Tag: Investment

Tsinghua Buys 15 Percent Stake in Western Digital for $3.78 Billion

Shuang Shan Tsinghua Unisplendour Co Ltd (Unis) announced on Wednesday that it invested $3.78 billion in Western Digital Corp, purchasing a 15 percent stake (which it must hold for five years) at a premium price of $92.50—33 percent higher than...

/ October 2, 2015
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$4.6 Billion Investment to Ally Alibaba with Suning Electronics Retailer

By Lauren Dodillet Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will invest $4.56 billion into Suning Commerce Group Co Ltd to accumulate a sum 19.99 percent share in the electronics company, a joint statement announced Monday. In return, Suning will purchase a 1.1...

/ August 13, 2015
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China Railway Signal Co. to List $1.8 Billion IPO on Hong Kong Market

By Lauren Dodillet State-owned China Railway Signal and Communications Corporation began looking for investors for its $1.8 billion Hong Kong IPO last Monday. The company—which makes signal systems used by China’s train network—opened up to institutional investors yesterday, and plans...

/ July 28, 2015
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Sparking New Business: US Innovation, with Chinese Funding

By Brooke Salkoff For Alex Gruzen, CEO of wireless charging pioneer WiTricity, working with a tech-focused venture capital firm in China seemed a natural fit. Gruzen knew China well from his time at Compaq, Hewlett-Packard, and then Dell, where he...

/ July 6, 2015
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China’s CITIC Antes Up $113 Billion for Silk Road Initiative

By Lauren Dodillet Chinese state-owned conglomerate CITIC Ltd. announced last week that it will invest upwards of $113 billion dollars into China’s “One Belt, One Road” (aka the New Silk Road) initiative. The money will come from its banking, securities,...

/ June 30, 2015

GOING ORGANIC: Investing in China’s Growing Health Foods Market

Are organic products safer than other products? Are foreign imports really worth paying 2-3 times the cost of domestic items? These are some of the questions conscientious Chinese consumers may find themselves asking when they step into one of the...

/ June 30, 2015

Wanda Group Raises $805 Million in Just Three Days

By Natalie Polk Dalian Wanda Group, China’s largest commercial property developer, raised $805 million to finance the construction of shopping malls across China in only three days—leveraged almost entirely through Internet crowdfunding. Wanda used Internet financing app  Stable Earner No.1...

/ June 26, 2015
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Didi Kuaidi Raising $1.5 Billion to Retain Control of China’s Car Service Industry

By Lauren Dodillet Xiaoju Kuaizhi Inc.—also known as Didi Kuaidi, China’s largest taxi and ride-sharing company—is attempting to raise enough money to value the startup app at $45 billion. Back in April, Didi Kuaidi raised $600 million from US hedge...

/ June 18, 2015

Anbang Adds $1 Billion Korean Company to its Conquests

By Ellen Huber China’s state-owned Anbang Insurance Group Co. Ltd. has signed a memorandum of understanding to acquire a 57.5 percent stake in South Korea’s Tong Yang Life Insurance Co. for about 1.1 trillion Korean Won ($1.01 billion), according to...

/ February 6, 2015

China Forms Infrastructure Bank Despite US Opposition

By Lauren Dodillet Representatives from China, India, and 19 other Asian nations gathered in Beijing last Friday to sign a memorandum of understanding to establish the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). China, which proposed the project last year, hopes the...

/ October 30, 2014