Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in China’s capital markets


This chapter introduces the development of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in China’s capital markets. The first M&A case on China’s stock market is described and studied. The chapter analyzes the purposes of M&A of China’s capital markets. Since China’s capital markets are dominated by SOEs, M&A are often related to government, which often uses M&A for restructuring SOEs and implementing national economic policies. M&A can also be used as a way of listing on stock markets, such as SOEs’ holistic listing. Meanwhile, the M&A of foreign firms in China and China’s outbound M&A are discussed. The difficulties of M&A in China’s capital markets are analyzed. In addition, the chapter ...

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