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A Newsletter on Deal Making in China

By: ChinaDesk | March 11, 2017

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

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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 | February 23, 2017

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Canada approves sale of retirement home chains to Cedar Tree Investment (Anbang)
The Trudeau government has green-lighted the sale of one of British Columbia’s biggest retirement home chains to a Beijing-based insurance titan with a murky ownership structure in a deal that gives China a foothold in Canada’s health-care sector.

 

On paper, a majority stake in Vancouver-based Retirement Concepts – believed to exceed $1-billion in value – is being sold to a Chinese-owned company called Cedar Tree Investment Canada. However, Cedar Tree is the company that China’s Anbang Insurance is using to make the acquisition.

 

Congo Said to Get $100 ...

By: ChinaDesk | February 14, 2017

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China's Sinochem in early talks to buy stake in Noble Group
China's state-owned Sinochem is in early talks with Noble Group to buy an equity stake in the embattled trader, three sources familiar with the matter said, in a move that would help it gain access to the commodity trader's global supply chain.


Noble Group Ltd. surged the most in over a year after it said it’s in discussions with a strategic investor. Noble rose as much as 17 percent in Singapore, its biggest gain since October 2015.

 

China's Midea Acquires Israeli Motion Control Firm Servotronix For $170M
Chinese consumer appliances maker Midea Group Co., Ltd. has acquired...

By: ChinaDesk | January 25, 2017

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Rio Tinto sells coal assets to China's Yancoal for up to $2.45 billion
Rio Tinto Plc said it agreed to sell Australian unit Coal & Allied Industries Ltd to Chinese government-controlled Yancoal Australia Ltd for up to $2.45 billion in cash. The deal involves an initial sum of $1.95 billion, followed by further annual installments, taking the total price up to $2.45 billion. Yancoal also has an option to make a single cash payment of $2.35 billion.

 

Analysts said the price was a good deal for selling off thermal coal assets, which Rio no longer views as core. Rio's share price rose 4 percent in London trade, just above gains of 3.5 percent for the wider sector.

 

China's State ...

By: ChinaDesk | January 21, 2017

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Tencent, Hillhouse Capital take stakes in Aviva Hong Kong
China's Tencent Holdings and hedge fund Hillhouse Capital, headed by billionaire Zhang Lei, are taking stakes in British insurer Aviva's Hong Kong business, the insurer said on Friday. Aviva said it and Hillhouse will each hold 40 percent of Aviva Hong Kong on completion of the deal, while Tencent will own the rest.

 

Tencent, which is among the backers of Chinese Internet insurer Zhong An Online Property and Casualty Insurance, has also invested in online insurer HeTai Life.

 

ChemChina seeks U.S. anti-trust approval for Syngenta deal
ChemChina, said on Friday it has sought the U.S. anti-trust regulator's approval for...

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