Entering 2019, the world is facing a level of uncertainty it hasn’t seen for decades. The threat of an escalating US-China trade war, rising protectionism and cloudy global macroeconomic outlook have made investors and enterprises more anxious than ever. In this challenging environment, China’s cross-border deal activities are at a critical cross-road.
The Chinese economy is forecasted to become the world’s biggest in 10 to 15 years, providing a solid foundation for a thriving cross-border deal market. However, there are clear signs that these deals are rapidly shifting in deal structure, regulatory compliance and target geographies.