Top 10 Chinese companies to look out for in global market in 2015

No 1 Lenovo

Lenovo Group got known worldwide for its acquisition of IBM’s ThinkPad division in 2005. The year 2014 also saw the company’s two major acquisitions in the US: Motorola Mobility and IBM’s x86 enterprise server division.Lenovo chairman Yang Yuanqing said the company can become a global information technology giant if it uses its global resources in an optimal manner.

No 2 Dalian Wanda

China’s real estate developer Wanda acquired US cinema chain AMC Entertainment at $2.6 billion in 2012, drawing worldwide attention.

The company announced an investment of 45 million euros ($52 million) for a 20 percent of stake in the Spanish football Club Atletico Madrid, marking the first time that a Chinese company has invested in a top flight European football club, reported on Jan 21.

No 3 Fosun

Chinese conglomerate Fosun International Ltd is moving into the US property and casualty insurance market by acquiring Meadowbrook Insurance Group for about $433 million, China Daily reported on Jan 1, citing chairman Guo Guangchang.

No 4 Huawei

The company exhibited over 100 products at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held early this month in Las Vegas.

The showcased products include Huawei’s latest flagship smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, mobile access devices, home access devices, smart home devices, OTT and vehicle-mounted modules.

No 5 Wanxiang

The Chinese auto parts producer has acquired more than two dozen companies in North America since opening its overseas headquarters there in 1994, according to Joel Backaler.

Wanxiang acquired the assets of stylish electric car pioneer Fisker Automotive for $149.2 million in a US bankruptcy auction in February, 2014.

No 6 Alibaba No 7 Xiaomi No 8 Baidu No 9 Tencent No 10 Bright Food

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