Prior to Forbes, Laura served as an editor for Xinhua News Agency in Beijing, and later became an anchor and chief financial correspondent for Xinhua in Hong Kong.
She has an MA in digital communication from Stanford University.
The matchup between Jiayuan and Baihe’s Love World Inc.
The dating site claims to have 90 million users in 80 different cities across China.
“Jiayuan will closely watch the development of events and cooperate with related departments in investigations and evidence collection.” The company did not say whether Zhai’s information had been found to be genuine or not.
Su Xianglong, the brother of Su, said on his verified Weibo account that Zhai had lied about her marriage history, while jiayuan had failed to verify her the information in her profile.
Baihe will fund the deal through .4 million USD in cash, and private placement of shares or bank loans.
The matchup caps of a year of mergers and acquisitions between Chinese tech companies including giants Didi-Kuaidi, Meituan-Dianping and Ganji-58 Baihe has previously indicated they intend to list locally.
Laura He is a senior correspondent based in Hong Kong. Previously, she worked as Asia financial correspondent for Market Watch, The Wall Street Journal Digital Network.