Last month, new legislation was overwhelmingly passed to expand the scope of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Two versions are currently being hashed out, but whatever the outcome, it will impact private equity through stricter oversight of cross-border investment, probably including at least some new restrictions on the transfer of minority interests. At present, the committee only considers buyouts.
A&M’s James Dubow and Eric Wang weigh in on how to handle an expected increase in supply chain-related efficiency problems.
This article was previously published in the July 5, 2018 issue of Asian Venture Capital Journal.