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Chinese buy fewer German companies

The number of company acquisitions by Chinese buyers has again decreased in Germany. According to a study published on Tuesday by the auditing firm Ernst & Young (EY), the number of takeovers and investments fell from 35 to 26 last year. The investment volume dropped from around 2 billion US dollars to 290 million US dollars. That puts Germany in line with the trend. The number of these transactions also fell across Europe from 155 to 139.

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