Archive for July, 2004

“Enjoy Shanghai”

Thursday, July 1st, 2004

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Service Update Q3 2004

Thursday, July 1st, 2004

Our specialist teams have recently delivered results to clients from Europe, the US, Central America, and China on a range of issues, including sourcing research, cost analysis, negotiation and trade management, market entry strategy, pre-contract due diligence, delegation management, asset and insurance fraud investigations, and legal support.

M&A Trends

Thursday, July 1st, 2004

China has seen a surge in both domestic and cross- border M&A activity in recent years. Many foreign companies now see benefits in taking a stake (even a minority one) in a local company – providing rapid access to the market through leading domestic brands. The battle between Anheuser-Busch and SABMiller for investment in Harbin Brewery provides an interesting example of M&A developments – especially as it involves a hostile takeover.