China Desk

The PwC Finland China Desk provides advice and support to Finnish companies wishing to explore business opportunities in China and to Chinese companies wishing to conduct business or invest in Finland. Our target Finnish companies include both Finnish companies already have established presence in China as well as companies contemplating of entering Chinese market for the first time.

Finnish companies with established operation in China

We will act as the primary contact point for Finnish clients seeking growth opportunities or to improve their competitive position in China, and to organize and coordinate expertise across PwC China for assistance including e.g.:

  • Market strategy and M&A advisory (e.g. target screening and valuation)
  • Financial and tax due diligence on potential acquisition in China
  • Commercial or market due diligence
  • Advice on deal restructuring and identify related key PRC tax considerations / costs involved in the restructuring process
  • Assistance in designing and implementing governance and compliance programmes
  • Other tax professional services.

Finnish companies in the process of entering China

We will act as the first contact point for clients contemplating of entering China for the first time, and provide assistance to validate the market entry strategy and business plan. We coordinate needed works jointly with other PwC firms in China to provide e.g.:

  • Assistance on assessing investment structuring, process and establishment
  • Assistance on financial and tax due diligence of the Target or JV partner
  • Strategy analysis and business plan validation
  • Post deal integration services
  • Other tax professional services.

Chinese companies investing in Finland

We will assist Chinese companies in the process of entering Finland jointly with PwC China in

  • M&A advisory services (e.g. target valuation screening)
  • Financial and tax due diligence
  • Post-deal integrations
  • Advise on regulations, tax structure and other compliance matters
  • Provide audit services.