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Brunswick strengthens its Partner team in Hong Kong with the appointment of Cynthia Meng

13 September, 2018 - Brunswick Group, the global advisory firm specialising in critical issues and corporate relations, today announced the appointment in Hong Kong of Cynthia Meng as Partner.

The appointment follows the continued growth of Brunswick in Greater China and directly addresses the increased needs of clients across different sectors within the China market.

Cynthia joins Brunswick from Credence Investment Holding where she was Founder and Managing Partner. Prior to this Cynthia worked as a senior equity research analyst for 11 years, most notably with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Jefferies, where she was Managing Director, Head of Greater China TMT Equity Research.

During this time, Cynthia covered Chinese internet, technology, telecom services and education companies including Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, JD.com, China Mobile, ZTE, New Oriental, and Tal Education. In addition, she was the lead analyst on many successful Internet and technology company IPOs in the U.S. and HK.

Neal Wolin, Chief Executive Officer said: “Cynthia is a highly experienced analyst and corporate advisor. Her appointment will strengthen the range of capabilities Brunswick can offer to clients in Greater China and worldwide, particularly in the areas of capital markets advice and investor engagement.”

Tim Payne, Senior Partner and Head of Asia said: “We are pleased to have Cynthia join the Brunswick team in Hong Kong to further grow our capabilities within the Greater China market.  Greater China represents an exciting growth market for Brunswick and Cynthia’s appointment enables us to further support our clients in navigating stakeholder issues.”

Cynthia Meng said: “Brunswick has built a strong reputation in Greater China and I have long admired the strategic advice they provide to clients. I am excited to bring my experience and insight in investor engagement to clients and enhance the already powerful capability the Brunswick team has.”

About Brunswick Group

Brunswick Group LLP is an advisory firm specializing in critical issues and corporate relations.  Founded in 1987, Brunswick is an organically grown, private partnership with 23 offices around the world.  Brunswick has had a presence in Asia since 2004.  It has offices in Singapore and Mumbai and three offices in Greater China: Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing.  Brunswick has supported some of Asia’s most iconic companies locally and across the world, as well as multinationals, drawing on Brunswick’s international expertise.

For more information, visit: www.brunswickgroup.com.

Contact

Lisa Foley

Asia Managing Partner 

About Cynthia Meng

Cynthia Meng joins Brunswick from Credence Investment Holding, where she was the Founder and Managing Partner, working in investment advisory assisting high potential entrepreneurs with fund raising, development strategies and evaluating investment and M&A opportunities.

She is also the Senior Director, Corporate Development at a fast-paced Silicon Valley based software company, responsible for fund raising, business development and global strategic partnerships.

Cynthia worked as a publishing senior equity research analyst for 11 years, most notably with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Jefferies, leading much of the coverage for Chinese internet, technology, telecom services and education companies including Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, JD.com, China Mobile, ZTE, New Oriental, and Tal Education.

Cynthia graduated with an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University.