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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Talking to China

The irony about China, a senior Chinese leader told me recently, is that “when for more than a century foreigners [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn March 4 2007

Learn From the Stars

“Grand Thinking” makes great companies. I criticize CEOs when they don’t see its importance, and I am frustrated when they [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn January 29 2007

Investment Banking

Robert Lawrence Kuhn, an international investment banker and corporate strategist, is senior adviser at Citigroup where he focuses on China. [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Leadership January 1 2007

Globalization and Its Discontents

President George W. Bush’s grand vision is of a Western style “democracy world,” where all countries have a similar system [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn December 1 2006

12 CEO Diseases and How to Treat Them.

Before I became an investment banker, I studied to be a doctor. (I did a Ph.D. in anatomy/brain research at [...]

Robert Lawrence Kuhn November 1 2006

Inside M&A Banking

How do you protect a CEO from paying too much?

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Strategy September 1 2006

What M&A Banker Would Rather I Not Write


Methods that manipulate CEOs to pay more

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Leadership , Strategy August 15 2006

Mastering the Art of Doing Business in China

Not enough CEOs know how to play the game to their advantage.

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Strategy December 2 2005

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