Mr. Daudt has a successful and distinguished record spanning 25 years in the business world. He has been involved in over 120 acquisitions and divestitures in both the United States and China. Mr. Daudt has worked for over 16 years in China, starting the first Sino-American underground construction joint venture in that country. Mr. Daudt holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Minnesota and a Juris Doctorate from William Mitchell College of Law. Additionally, he holds his CPCU, AAI, and CBI designations. Prior to founding ChinaPlus / Asia Plus Capital, he was Managing Director of Lazard Middle Market in Shanghai. He is also Managing Partner at Shanghai Yixing Capital Ltd, a founding partner of Smart Capital, Senior Advisor and shareholder at Driving Force Asia, Adjunct professor at Tongji University and founding Board Member of ACG China.