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A Newsletter on Deal Making in China

By: ChinaDesk | March 11, 2017

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Forget Trump – It’s Chinese Regulators Who Are Putting Squeeze on China’s Hollywood Deals
China’s Hollywood invasion, seems to have finally run into an obstacle it can’t get past: the country’s own regulators.

New restrictions on cash leaving the country have put a major wrench in cross-border deals with Paramount, Legendary and Dick Clark Productions.

Chinese copper company Anhui Xinke New Material’s planned $350 million purchase of Voltage Pictures was called off in December.


Wanda's $1 billion deal to buy Hollywood's Dick Clark scrapped
Eldridge Industries, the U.S. owner of Dick Clark Productions Inc, said on Friday that one of its ...

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By: ChinaDesk | March 07, 2017

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Alibaba’s arch rival spins out its financial services business
Chinese online retailer has agreed to sell its entire 68.6% stake in its financial unit JD Finance, which is backed by Chinese investors including Sequoia Capital China, for RMB14.3 billion ($2.1 billion) in cash. Inc. agreed to sell its finance arm while retaining a share of its future profits, part of a deal to spin off the fast-growing division and create a strong rival to billionaire Jack Ma’s Ant Financial. Alibaba’s Ant Financial fintech affiliate is out doing deals to expand its global presence and raising a $3 billion war chest for f...

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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.


HNA Buys Controlling Stake in Oil and Gas Dis...

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By: ChinaDesk | February 16, 2017

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Belt and Road deals hit $494b
The value of capital projects and M&A deals in seven core infrastructure sectors across the 66 economies in the Belt and Road Initiative reached nearly $494 billion in 2016 and China contributed one-third of the total value in the period, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. The total capital project value had increased by 2.1 percent to $401.3 billion last year while the total M&A deal value plunged by 48.7 percent to $92.5 billion in the same period.


PwC expect that mainland investors are likely to be more prone to invest in capital projects while remaining on the sidelines at the M&A de...

By: ChinaDesk | January 20, 2017

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China's Oceanwide, IDG Capital to buy tech publisher IDG
International Data Group, the owner of PCWorld magazine and market researcher IDC, on Thursday said it was being acquired by China Oceanwide Holdings Group and IDG Capital, the investment management firm run by IDG China executive Hugo Shong.


It is the latest technology and media asset to be sold to Chinese investors, following deals for U.S. companies last year such as television producer Dick Clark Productions, and customer satisfaction firm J.D. Power and Associates. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Reuters previously reported that IDG was seeking around $1 billion.


Innotech targets Asia with US marketi...