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Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S.

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CFIUS Filing Withdrawn and Refiled, Again: Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, Inc. and Lattice Semiconductor Corp.

Status:  Withdraw and Refile (2nd time)   Acquirer:  Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, Inc. (US) Acquired:  Lattice Semiconductor Corp. (US) Value:  Approximately US$1.3 Billion Industry:  Integrated Circuits; Semiconductors… Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Withdrawn, Again: Zhongwang USA LLC/Liu Zhongtian and Aleris Corporation

Status Update:  Withdrawn (2nd time)   Acquirer:  Zhongwang USA LLC (U.S.); Liu Zhongtian (China) Acquired:  Aleris Corporation (U.S.) Value:  Approx. US$2.3 billion Industry:  Steel   UPDATE:  As previously reported (see blog posts below), Aleris Corp. and Zhongwang USA LLC, withdrew their initial notification to CFIUS in February 2017 and refiled in the second quarter of … Continue Reading

Pending CFIUS Filing: China Energy Company Limited and Cowen Inc.

Status:  Pending   Acquirer:  China Energy Company Limited (China) Acquired:  Cowen Inc. (US) Value:  Investment of approx. US$100 million Industry:  Financial Services   UPDATE:  On August 3, 2017, Cowen Inc. issued a press release announcing its financial results for the quarter, which contained an Amendment to Cowen’s pending Stock Purchase Agreement with China Energy Company … Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Under Review: MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates and DigitalGlobe

Status:   Review   Acquirer:  MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (Canada) Acquired:  DigitalGlobe, Inc. (US) Value:  US$3.6 billion (C$4.7 billion) Industry: Telecommunications; Aerospace   UPDATE:  Following the withdraw and refile of the CFIUS Notice (see blog posts below) in relation to  MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.’s acquisition of DigitalGlobe Inc., a satellite imagery company,  MacDonald, Dettwiler and … Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Withdrawn and Refiled: Broadcom Ltd. and Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.

Status Update:  Withdraw and Refile   Acquirer:  Broadcom Ltd. (Singapore) Acquired:  Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (US) Value:  Approx. US$5.9 Billion Industry: Telecommunications; Network and Data Solutions; Semiconductors   UPDATE:   As previously reported, in December 2016 Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. and Broadcom Limited prefiled a draft notice to CFIUS concerning the proposed merger agreement, executed on … Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Withdrawn and Refiled, Again: China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co. Ltd. and Genworth Financial, Inc.

Status Update:  Withdraw and Refile (2nd time)   Acquirer:  China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co. Ltd (China) Acquired:  Genworth Financial Inc. (US) Value:  US$2.7 billion Industry:  Financial Services   UPDATE:  Genworth Financial, Inc., issued a press release on July 13, 2017, in which it reported an update to its pending CFIUS notification filing with China Oceanwide Holdings … Continue Reading

Upcoming/New CFIUS Filing: Ultra Electronics Holdings and Sparton Corporation

Status:  Upcoming/New Filing   Acquirer:  Ultra Electronics Holdings plc (England and Wales) Acquired:  Sparton Corporation (U.S.) Value:  Approx. US$234.8 million Industry:  Integrated Circuits; Electronic Engineering; Electronic Manufacturing… Continue Reading