean technology; Education and training; Energy & renewables; Healthcare; Information technology; Real estate & facility management; Retail and franchising; Security; Telecom; Textile & clothing; Trade; Transport & logistics.

Senior Analyst

Isabella Zuo

In France (both in Paris and Lyon), I did a grand ecole master program in a French business school, majored in investment banking finance. During the curriculum, I interned in two French conglomerates in the banking and automobile industries. Subsequently, I debuted my career in a Fortune 500 information technology company as an enterprise analytics consultant where I created business intelligence user cases to pitch potential clients.

Industry experience:

Automotive; Energy & renewables; Financial services; Information technology.
Member of Automotive industry Group.

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