Chinese companies listed in the US face additional scrutiny from regulators, which could slow M&A activity, Moody’s said. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
Chinese companies listed in the US face additional scrutiny from regulators, which could slow M&A activity, Moody’s said. Photo: Getty Images/AFP

Increased regulatory scrutiny of US-listed Chinese companies could slow M&A activity, Moody’s says

  • Chinese companies are likely to take additional steps to comply with the additional rules, Moody’s analyst Roy Zhang says
  • The uncertainty surrounding VIE-structured Chinese companies listed in the US had caused equity sell-offs of more than US$1 trillion last year

Chinese companies listed in the US face additional scrutiny from regulators, which could slow M&A activity, Moody’s said. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
Chinese companies listed in the US face additional scrutiny from regulators, which could slow M&A activity, Moody’s said. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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