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While Global M&A surged in 2021, China cross-border M&A slumped – so, which areas are active and where do the opportunities lie?

Cross-border investment and M&A activities have been particularly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

As the world focuses more resolutely on its climate change goals, we are seeing an inevitable increase of investment into new energy power sources as businesses seek to transition their operations from brown to green.

There is no doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for M&A around the globe, not to mention additional pressure from increasing economic, political, and technological decoupling between China and the West.

Historically, mining may not be the first industry many investors think of when considering an investment based on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, but there appears to be a revolution underway.

As prices rise in parallel, what should producers be doing to best position their businesses?
Aaron Fleming
Co-Head of Industry Group, Energy and Natural Resources
Asia Pacific

Historically, copp...

Jules Pleumeekers
Managing Director
Vermilion Partners

China outbound M&A has  taken the headlines in recent years, both in terms of government attention and media coverage.
 
Driven by loose...

The vulnerability of asset rich but cash poor operators
Adrian Arundell
Joint Managing Partner
Azure Capital

The Australian aged care industry is a +A$20 billion per annum revenue generator, empl...