By Dr. Michiel Huizinga King & Wood Mallesons’ Frankfurt Office

huizinga_mIn February 2016, Chengdu Techcent Environment Co Ltd (TC), a Chengdu- based environmental technology company listed on the Shenzhen stock exchange, acquired 100% of shares in German company Bilfinger Water Technologies GmbH (BWT). The transaction took place against the background of a limited auction process

By Jonathan Grant King & Wood Mallesons’ Corporate & Securities Group

grant_jIn a clear signal towards the ongoing appetite of Chinese investors for quality global assets, China’s State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) successfully acquired Pacific Hydro Group, IFM Investor’s renewable energy portfolio. The acquisition was one of the largest ever by a Chinese bidder into

By King & Wood Mallesons

Guangdong Rising Assets Management’s unconditional takeover of PanAust Limited

Consistent with the trend of Chinese bidders becoming more competitive in 2015, we saw our Chinese clients become more agile in their outbound investment tactics, with even SOEs adopting innovative M&A tactics to pursue and acquire high-quality assets.

One of the