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By: ChinaDesk | February 24, 2017

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Content Delivery Specialist Goes Global with $186 Million Purchase
Shenzhen-listed Internet services provider Wangsu Science & Technology Co. Ltd. said it has agreed to buy South Korean peer CDNetworks for 21.1 billion yen ($185 million) in a bid to quickly expand its content delivery services outside its home market.

Wangsu is buying about 85% percent of CDNetworks’ shares from KDDI Corp., one of Japan’s leading wireless carriers. KDDI bought its CDNetworks stake in 2011 for $167 million with a similar aim of extending its own global reach by tapping the South Korean company’s network.


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By: ChinaDesk | February 07, 2017

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China’s Global Auto Ambitions Get a Boost as Takata Picks Bidder
A year ago, Ningbo Joyson Electronic Corp. would have been an unlikely name on a shortlist of candidates to rescue Takata Corp., the Japanese air-bag maker that’s behind the biggest safety recall in automotive history. Joyson-owned Key Safety Systems Inc. has emerged as the leading bidder for Takata Corp. 

Bidders have favored a court-led process to cap their exposure to Takata's existing liabilities. Those liabilities are estimated by some analysts to be as high as $10 billion for recall costs alone. Such an option could deal a huge blow to shareholders, including the founding Takada family, a major investor....

By: ChinaDesk | November 16, 2016

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China Minsheng Financial eyes financial sector buys in Europe
China Minsheng Financial Holding Corp is scouting for acquisitions of financial services companies including banks in Europe, betting on the bloc's strengthening ties with the world's second-largest economy, a top executive said.

China Minsheng Financial's planned push into the European Union's financial sector comes against the backdrop of some countries looking for investors to bail out their stressed banks, and Beijing's push to bolster trade ties with Europe. Portugal's Novo Banco, which the state is trying to sell after a 2014 rescue, has several new potential buyers, including China Minsheng Financial, a senior government offi...

By: ChinaDesk | November 03, 2016

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China Aluminum Magnate Hits U.S. Senate Hurdle Over Aleris
The ranking Democrat on the Senate Committee on Finance is spearheading an effort to have the U.S. reject a Chinese aluminum entrepreneur’s purchase of Cleveland-based Aleris Corp. on national security grounds.


Liu Zhongtian’s Zhongwang USA LLC plans to buy closely held Aleris for $1.11 billion in cash and $1.22 billion in debt, giving one of Asia’s biggest makers of extruded-aluminum products greater access to American and European technology.


China Film, Pegasus Launch $100 Million Fund for U.S.-Chinese Movies
China Film Co. and China’s Pegasus Media Group have struck a deal to collaborate on a wide range of film and TV project...