Polarwide team members have diverse advisory capabilities based on their investment banking, corporate banking, restructuring, asset-based finance experience in Asia and Europe.
We focus on developing a profound relationship with clients by formulating innovative and unique transaction ideas that fulfills their long-term goal.
We offer advice based solely on our clients’ unique situations. We aspire to generate repeat business by fostering our client relationships in a result-driven manner which aligns our respective interests.
We supported by a full complement of experienced and analytical execution professionals. We have developed strong ties with influential decision makers in the Asia Pacific region. Our ability to access key players in Greater China, both in the private and public sectors, has resulted in a robust deal flow.
Daniël de Blocq van Scheltinga is the Founder and Managing Partner at Polarwide. He has 24 years of experience in corporate finance, restructuring, and corporate banking, both in Europe and in Asia. He began his career as a lawyer before moving into finance where he held various positions in Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Kredietbank and ABN AMRO. Daniël was the Head of Chemical Sector Advisory in Asia Pacific from 2001 to 2006 and Head of Asset Based Finance in Asia between 2006 and 2008 at ABN AMRO.
In 2008, Daniël founded Polarwide and is currently responsible for client coverage and overall management of the business. He is also the first CBRC-approved foreign national to be appointed a senior manager in a state owned enterprise in China. In 2008, he became the founding CEO of ChemChina Finance Co. Ltd through an agreement between ChemChina and Polarwide, with responsibility for leading ChemChina to centralise capital management of more than 460 subsidiaries, and the global acquisition strategy for the group. Daniël has a Master of Law degree from Leiden University, the Netherlands (Dutch Law and International Law).
Regular speaker at chemical conferences, including Asia Aromatics and Derivatives Conference, Asia Pacific Chemical Industry Meeting, Asia China Petrochemical and Refining Summit, China Chemical Industry Conference, Nomura European Chemical Conference, Economist-Disruptive Innovation Conference and EuroFinance Annual Conference.
Regular guest lecturer on corporate finance, for HKUST MBA Class on Corporate Finance, UNI Workshop on Petrochemical Investments and M&A, Beijing Central Party School on Equity Capital Markets and Corporate Finance, The ICIS Polyurethane Chain Conference, KPMG Chairman 75 Meeting.
Our extensive China experience and network help clients who are interested to explore the China market. Our senior executives possess European backgrounds that connect the business worlds of the East and the West.
We have extended our business network by partnering with select and carefully chosen partners:
Our team of professionals are facilitating a platform for relationship building with existing and potential clients, which earns us recognition in the industry. Our media exposure:
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