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The Rise of HNA: Flying Too High?

by Liu Sha | Jun. 28 2017

HNA Group is the most acquisitive Chinese conglomerate in China. Through acquisitions, the group quadrupled its size and made its.

A Firm Called Wanda

by Tom Nunlist | Oct. 10 2016

Wang Jianlin, Wanda’s CEO, the richest man in Asia once said, “Our goal is to make Wanda a brand.

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Uber-Didi Merger Ends a Fierce Rivalry for Market Share

The battle for car hailing market share has ended with Uber merging its Chinese business with local rival Didi Chuxing.

by Jiang Yaling | Sep. 7 2016

Will Fosun Group Become Another Berkshire Hathaway?

Fosun Group, the largest private conglomerate in China, has been on what looks like a no holds-barred acquisition spree.

by LiuSha | Aug. 3 2016

Chinese Acquisitions in the West: Making a Meal of It

The Chinese economy grew by 6.9% in 2015, the slowest pace in 25 years. The slowdown is likely to.

by Matthew Fulco | Apr. 11 2016

What Ails Chinese Acquisitions Abroad?

Why do so many overseas acquisitions by Chinese companies not live up to expectations? Very often the blame is pinned.

by Ying Zhang | Mar. 14 2016

The Online Sector in China: When Rivals Work Together

In 2014 rival taxi apps Didi Dache and Kuaidi Dache engaged in a fierce price war that left onlookers stunned.

by Li Hui | Jan. 11 2016

When East Buys West: The Challenge of Merger Integration

Even when a deal is signed, the acquisition is far from over. The next step, integration, can be even more.

by Bennett Voyles | Dec. 7 2015

When East Buys West: Regulation in Outbound Acquisitions

Congratulations! After all the haggling, 14-hour flights, and 11th-hour dramas, you’ve closed the deal. Your firm now.

by Bennett Voyles | Nov. 17 2015

How BAT and Xiaomi are investing in other companies

China’s internet world is ruled by three big players: Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent, collectively known as BAT. The three.

by Li Hui | Nov. 10 2015

When East Buys West: Putting the team together For An M&A

Like the movies, corporate acquisitions are a collaborative art: miscast one role, and you can ruin the whole picture. The.

by Bennett Voyles | Nov. 9 2015

When East Buys West: The role of the CEO in an M&A

Few direct actions of the CEO can have as much impact on the future of a company as the decision.

by Bennett Voyles | Oct. 28 2015

When East Buys West: The M&A Deals of Chinese Companies

Chinese companies are on an acquisition spree abroad. On paper, buying abroad may make sense, but from strategy to execution.

by Bennett Voyles | Oct. 27 2015

The New Empire Builders: China’s Digital Conglomerates

With companies like Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent branching out into new areas, China is witnessing the rise of a new.

by Colin Shek | Sep. 22 2015

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