A focused strategy to shape global M&A was seen effective in raising the Chinese global standing dramatically. Chinese were attempting every bid to flex their deal-making muscles, especially when the supply of bankrupt companies rose sharply during the global financial crisis of 2007. From Italian home décor brands to French couture names, deep inside Europe from chocolates to hotels, Chinese went on an overtaking spree. Technology, R&D labs, startups, and many industries that were losing business were quick to find the Chinese buyers. The financial distress and market volatilities turned into perfect opportunities over financial soundness, and good credit standing of global enterprises. … [Read more...] about China’s M&A diplomacy: Endgame or endless game?