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Opinion: Regulators’ resurgent scrutiny of the Chinese purchase of European companies may indicate a greater chance of other similar deals failing in the future

4 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
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mid worries about the sale of high-tech companies, German regulators reopened their review of a deal for China's Grand Chip Investment to buy the semiconductor firm Aixtron. The Chinese purchase of the Swiss agrichemical group Syngenta also may be headed toward a more rigorous second review. The growing attention on China's buying spree is likely to reduce the number of deals between China and the European Union, writes Chris Bryant.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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