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Baker McKenzie’s eighth annual analysis of Chinese outbound investment trends, conducted in partnership with Rhodium Group, details Mainland China’s movements in the ever-changing global market, driven by investors’ desires for broader market entry, strategic synergy, access to resources and new energy, and expansion of technology and product portfolios.

In the report, we explore:

  • How global foreign direct investment (FDI) and mergers & acquisitions (M&A) have shown resilience following pandemic-related stressors and record-low activity in 2020
  • 2021 trends in Chinese M&A and outbound FDI by region and sector
  • A deep dive into Chinese FDI in Europe and North America
  • 2022 trends in the areas of technology, entertainment, energy transition, electric vehicles, and more
  • Three crucial perspectives that will dictate the pace of Chinese outbound investment

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Alejandro Mesa leads the Firm’s Energy Law practice in Bogota and serves as the Latin American Regional Coordinator of the International Commercial & Trade Practice Group. He has over 12 years’ experience advising on oil and gas and power generation and transmission matters. Also, Mr. Mesa has participated in several major projects and project finance transactions. Mr. Mesa was recognized for his energy practice in the 2011 edition of Chambers Latin America. He is also listed in the inaugural ranking for Best Lawyers of Colombia. Mr. Mesa is currently a professor of technology transfer contracts at the El Rosario University in Bogotá, and has been an assistant professor of contract law at the Los Andes University. He is a member of the Colegio de Abogados Comercialistas.


Jannan Crozier is a partner in Baker & McKenzie's Corporate Group based in London and the Firms Global M&A Chair. Jannan practices in Corporate Law and advises clients in relation to cross-border mergers and acquisitions and negotiated carve out transactions.
Jannan joined Baker & McKenzie's London office as a trainee solicitor in 2003, qualifying as a solicitor in the Corporate Group in 2005 and being promoted to partner in 2015.
The Legal 500 lists Jannan as a "Next Generation Partner" within M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, GPB 500 million and ".. is especially experienced in cross-border M&A, and complex carve-outs."

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