Robert Lawrence Kuhn

Dr. Robert Lawrence Kuhn is an international corporate strategist, investment banker and expert on China. Since 1989, he has worked with China’s senior leaders and advised the Chinese government on matters of economic policy, industrial policy, mergers and acquisitions, science and technology, media and culture, Sino-U.S. relations, and a variety of international business matters. Dr. Kuhn advises leading multinational companies, CEOs and C-Suite executives, regarding formulating and implementing China strategies in a variety of sectors, including science and technology, energy and resources, industrial, media and entertainment, healthcare / medical / pharmaceuticals, consumer products, and financial services. He works with major Chinese companies on structuring their capital markets financing and M&A activities.


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The Gulf’s Financial Tidal Wave

I write from Riyadh, near the center of Saudi Arabia, having driven across the Saudi desert following meetings and a [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn December 7 2007

The Making of a U.S. CEO

What can business executives learn from political candidates?

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Election Center October 29 2007

Thwarting Anti – Americanism

Anti-Americanism is a potent phenomenon in the world, and business executives as much as political leaders need to appreciate its [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn September 10 2007

Deconstructing COMPENSATION

Why who is worth what.

Robert Lawrence Kuhn CEO Compensation July 23 2007
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Winning China’s Coming Class Struggle

Because China’s growth hasn’t floated all boats, investors who can address problems resulting from unequal wealth distribution have a powerful opportunity-and the active support of the country’s leaders.

Robert Lawrence Kuhn June 4 2007

A World Too Tightly Wired

That a drop in the Shanghai Stock Market could trigger a worldwide sell-off exposes, I now believe, a deeper and [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn April 12 2007

A Philosophy of Investment Banking

Investment banking is the business of money. Its primary purpose is to link users of capital with providers of capital, [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Corporate Finance , Leadership & Strategy April 3 2007

How to Use Investment Bankers

Notwithstanding all talk about their gargantuan bonuses, investment bankers evince no chagrin about the fees they charge. They unabashedly retort [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Corporate Finance , Leadership & Strategy April 3 2007

What Do Investment Banks Do?

Corporate strategist and investment banker, Robert Lawrence Kuhn, examines the different facets of investment banking from public offerings, debt and equity securities to M&A and structured finance. Kuhn’s crash course in investment banking will tell a CEO almost all he or she needs to know.

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Leadership , Strategy June 21 2011

How Investment Bankers Think

Just to survive, investment bankers must be both smart and savvy, and to prosper they must be extraordinarily smart and [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Leadership , Strategy March 9 2007

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