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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

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.
8 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
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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