Tag: M&A

Chinese Insurance Group Purchases Waldorf Astoria Hotel

By Lauren Dodillet China’s state-owned Anbang Insurance Group Co. Ltd. agreed to buy New York City’s landmark Waldorf Astoria Hotel from Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. for $1.95 billion on Monday, reports Forbes. The deal sets dual all-time records: the largest...

/ October 8, 2014

American Firms Troubled by China’s Antimonopoly Actions

Since the ramping up of enforcement, US companies doing business in China have been increasingly concerned about issues like fair treatment and due process By Ryan Ong and Ellen Huber From recent investigations in the auto parts industry to “dawn...

/ September 5, 2014

IBM, Lenovo Deal Passes US Security Review

International Business Machines Corp. announced on August 15 that a US national security review panel approved its plan to sell its x86 low-end server business to China’s Lenovo Group Ltd. for $2.3 billion. After reaching the agreement back in January,...

/ September 5, 2014

China Invests Heavily in US Real Estate, Energy

By Stephanie Henry US governors are heading to China in increasing numbers to seek potential investors for public and private projects. Since 2009, US governors have led 58 trade missions to China, helping to usher in more than $34 billion...

/ September 3, 2014

Stockholders Jump Ship After China Rejects P3 Shipping Alliance

China has blocked a proposal for an alliance between the world’s three largest shipping companies after the deal was approved by regulators in the United States and Europe. The so-called “P3 Network” would have combined the operations of shipping companies,...

/ June 24, 2014

Managing the Challenges of Food and Agribusiness Investment in China

By Bing Ho, Grace Tso and Zhenyu Wang  [box] Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles on China’s food and agribusiness sector by Baker & McKenzie. Future articles will cover the following topics as they relate to...

/ June 9, 2014

Inside China’s Media Revolution

Mei Yan, a former journalist and media executive, talks about how censorship shapes the news in China and how the media has changed since her father served as Mao’s propaganda chief. By Christina Nelson Mei Yan has witnessed the changes...

/ March 20, 2014

Deal Traffic Control

Navigating a deal safely home means avoiding political turbulence By Michele Davis and Su-Lin Cheng Nichols It is one of the most intense times for a company: making a significant acquisition means following a strict due diligence program to deal...

/ August 12, 2013