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China Pumps the Brakes on U.S. Dealmaking After Trump Win

  • President-elect’s stance on cross-border deals remains unclear
  • Dealmakers are urging Chinese clients to wait before buying
Bloomberg business news

The ‘Art of the Deal’ in China-U.S. Relations

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Chinese buyers keen to continue 2016’s rapid dealmaking under a Donald Trump presidency are being given one piece of advice: Wait and see.

Bankers and lawyers are already counseling some Chinese clients to hit the pause button until Trump clarifies his stance on cross-border deals for U.S. targets, according to three advisers to Chinese clients, who asked not to be identified because the discussions are private.