Reuters reports on Mengniu Dairy’s deal to buy a sizable stake in China’s largest raw milk producer in effort to gain greater quality control over its milk supply: China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd’s (2319.HK) deal to...
mergers and acquisitions
by Liu Yong | Jun 9, 2009
From Bloomberg: China Eastern Airlines Corp. will combine with Shanghai Airlines Co. after joint losses of 16.5 billion yuan ($2.4 billion) last year prompted the government to bail out the two state-controlled carriers. “We...
by Liu Yong | Oct 15, 2008
From Xinhua: China Netcom Group Corporation (Hong Kong) Limited was fully incorporated into China Unicom Limited here on Wednesday, creating the new China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited. Netcom’s shares on the Hong Kong Stock...
by Liu Yong | Sep 15, 2008
From AFP: A group of Chinese drinks makers are to submit plans to the government they hope will block Coca-Cola’s takeover of China Huiyuan Juice Group, state media reported Monday. A consortium has prepared three plans...
by Liu Yong | Sep 7, 2008
From Financial Times: China Eastern Airlines admitted yesterday that a merger with Shanhai Airlines, its smaller rival carrier in eastern China, is being actively considered. Cao Jianxiong, president of China Eastern, said the...
by Claire Kells | Jul 15, 2008
From the New York Times DealBook blog: While the volume of mergers and acquisitions around the world was down 30 percent in the first half of the year compared with the same time in 2007, transaction volumes were actually up 5...
by Sophia Cao | Dec 27, 2007
From Guardian Unlimited: China’s largest carmaker SAIC (Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation) and its smaller rival Nanjing Automobile, which owns the MG Rover brand, yesterday confirmed their long-expected merger, creating a national car group that aims to rival big multinationals. Separately, Italy’s Fiat agreed to sell its 50% stake in its loss-making passenger car venture with […]
by Liu Yong | Dec 19, 2007
The year of 2007 is regarded as a year of overheating for the Chinese economy, especially in the financial market. This year, IPOs and domestic merger and acquisition activities in China increased continually. Overseas investors are envious of the booming capital market in China; however, they are also cautious about the future success of capital […]
by Kate Zhao | Oct 17, 2007
From Financial Times: Chinese companies are set to be Asia’s most acquisitive in the US or Europe next year, according to a survey of the region’s dealmakers. Nearly 60 per cent of those polled believe mainland Chinese companies will outstrip rivals in countries such as India and Japan in outbound merger and acquisitions activity in […]
by Liu Yong | Aug 30, 2007
From Xinhua: Foreign acquisitions of Chinese companies will be subject to stringent new checks intended to protect China’s economic security under a new law passed on Thursday. After 13 years on the drawing board, the Anti-Monopoly Law passed by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislature, winning 150 out of […]
by Kate Zhao | Jul 17, 2007
From Caijing.com.cn: China witnessed an explosion of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) over the past year, and an independent analysis shows domestic-only deals have become the dominant force for M&A in China. The analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a global accounting firm, revealed a surge of domestic activity driving the growth of China’s M&A. Meanwhile, foreign investment […]
by Kate Zhao | Jun 18, 2007
From Engaging China: Kelly Services ,a leading US recruitment firm, has acquired P-Serv , a Chinese company specialising in temporary and permanent staffing and executive search. Established in 1990, P-Serv has offices in HK, Singapore and seven China cities — Chengdu, NanChang, Shanghai, Beijing, Suzhou, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen. As part of Kelly’s deal, Paul Ng, […]
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