China M&A Round-Up


China M&A Round-Up

Keeping pace, marking milestones.

China M&A Round-Up, produced by the Chinese Services Group in collaboration with Deloitte China, provides a periodical review of China-related cross-border M&A activity reported globally in the English and Chinese-language press. Whether actively pursuing overseas acquisitions or just keeping tabs on the competition, global executives will find the China M&A Round-Up to be an efficient tool for staying on top of one of the world’s most dynamic deal environments.

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January 2017

  • Record deal making in 2016 pushes cumulative Chinese FDI in the US above $100 bln
  • Chinese investors buy 49 percent of Global Switch
  • McDonald’s gives up control of its China business in $2 bln deal
January 2017


December 2016
- National Grid sells majority stake in gas division in £13.8 bln deal
- Chinese travel giant is buying Skyscanner for $1.74 bln

November 2016
- Shanghai Electric to pay $1.8 bln for stake in K-Electric
- China Oceanwide buying Genworth Financial for $2.7 bln
- China’s Wanda Group to buy Dick Clark Productions for about $1 bln

October 2016
- Australia’s SAI Global backs $840 mln buyout by Baring Asia
- AppLovin to be acquired by Chinese investor for $1.4 bln
- Shanhai Capital acquires Analogix Semiconductor for $500 mln

September 2016
- Alibaba pays $100 mln for eye-scan firm used by US banks
- China Minsheng buys Societe Generale’s London HQ
- Kone to acquire remaining 20% in Chinese subsidiary

August 2016
- China’s Giant leads consortium to buy Playtika for $4.4 billion
- Chinese internet company LeEco acquires Vizio for $2 billion
- Chinese drug maker Fosun to buy Gland Pharma for $1.5 billion

July 2016
- China’s Tencent buys control of Clash of Clans maker for $8.6 billion
- China’s State Grid to pay $1.8 billion for big stake in Brazil’s CPFL
-Vanke in talks for $1.9 billion of property from Blackstone

June 2016
- Wal-Mart to sell China online unit to for a 5 percent stake
- NXP Semiconductors selling products unit for $2.75 billion to Chinese group
- China retailer Suning buys 70% stake in soccer’s Inter Milan 

May 2016
- Freeport selling Democratic Republic of Congo mine to China Moly for $2.65 billion
- China’s Midea makes $5-billion bid for German robot maker Kuka
- Ctrip to buy China Eastern stock for $463 million in tie-up

April 2016
- China's ENN will buy $750 million stake in LNG producer Santos
- China's HNA to buy Airline Caterer Gategroup for $1.5 billion
- Alibaba buys control of Lazada in $1 billion bet on SE Asia ecommerce

March 2016
- China’s Midea buys majority of Toshiba’s home appliance business
- China-based Geo-Jade Petroleum Corp offers $575 million cash to take over Bankers Petroleum

February 2016
- China National Chemical Corp acquires Syngenta AG
- China’s Zoomlion in $3 bln bid for US crane-manufacturer Terex

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