China Outbound Investments Vol 17 Summary – Q1 2013 saw the continuation of the recent quarterly declines in both transaction volume (47 / -46% qoq) and aggregate transaction amounts (USD 54.1bn / +33% qoq). Not surprisingly, there was a sizeable decline in aggregate amounts in M&A / Equity (USD 9.1bn / -45% qoq) as well as a 61% decrease in volume………
China Outbound Investments Vol 18 Quarterly Feature – “What a Diff’rence Two Years Made”
China Outbound Investments Vol 18 Summary – Q2 saw an increase in total volume of 53 transactions, up 13% qoq; however aggregate amounts of USD 39.9bn were down 26% qoq. As shown on the graph to the right, aggregate amounts across all three types of investments are at the second lowest over the past five quarters and roughly 55% of Q2 and Q3 2012 levels……
China Outbound Investments Vol 19 Quarterly Feature – “The Economic Corridor of the Great Silk Road” – Central Asia and Pakistan Q3 Developments
China Outbound Investments Vol 19_Summary – Q3 saw aggregate amounts of outbound investment of USD 101.8bn increase dramatically, by 156% qoq, on nearly flat aggregate volume. As shown on the graph to the right, aggregate amounts across all three types of investments are the highest over the past five quarters, led by strong growth in Government Agreements and six USD 1.0bn plus M&A transactions, which accounted for 91% of aggregate amount. It is worth noting that 68% of all Q3 aggregate M&A amounts involved transactions announced in countries President Xi visited in Q3, indicating strong links between Central Government and M&A…….
China Outbound Investments Vol 20 Quarterly Feature – Strategic Shift of CEE Importance
China Outbound Investments Vol 20 Summary – Q4 saw aggregate value of USD 90.6bn which was down 11% from the USD 101.8bn value in Q3, but, as shown in the table to the right, was still well above value over the prior 3 quarters…..