China M&A Week in Review: 7-13 Mar 2016

China M&A Week in Review: 7-13 Mar 2016

China M&A Week in Review is SSCO’s weekly summary of deals and key developments in China related Mergers and Acquisitions. Our emphasis is on cross-border deals.

This Week’s Links:

Outbound M&A and Investment


Mega hotel deal: Blackstone selling luxury hotels to China insurer–USA Today,13/3/2016 “Blackstone Group is about to check out of Strategic Hotels & Resorts in a $6.5 billion sale to China’s Anbang Insurance Group…The private equity firm only completed its $3.93 billion transaction of Strategic Hotels in December.”

Inbound M&A into China

No significant deals were reported.

Domestic M&A – Notable Deals


Dangdang rallies after receiving competing bid in buyout process,Bloomberg, 9/3/2016 “Dangdang declined 23 percent in New York last year as the retailer’s investments in mobile offerings crimped profitability. In September, it reported an adjusted loss of 4 cents per share for the second quarter, compared with an average estimate for a deficit of 3 cents.”


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