Foreign direct investment (FDI) and inbound M&A - Practices - English
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Foreign direct investment (FDI)

Practice areas


With a long and comprehensive track record of advising on foreign direct investments, Dentons’ team in China has actively assisted clients with every type of investment and at every stage of the process. Clients from around the world trust our team’s local knowledge and global resources when seeking...


With a long and comprehensive track record of advising on foreign direct investments, Dentons’ team in China has actively assisted clients with every type of investment and at every stage of the process. Clients from around the world trust our team’s local knowledge and global resources when seeking to adapt their business to the Chinese environment, to form a joint venture or cooperative with a local firm, to complete M&A projects with foreign investors or to raise capital abroad. And even after a transaction is concluded, we remain your loyal strategic partner for further investment, follow-on investments and other related legal service and support.


Key services in this area include: 

• Advising on foreign asset access policies in China

• Structural design and feasibility analysis

• Due diligence towards a target company or potential partner

• Documentation drafting and negotiation support

• Establishment, approval and registration of foreign investment entities, including offices, joint ventures or cooperative enterprises, foreign-funded enterprises, regional headquarters of multinational companies and foreign-invested companies

• M&A between foreign investors and domestic enterprises

• Reinvestment, restructuring and integration by foreign-invested companies in China

• Daily operation and compliance of foreign-invested enterprises

• Specific consultancy in relation to foreign exchange controls, import and export matters and work visas

• Reorganization, dissolution and liquidation of foreign-invested enterprises