Following a year of mega IPO flops, Chinese VC investment plummeted in the second quarter as private investors baulked at spiralling valuations. Staying private for longer will no longer be so easy for entrepreneurs.
Issuance of US dollar bonds out of China declined after the US threatened more tariffs on Chinese goods. But investors are pinning their hopes on upcoming talks between US president Donald Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping.
Disruption caused by the fractious relationship between the world’s two biggest economies spells opportunity for the nimblest investors. Funds are looking to potentially bridge gaps in broken supply chains, take companies private and carve out Chinese units from MNCs.