China-US M&A deals meet mixed reviews

US company Medtronic plans to buy China’s KangHui Medical that makes orthopaedic implants, while Chinese wind company Ralls Corp is ordered to divest its interest in a US wind farm due to national security.

China-US M&A deals meet mixed reviews
Medtronic's Beijing patient care centre

Before the long weekend holiday in Hong Kong and China last week, Minneapolis-based Medtronic agreed to pay $816 million for China’s KangHui Medical, which makes implants to treat orthopaedic conditions. It is a bid to win a piece of the pie in China’s healthcare market.

But also on Friday, US President Barack Obama cited national security risks when he called for China’s Ralls Corp to divest its interest in the wind farms it bought...

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