China’s growth has given many companies and financial institutions the capital to pursue aggressive mergers & acquisitions (M&A) strategies. Chinese state funds and corporate buyers have declared Europe – and especially Germany – as prime targets for their acquisition spree. In a detailed study on recently closed transactions involving both Western and Asian buyers, L.E.K. Consulting has identified a number of key success factors for both sides.

Report findings include:

  • A broad analysis of the characteristics associated with Chinese-driven M&A activities in Europe
  • Success factors for European and Chinese businesses involved in M&A opportunities
  • Guidelines for Chinese investors focused on Europe
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