By King & Wood Mallesons

On November 2, 2015, General Electric Co. (GE) announced its acquisition of Alstom’s power and grid business. With a total transaction value of €9.7 billion (approximately US$10.6 billion), the transaction marks GE’s largest acquisition to date in the industrial sector. After obtaining approvals from regulators in over 20 jurisdictions including the U.S., China, India, Japan, Brazil and in several countries within Europe, GE successfully completed the transaction. The China-related acquisition is a crucial part of the deal, which will have a major impact on the electric power and electricity network industries within China.
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作者:竺农范 金杜律师事务所专利部

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By Susan Ning, Ji Kailun and Yin Ranran

Only 10 days after its conditional clearance of the Alpha V/Savio deal1, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) published, on 10 November 2011, the third conditional merger clearance of this year approving the proposed joint venture between General Electric (China) Ltd. (GE China) and China Shenhua Coal to Liquid and Chemical Co., Ltd. (CSCLC)2

This is the first conditional decision relating to a Chinese Stated-owned enterprise (SOE) and the number of MOFCOM’s conditional clearance decisions is lifted to nine in total.  According to MOFCOM’s announcement, the review process lasted for about 7 months starting from April 13 when the notification was first submitted to MOFCOM.

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