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China Life’s Canary Wharf buy is latest in Chinese deal rush

Published on July 11th, 2014

Insurer’s purchase of 70% of Clifford Chance offices follows two other London deals for Chinese investors  China Life Insurance has bought a majority stake in an office building in London’s…

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