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Blurred lines between private investment and state funding in Chinese deals for overseas technology companies draw scrutiny and suspicions

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
he role of the Chinese state in takeover bids for foreign firms is not always clear, and concerns are growing as more high-tech companies are targeted.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.