Cann sees big China potential

During a whirlwind visit through Hong Kong, Linklaters global firmwide Senior Partner, Anthony Cann revealed his optimism about China and the M&A potential.

You have just returned from China. Are you excited by its potential

Cann We find China pretty exciting and that's why we've been committing further resources. Shanghai has taken off, and I expect considerable things from our Beijing office. We anticipate getting a lot of good China work, focusing on high-end finance and corporate finance work. The old traditional FDI work still exists too.

Do you see a lot more MA happening between Chinese entities and foreign multinationals

The old traditional JVs still exist, but now it's becoming a lot more about MA work with people coming in and buying businesses. The arrival of MA is clearly good for us.

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