Rick Pearson

Rick Pearson is an activist investor focused on U.S. listed stocks in the U.S. and in China.  He was previously an investment banker in one of Wall Street's largest investment banks for nearly a decade, stationed between New York, Hong Kong and London. As a director in equity capital markets he oversaw over $30 billion in equity and equity linked transactions, primarily for health care and technology companies.

Pearson spends his time living between Los Angeles and Beijing. He has a degree in finance from the University of Southern California and has studied Mandarin since 1991.

Recent Articles By The Author

Harbin Electric: A Closer Look

Harbin Electric: A Closer Look

Shares of Harbin Electric have recently risen to a level of almost $21, based on positive sentiment toward potential China MBOs and due to recent comments made by the CEO.

Is There Hope for China MBOs?

Is There Hope for China MBOs?

Given the carnage in the China small-cap space, many investors are hopeful that management buyouts will be the catalyst for rising share prices.

China MediaExpress: Past Lessons

China MediaExpress: Past Lessons

China MediaExpress' credibility problems have a familiar ring with those of other high-fliers in China that went bust.

Shorts' Impact on China Stocks Lasting

Shorts' Impact on China Stocks Lasting

Many China-based stocks that have been castigated by shorts never really fully recover.

China MediaExpress: Two Scenarios

China MediaExpress: Two Scenarios

Longs and shorts should find out soon which way this stock is going to go when its 10-K is released on March 15.

China MediaExpress in a Bind Against Shorts

China MediaExpress in a Bind Against Shorts

China Media Express will have a tough time overcoming the arguments of the shorts.

Lessons From China MediaExpress

Lessons From China MediaExpress

Investors should use margin with extreme caution and should be fully prepared for the margin requirement to be changed at any time.

China Stocks to Bet on Consumers - Part 2

China Stocks to Bet on Consumers - Part 2

SkyPeople Fruit Juice is a promising, but overlooked, Chinese food and beverage company.

China Stocks to Bet on Consumers - Part 1

China Stocks to Bet on Consumers - Part 1

Shares of Chinese companies that focus on the consumer are the place to be as other sectors of the country's economy look overheated.

China Stocks Rise Despite Controversy

China Stocks Rise Despite Controversy

Despite recent controversy about U.S.-listed China stocks, the group in aggregate has risen smartly over the past month.