China DealBook
A Newsletter on Deal Making in China

By: ChinaDesk | November 11, 2016

A Newsletter on Deal making in china

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Source: Bloomberg

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Trump Victory Puts Nail in Coffin of China M&A Ambitions
There are two things that M&A bankers hate: protectionism and uncertainty. Donald Trump's unprecedented election win delivered both, and has the potential to slash the number of Chinese companies snapping up American assets.

 

Trump's protectionist rhetoric is no secret, so it stands to reason that U.S. rejections of Chinese transactions will probably increase. That openly hostile view isn't good news for deals that come under review by competition watchdog CFIUS, although HNA Group Co.'s $6 billion offer for computer hardware distributor Ingram Micro Inc. did win approval recently. U.S. lawmakers are also railing against a Ch...