As the Year of the Goat draws to a close, China butts its way in to the headlines with some very noteworthy deals!

The Chinese Year of the Goat is drawing to a close, with the Year of the Monkey starting on February 8th. The last couple of weeks have seen Chinese companies butting their way on to the front of the world’s financial press with some pretty impressive takeover bids for foreign entities.

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