Benjamin Wey ®
CEO and Member of the Executive Committee
AN AMERICAN FINANCIER, JOURNALIST, GLOBAL TRANSACTION EXPERIENCE:
Benjamin Wey is an American financier and investigative journalist, a multilingual strategic adviser on Wall Street and a leading China expert. With approximately 20 years’ professional experience, in-depth knowledge of the various international cultures and extensive global contacts, Benjamin Wey has led and participated in more than 200 projects worldwide. Watch a live TV interview of Benjamin Wey on CCTV America, discussing US – China cross border investments. Benjamin Wey® is also a U.S. registered trademark.
JOURNALIST: A prolific and fearless investigative journalist, Benjamin Wey is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
STRATEGIC ADVISER: Benjamin Wey advises several governments worldwide, Fortune Global 500 companies and other businesses on complex funding, strategic market entry and crisis management issues. Well recognized for his abilities to achieve extraordinary results for clients, Benjamin Wey is a sought-after China expert with a long history of client success. Watch Benjamin Wey in a TV interview by the Wall Street Journal, discussing U.S. – China relations and his correct prediction of a $4.7 billion takeover of Smithfield Foods by a Chinese company.
EXPERIENCE: In 2011, financier Benjamin Wey correctly predicted the $800 million “going private” acquisition of Harbin Electric, Inc. and the $500 million “going private” acquisition of Fushi Copperweld, rebutting wrongful accusations of NYGG portfolio companies by an ignorant and racist tabloid writer Leslie Norton, Barron’s. In 2013, a NYGG portfolio company Focus Media Holdings was acquired for $3.8 billion, led by The Carlyle Group, and another NYGG portfolio company China Fire & Security Group was acquired for $265 million, led by Bain Capital. Both successful transactions and others had been correctly predicted by Benjamin Wey.
FOR AMERICA: Benjamin Wey supports America’s job growth by introducing international capital to invest in American communities and providing jobs to American companies and entrepreneurs. Watch a TV interview of Benjamin Wey on FOX Business News during the recent global financial crisis.
Benjamin Wey has earned two master’s degrees in business administration. A graduate of Columbia Business School of Columbia University in New York City, Benjamin Wey is also a Visiting Professor of Finance at several universities. In addition, he is a publisher and prolific writer of many articles on global finance, China, investigative reports, leadership and strategies.
BENJAMIN WEY’S LEADERSHIP CREDO:
“If a man has courage and believes in the truth, he won’t bend his principles under any circumstances.”
BENJAMIN WEY’S LIFE PRINCIPLES:
1) “Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.” – Abraham Lincoln
2) “No publicity is bad publicity.” – Donald Trump
3) “Facts are stubborn things.” – Ronald Reagan
MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES:
Benjamin Wey was awarded a “golden key” in China for his leadership in sponsoring and building schools, providing educational opportunities to orphans and underprivileged farm kids in rural areas. Benjamin Wey has also led efforts to support educational programs each year in Asia and the United States, including for several years, hosted and sponsored Yale University’s Environment and Sustainable Development Leadership Program (ESDLP).
NEWS AND INDUSTRY VIEWS:
NEW YORK GLOBAL GROUP WARNS AGAINST CORPORATE IDENTITY THEFT
- Member – Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York
- Member – Columbia University Club of New York
- Carnegie Mellon University, Member of the Advisory Board, U.S. – China Summit
- Trustee, Cardigan Mountain School, a leading private boarding school in New Hampshire USA
- Executive Director, Foreign Investment Committee, Investment Association of China (IAC) – a large investment membership group affiliated with China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), a Chinese government agency
- Director, China Mergers & Acquisitions Association
- Guest Professor, Zhejiang University School of Management, China
- Visiting Professor of Finance, China University of Petroleum, China
- Guest Lecturer – University of Maryland
- Research project adviser – NYGG research project with China’s central bank (2005)
- Senior adviser to several Chinese municipal governments and agencies
Facts and Research: How Illegal Short Selling Harms America’s National Security
Forbes Magazine: SEC reverses NASDAQ’s wrongful delisting of Chinese company CleanTech Innovations
Currency Vs. Productivity -Banking and Finance
TV Interview: FOX News – Benjamin Wey, China Expert
TV Interview: China Central Television – Benjamin Wey on the TUDO NASDAQ IPO
TV Interview: Wall Street Journal – Benjamin Wey discusses U.S. China relations
The Hill’s Congress Blog: Why U.S. companies should get involved in Chinese markets
Benjamin Wey, A China Expert’s Views on How to Invest in U.S. Listed China Based Companies
Washington Post / Video: A Legal Expert’s Views on Investing In U.S. Listed Chinese Companies
Stanford University Research: Chinese Reverse Merger Companies Outperform U.S. Counterparts
WALL STREET JOURNAL – China Expert Benjamin Wey – A Featured Speaker at MIT
New York Global Group CEO and China Expert Benjamin Wey Present at the Carnegie Mellon University US – China Summit