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Editor's note : This story is available as a result of a content partnership with the Financial Times. Subscribers will see stories like this every day on our website (and in our daily emails) as an added value to your subscription. After a series of Chinese acquisitions of US assets were torpedoed by the US government in 2017 over national security concerns, Washington cleared its first Beijing-backed takeover of an American company since Donald Trump became president a year ago.
Global M&A exceeds $3tn for fourth straight year
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Worldwide mergers and acquisitions activity has exceeded $3tn for the fourth consecutive year, extending an unprecedented wave of dealmaking that bankers say is set to accelerate in 2018.
John Malone’s Liberty Global is nearing a deal to sell its Austrian business to Germany’s Deutsche Telekom for about $2 billion in a disposal that opens the door for the US company to reopen merger talks with the UK’s Vodafone. The discussions between Liberty Global and Deutsche Telekom over the unit are very advanced, according to people briefed on the negotiations, who added that a deal is likely to be announced in the coming days.
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