UK reviews acquisition of graphene producer

The UK has ordered a review of the takeover of a graphene manufacturer by a Chinese academic. UK Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has ordered the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to investigate the proposed takeover of the small Perpetuus Group by Taurus International or other companies with ties to Chinese academic Zhongfu Zhou, The Guardian reported on Wednesday. Kwarteng has ordered the review “for reasons of national security.”

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