“Foreign Acquisitions and Target Firms’ Performance in China”

“Foreign Acquisitions and Target Firms’ Performance in China”

Qing Liu, Ruosi Lu, Larry D. Qiu

In: The World Economy (2017), Vol. 40, No. 1, 2-20

How foreign acquisitions affect the economy of the target country and the performance of the target firms is a question of particular interest, especially for developing countries. Lie et al. examine in their paper the effects of foreign acquisitions in China. They notice the special situation in China’s economy and answer the question whether the effects of foreign acquisitions in China are similar to those in developed countries or developing countries, or if they are unique.