Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Asia Pacific Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Asia Pacific | How McKinsey Has Helped Raise the Stature of Authoritarian Governments Supported by ByWalt Bogdanich and Michael Forsythe Dec. 15, 2018 This year’s McKinsey & Company retreat in China was one to remember. Hundreds of the company’s consultants frolicked in the desert, riding camels over sand dunes and mingling in tents linked by red carpets. Meetings took place in a cavernous banquet hall that resembled a sultan’s ornate court, with a sign overhead to capture the mood. “I can’t keep calm, I work at McKinsey & Company,” it said. Especially remarkable was the location: Kashgar, the ancient Silk Road city in China’s far west that is experiencing a major humanitarian crisis. About four miles from where the McKinsey consultants discussed … [Read more...] about How McKinsey Has Helped Raise the Stature of Authoritarian Governments
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Day Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Supported by ByDavid Barboza and Michael Forsythe Aug. 2, 2018 WASHINGTON — Just over a year ago, two senior executives from the giant Chinese conglomerate HNA landed a meeting with Steven Mnuchin, the United States Treasury secretary, at his office. The executives, Adam Tan and Guang Yang, snapped a photo with Mr. Mnuchin, holding a model plane of the HNA-owned carrier, Hainan Airlines. Officially, they wanted to discuss the state of the American economy. But HNA had other urgent business: It was trying to buy the New York investment firm SkyBridge Capital. The deal had been languishing for months while the Treasury Department and other agencies reviewed it for potential national security concerns. Other acquisitions, too, were on hold, putting pressure on a spending spree that had turned HNA into a … [Read more...] about U.S. Is Expanding Power to Block Chinese Firms. HNA Was Already No Match.