• China Announces 8th Conditional Anti-monopoly Clearance
  • November 8, 2011 | Authors: Nancy H. F. Chang; Hannah C. L. Ha
  • Law Firms: Johnson Stokes & Master Mayer Brown JSM - Beijing Office ; Johnson Stokes & Master Mayer Brown JSM - Hong Kong Office ; Johnson Stokes & Master Mayer Brown JSM - Beijing Office
  • On 31 October 2011, the Anti-Monopoly Bureau of China’s Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom) issued its eight conditional clearance decision. The decision, which concerns the proposed acquisition by Alpha Private Equity Fund V (“Alpha V”) of textile factory machinery manufacturer Savio Macchine Tessili S.P.A. (“Savio”), sheds light on some important aspects of China’s merger control regime.