Chinese M & A in Europe

  • Emerging market multinational in the heavy construction industry
  • Francesca Spigarelli, Ilan Alon, Attilio Mucelli
  • Competitiveness Review An International Business Journal incorporating Journal of Global Competitiveness, July 2015, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/cr-12-2014-0041

Chinese Acquisitions in Europe - Case analysis


Professor Francesca Spigarelli
Universita degli Studi di Macerata

Despite negative feelings associated to Chinese investments in Europe, Chinese investors can bring huge opportunities to local firms and comunities. They bring fresh resources, direct access to the Chinese market, and possibility to expand globally. The need to affirm in the western market and to conquer leading position matches with the Confucian approach of respect, equilibrium, balance. There is the need of a better understanding of the China go global policy and of the approach of Chiese investors to boost synergies and positive consequences of M&A.

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