At Sights: Company Takeovers

Overview


Dr. Nikolaus von Jacobs wrote this bylined article on an overview of the relevant regulations regarding takeovers of German companies by foreign, often Chinese investors. At the moment the chip manufacturer Aixtron and Osram Lampenspartee, according to first prominent procedure, are examples of the increasing number of cases in which the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi) is reviewing a takeover of German companies by foreign, often Chinese, investors.