The UK offers a gateway for Chinese outbound investment into Europe and the rest of the world. It has an accessible investment environment, a wealth of opportunities and a current government policy agenda focused on co-operation with China. Moreover, as one of the world’s largest economies, the UK leads in a variety of sectors including financial services, science & technology, infrastructure & energy.
As the global M&A market recovers and UK business seeks access to foreign capital, these are exciting times for cross-border acquisitions with significant opportunities for Chinese investors. Doing business in the UK answers the key questions asked by clients looking to unlock investment opportunities in the UK and analyses the wealth of opportunities for Chinese investors. In this publication we explore:
- The investment environment and target sectors for investment;
- current trends in UK mergers and acquisitions; and
- the key themes and legal issues that are shaping today’s market.