China DealBook
A Newsletter on Deal Making in China

By: ChinaDesk | May 07, 2017

A Newsletter on Deal Making in China | M&A . Investment Banking .VC . PE . Deals

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ChemChina clinches landmark $43 billion takeover of Syngenta
ChemChina has won more than enough support from Syngenta shareholders to clinch its $43 billion takeover of the Swiss pesticides and seeds group, the two companies said on Friday.

The trend toward market consolidation has triggered fears among farmers that the pipeline for new herbicides and pesticides might slow. Regulators have required some divestments as a condition for approving the Syngenta deal. The other deals in the sector are a $130 billion proposed merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont, and Bayer's plan to merge with Monsanto.


Meanwhile China has conditionally approved the pr...

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By: ChinaDesk | April 07, 2017

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Unicom may get private-sector investor, pioneering next stage of China’s SOE reform
China Unicom, with the world’s sixth-largest network of mobile phone users, is poised to announce an investment by a private-sector investor, becoming a test case in the country’s reform of state-owned enterprises.

 

In a regulatory filing late on Wednesday, Unicom said its parent, China United Network Communications, aims to push forward with implementing the central government’s so-called mixed-ownership reform plan involving investors from the mainland’s private sector.

 

China Wins F.T.C. Approval to Buy Syngenta
The China National Chemical Corpor...

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By: ChinaDesk | March 21, 2017

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MoneyGram board says Euronet offer could result in superior proposal
U.S. electronic payments company MoneyGram International Inc said on Monday that peer Euronet Worldwide Inc's offer could result in a superior proposal compared to the one from China's Ant Financial Services Group.


MoneyGram will share confidential information with peer Euronet so that it can firm up its offer. Euronet had offered $15.20 per share in cash to buy MoneyGram last week, topping the $13.25 per share offer from Ant Financial. Wall Street already seems certain that there's more to come.

Traders are betting that Chinese billionaire Jack Ma is about to get drawn into ...

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By: ChinaDesk | March 16, 2017

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Source: FT

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Dalian Wanda is King Kong in Hollywood Mr Wang has so far adopted the same Kong-like bluntness in entertainment as he has in Chinese property, building a swath of Wanda Plaza shopping and leisure centres across the country. If he carries on thumping, he may well get his way eventually. Sony Pictures, with which Wanda struck a financing deal in September, is going through a difficult phase — one of several since Sony made the first Asian advance on Hollywood in 1989 by buying Columbia Pictures.

AC Milan Bidder Said to Lose Backing of State-Owned Chinese Firm
The little-known Chinese group attempting to buy Silvio Berlusconi’s AC Milan s...

By: ChinaDesk | March 15, 2017

A Newsletter on Deal Making in China | M&A . Investment Banking .VC . PE . Deals

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Euronet Worldwide trumps Ant Financial's offer to buy MoneyGram
Six weeks after billionaire Jack Ma’s Ant Financial announced a plan to take over MoneyGram International Inc., a little-known Kansas company is swooping in with a higher bid. Euronet Worldwide Inc. is offering $15.20 a share for the money-transfer service, topping Ant’s $13.25 per share.


The financial transaction provider Euronet Worldwide said on Tuesday that it had made an unsolicited bid to acquire MoneyGram for about $1 billion in cash, igniting a potential bidding war for the money-transfer firm.


Air Products’ Yingde Bid May Be Losing Air
Air Products & Chemicals’ asp...

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