Beijing Closes Cash Spigot

China is now a less hospitable destination, at least for certain dealmakers. Ernst & Young estimates that Chinese outbound investment is set to reach $100 billion in 2017, representing a sharp decline from the $183 billion seen last year. Beijing blames this decline in part on growing hostility  More ►

Chinese Investors Luxuriate in Caribbean

Island risk is less of a problem for Chinese investors, than traditional Western names. One reason may be their limited legacy exposure to Caribbean deals. Hong Kong-based Chow Tai Fook Enterprises just committed an undisclosed sum, likely in the billions, to buy the still-unopened Baha Mar.  More ►

Capital Can Be Sourced Everywhere

Those seeking capital often make the mistake of assuming that the best investor-candidates are to be found in the major money centers. While it is true that many top-tier venture-capital and family-office investors have offices in New York or London, the ability to access those names may be limited.  More ►