State-owned enterprises face challenges in foreign acquisitions

Li, Jing; Xia, Jun

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) have increasingly engaged in cross-border acquisitions. However, they face challenges related to regulatory approval in host countries, especially when they aim to acquire companies with rich R&D resources. Regulatory debates around the legitimacy of SOE acquisitions prolong acquisition duration and may also prevent acquisitions from being completed.


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Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Columbia FDI Perspectives, 205
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August 14, 2017