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Comment: GlobalWafers' failure to buy Siltronic shows foreign deals need time, face tougher scrutiny, in Europe

By Flavia Fortes
  • 03 Feb 2022 17:59
  • 03 Feb 2022 17:59
The clock ran out on Germany's review of the proposed merger between Taiwan's GlobalWafers and Germany's Siltronic, and the deal was scuttled. But Germany is blaming China's competition regulator.

The case shows the increasingly complex regulatory issues raised by cross-border merger reviews that involve concerns about foreign investment. The deal’s failure also highlights the

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