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  1. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    MMG sets 10pc floor for return on acquisitions

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 09:34am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com The chief of the overseas non-ferrous metals mining unit of China Minmetals is looking for targets with at least a 10 per cent return Acquisitions must measure up, MMG says MMG, the overseas non-ferrous metals mining unit of state-owned China Minmetals, will consider as acquisition targets only assets and projects with at least a 10 per cent return, ...

  2. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Chinese investors warned about African mining risks

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 12:18pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... repeated demands for bribes. One Chinese company bought a mine in Mozambique, where the acquisition contract included a clause that allowed the government to buy 15 per cent of the mine, Pan said. ... the failure rate of overseas acquisitions by mining firms- regardless of origin- was high, the returns on successful mines were very high. "Mining is a high-risk and high-return industry. ...

  3. Business - China Business - RESOURCES

    Chinese investors looking beyond slump in mine sector

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 04:30am by Toh Han Shih

    ... chairman Zhang Feize said. Shouguan is 40 per cent owned by mainland investors, with the rest held by international investors including some from Hong Kong. Through its acquisitions, Shouguan hoped ...

  4. Business - Companies - RESOURCES

    Glencore sees China bids for US$5b Peru copper mine

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Development and Reform Commission, China's top economic planning agency, which approves all major overseas acquisitions, usually restricts state-owned companies from making rival offers. "We ...

  5. Business - China Business - RESOURCES

    China Petrochemical targets Maurel & Prom

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Prom as a potential acquisition target. Bloomberg quoted sources as saying that China Petrochemical, parent of listed China Petroleum & Chemical (Sinopec), had held informal talks ...

  6. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Sinochem buys into Texas oil-shale field

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... to drill 90 horizontal wells in the area by the end of this year. In the past 12 months, Chinese companies have announced acquisitions valued at US$17.9 billion for North American oil and gas ...

  7. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Yunnan miner tries its luck in Myanmar

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... professionals was also needed, Li said. He estimated the acquisition process to take at least a year before a deal could be sealed. Under an internal guideline, any asset acquired by China Polymetallic ...

  8. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Canadian oil sands lure Chinese investors (video)

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... acquisition of Athabasca Oil Sands, the C$4.65 billion purchase by China Petrochemical Corp (Sinopec) of 9 per cent of Syncrude and CNOOC's US$2.1 billion purchase of Opti Canada. Sovereign ... While Canada is seen as an easier place to make energy acquisitions than the US, where political factors can easily come into play- strong political opposition killed CNOOC's US$18.5 ...

  9. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Ontario woos China mineral mining investors despite government caution

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... deal. The largest deal in the interim was a C$1.5 billion, 17 per cent stake acquisition in 2009 by sovereign wealth fund manager China Investment Corp of debt-laden Vancouver-based ...

  10. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Latin American riches lure mainland miners

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... acquirers should note that making an acquisition was the easy part as they would be assisted by advisers. The subsequent integration was often challenging for Chinese firms not used to foreign laws, ...



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