Foreign Investments in the USA
In early August 2020, it was announced that the German Siemens Healthineers plans to take over the world market leader in cancer radiation therapy: the listed U.S. group Varian at 16.4 billion USD. Besides transactions of this size, also acquisitions of typical mid and small caps in the USA may require the approval of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS). Jim Black, German-speaking partner for M&A at Acceleron Law Group in Washington, explains how the CFIUS investment control works and which requirements need to be fulfilled.
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