Chinese company acquisitions of U.S. businesses, fueled by China’s growing economic power, are on the rise. Such transactions require regulatory approvals in China and in some cases may be blocked in the U.S. by national security concerns or fears of job loss. Given their very different culture and relative inexperience in the U.S. market, Chinese buyers will need expert advice on the U.S. deal-making process and U.S. sellers may seek special protective measures to enforce their rights and collect post-closing amounts due them from Chinese buyers.
This article appeared in the Vol 43, No. 10 issue of The Review of Securities and Commodities Regulation and is reprinted with the permission of RSCR Publications LLC.