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  1. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Chinese firms favour big US acquisitions

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 03:54am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com Outflows to the United States at a record US$11b, with large deals seen as way to offset high costs Chinese firms favour big US acquisitions Chinese companies are stepping up the pace of acquisitions in the US, favouring big-ticket deals to offset the steep legal and regulatory costs that come with takeovers in the country. While such costs are high ...

  2. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    CNOOC output rises 17.8 per cent after acquisition of Nexen

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 03:23am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com CNOOC output boosted after Nexen acquisition CNOOC, China's dominant offshore oil and gas producer, posted a 17.8 per cent year-on-year third-quarter rise in output, almost entirely thanks to its US$15 billion acquisition of Canada's Nexen, as domestic output fell on a dearth of new projects. Total net production rose to 103.4 million barrels ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - ACQUISITIONS

    Doubts over Yue Xiu's 'expensive' acquisition of Chong Hing Bank

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 03:23am by KANIS LI

    ... Hing Bank As a mainland investment firm is set to complete the first acquisition of a local bank in Hong Kong since 2009, industry veterans are divided over one simple question- is the deal too expensive? Yue Xiu Group, an investment arm of the Guangzhou city government, is expected to announce its acquisition of Chong Hing Bank after months of talks with the smallest of Hong Kong's ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - ACQUISITIONS

    Singapore's OCBC wraps up takeover of Wing Hang Bank

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 01:25am by DON WEINLAND

    ... Don Weinland don.weinland@scmp.com The Singaporean bank secures 97.5pc of the Hong Kong lender, despite market concerns over low valuation for the HK$38.4 billion acquisition OCBC wraps up ... the bank announced the takeover. OCBC said the acquisition would boost its profitability by 2017 and it planned to fund the purchase from internal resources and by raising debt and equity capital. ...

  5. News - World - SECURITY

    BlackBerry agrees to buy anti-spying technology maker Secusmart

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 09:28pm by BLOOM

    ... weren't disclosed. It is BlackBerry's first acquisition since November, when it hired chief executive John Chen, who vowed to cut losses by focusing on services to corporations ...

  6. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    WWP buys digital-ad agency IM2.0 in fifth China acquisition of year

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... market researchers Miaozhen Systems and Sinotrust International Information & Consulting Beijing. Of the more than 40 acquisitions WPP made this year, 70 per cent are in emerging markets ... and Paris-based Publicis Groupe be completed. WPP took the throne after its 2008 acquisition of Taylor Nelson Sofres. Publicis and Omnicom announced the "merger of equals" in July, an all-stock ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

    New era begins for Manchester United as Louis van Gaal looks to get team back to the top

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 10:52am by Agence France-Presse

    ... demonstration of their title credentials by outclassing league champions Manchester City 3-0 in last weekend’s Community Shield. New signing Alexis Sanchez, a £30 million acquisition from Barcelona, ...

  8. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Earnings at Beijing Capital Land jump 18pc

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:26am by Langi Chiang

    ... management and investor relations chief. The land acquisitions and slow sales pushed Beijing Capital Land's net gearing ratio up to 77 per cent at the end of June from 59 per cent at the end ...

  9. Business - Money - THE INSIDER

    Paper firms take centre stage for director acquisitions

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Robert Halili

    ... Robert Halili Two executives at Country Garden also increase their holdings amid a 22pc gain in share price Paper firms take centre stage for director acquisitions Buying and selling ... Kwok-keung and vice-chairman Yang Huiyan bought shares of Country Garden at higher than their previous acquisition prices, with a combined 8.1 million shares purchased from September 30 to October ...

  10. Business - Money

    Analysts pick top five Hong Kong-listed stocks to buy and sell

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:40am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... for disposal. The firm has two large acquisitions pending, one for Motorola's handset business, and the other for IBM's server business. Both acquisitions are being reviewed by US regulators ...




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