China DealBook
A Newsletter on Deal Making in China

By: ChinaDesk | May 07, 2017

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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 28, 2017

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China's 'unicorns' nearly double to 131: official
China had $131 billion worth of private start-ups by the end of 2016, nearly doubling the figure of the year before, said an official with Ministry of Science and Technology.


China's unicorns are spread over 16 cities, but mostly in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Hangzhou. Half of China's unicorns are in Beijing's Zhongguancun, home to China's three super-unicorns worth over $10 billion: Xiaomi, Didi Chuxing, and Meituan. In fact, Zhongguancun is second only to Silicon Valley as the most concentrated area for tech unicorns in the world, the report says.


China's HNA Buys $446 Million Stake in ...

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By: ChinaDesk | March 07, 2017

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Alibaba’s arch rival JD.com spins out its financial services business
Chinese online retailer JD.com 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.

 

JD.com 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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