The privatisation of EDP was the turning point. After that, there has been strong Chinese interest in all portuguese privatisations, even from private groups like Fosun. It shows a shift in the nature of investors and a broader attention. Through this sequence of successful investments, the Chinese feel that Portugal is friendly.
You shouldn’t have a “one size fits all” approach when investing in a new country. First always get to know and understand it, and choose the structure accordingly. We are associated with the best law firm in Angola, in East Timor we joint ventured with C&C Lawyers from Macau. In mainland we work with DeHeng. At our offices we see everyday Chinese businessmen interested in property. We do all the legal work related to the golden visa.