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Executive Order on CFIUS Review Factors Provides Insights into Heightened CFIUS Risks Faced by Specific Activities

On September 15, 2022, President Biden signed an Executive Order 14083 (the “Order”), titled “Ensuring Robust Consideration of Evolving National Security Risks by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States” (87 Fed. Reg. 57369). The Order does not expand the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States’ (“CFIUS” or the “Committee”) authority … Continue Reading

Upcoming/New CFIUS Filing: Yuhan Optoelectronic Technology Co., Ltd. and Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.

Status:  Upcoming/New Filing Acquirer: Yuhan Optoelectronic Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (China) Acquired: Manufacturing facilities located in the People’s Republic of China and certain assets related to the transceiver business and multi-channel optical sub-assembly products of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (United States) Value: $150 million Industry Tags: Telecommunications; Electronics Design & Manufacturing… Continue Reading

CFIUS Update: CITIC Capital Acquisition Corp. and Quanergy Systems, Inc.

Status: Mitigation; Clearance Acquirer:  CITIC Capital Acquisition Corp. (Cayman Islands) Acquired:  Quanergy Systems, Inc. (US) Value:  US$1.4 billion Industry:  Autonomous Vehicles; Artificial Intelligence; Internet of Things… Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing: Zhejiang Youchuang Venture Capital Investment, Shaoxing City Keqiao District Paradise Silicon Intelligent Robot Industrial Investment Partnership, and EKSO Bionics Holdings

Status: CFIUS Requested Review; Terminated; Mitigation Acquirer:  Zhejiang Youchuang Venture Capital Investment Co., Ltd. (China); Shaoxing City Keqiao District Paradise Silicon Intelligent Robot Industrial Investment Partnership (China) Acquired:  EKSO Bionics Holdings, Inc. (U.S.) Value:  US$5 million Industry:  Medical Devices & Equipment; Healthcare; Exoskeleton Technology… Continue Reading

Upcoming/New CFIUS Filing: SC Health Corp., SIN Capital Group and Rockley Photonics

Status:  Upcoming/New Filing Acquirer:  SC Health Corp. (Cayman Islands); SIN Capital Group Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) Acquired:  Rockley Photonics, Ltd. (United Kingdom) Value:  US$1.2 billion Industry:  Medical Devices; Healthcare; Consumer Electronics; Integrated Circuits… Continue Reading
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