Chinese investors show strong interest in German property

According to Deloitte, the long-standing trade and investment partnership between Germany and China has built a solid foundation for Chinese companies to invest in Germany. Germany is China’s largest European trading partner, and Chinese entities have been increasingly involved in…

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Investment in African pharma sector highlights growing trend

Actis, an investment firm specializing in growth markets, recently made a significant investment in Medis Group, a branded generic pharmaceuticals business based in North Africa. Medis was the first pharmaceutical company to launch sterile products in North Africa, and is…

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Brexit fails to stem Chinese appetite for UK property

The post-Brexit fallout has included reports that several investors are planning to withdraw from the UK – but for many Chinese investors, Brexit represents a rare opportunity to enter or expand their presence in the UK property market. Chinese investors…

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Cyber security emerging as a priority for banks

Fintech has become a familiar entry in the banking lexicon. Gone are the days when “finance technology” was a brand new concept, spoken of only in the pages of niche publications. Fintech is now a full-fledged phenomenon, a darling of…

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Chinese consortium invests 900 million USD into Media.net

As China continues to undergo a focused shift from a manufacturing-based economy to one that relies heavily on service sectors and technology, Chinese investors are sourcing innovative technology through investments into tech companies abroad. Media.net, an advertising technology startup based…

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Breaking into new markets as a technology vendor

The Middle Eastern technology market is growing rapidly, and there is now a significant risk that demand will soon begin to outpace supply. The e-commerce market in the wider Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is set to be…

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