Category: China Deals

Austin and the Midnight Pitch: Building Export Business with China

The city of Austin, Texas has developed a partnership with Chinese internet giant Alibaba to boost exports of US-produced goods to Chinese consumers.

/ September 11, 2018

Foreign Direct Investment in an “America First” Administration

Chinese entities looking to invest in the United States or acquire US corporations should expect 2017 to be filled with greater energy and uncertainty due to a number of factors. Most notably, the policies and rhetoric of the administration of...

/ May 22, 2017

The Road to Globalization for Chinese Multinationals

Chinese companies looking for deals abroad face five main challenges when globalizing through M&A —including the often overlooked human capital.

/ April 14, 2017

Far from a Done Deal

Recently, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has been thrust into the limelight with a spate of high-profile deals. An inter-agency committee of the US government, CFIUS has the authority to review, for national security reasons,...

Chinese Investment Tripled in US in 2016, Doubled in Europe

Combined Chinese direct investment in the advanced economies of North America and Europe more than doubled in 2016 to a record $94.2 billion as China continued its transition to a new growth model, in line with its rapidly maturing economy.

/ March 27, 2017

Global Protectionism will not Stymie Chinese Deal-Making

Chinese companies collectively spent nearly $200 billion buying their foreign counterparts in the first nine months of 2016, with an additional increase in spending expected in the final quarter of the year. China’s historical emphasis on resources has been replaced...

/ March 20, 2017

Aluminum Producer Aleris Corp Acquired by Zhongwang USA LLC

Aleris Corp, a Cleveland-based aluminum rolled products producer, announced its purchase by Zhongwang USA LLC on Monday. At $2.33 billion dollars, this is the United States’ largest overseas purchase of a metals processor.

/ August 31, 2016

Uber China and Didi Chuxing merge into new $35 billion ride-sharing company

Bringing an end to Uber’s push into the China market, Uber China is merging with its Chinese competitor, Didi Chuxing. The sale ends the intense competition between the two companies and raises Didi Chuxing’s value to about $35 billion. Uber...

/ August 1, 2016

Foxconn Acquires Sharp in $3.5 Billion Deal

Foxconn Technology Group and Sharp Corporation signed a deal on April 2 for the Taiwan-based electronic contract manufacturer to acquire the Japanese consumer electronics firm for $3.5 billion. The final deal, approved on March 30, is nearly $2.5 billion less...

/ April 5, 2016

Chinese Conglomerate Acquires Ingram Micro for $6 Billion

Shuang Shan In the largest Chinese acquisition of a US IT company ever, aviation and logistics conglomerate HNA Group bought technology distributor Ingram Micro Inc. for $6 billion in cash on Wednesday. Tianjin Tianhai Investment Co Ltd, a unit of...

/ February 19, 2016