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  1. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Manulife to buy Standard Life’s Canadian operations for C$4b

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 09:33am by Reuters

    ... expands the insurer’s presence in Quebec. The Toronto-based insurer, already Canada’s largest, said the transaction would boost earnings after the first year and more than double its presence ... distributing Standard Life funds in Canada, the United States and Asia, and Standard Life doing the same in the British retail market. “I think this is a good deal for Manulife,” said Morningstar ...

  2. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Macquarie, Orix exploring offers Awas US$5b aircraft portfolio

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 12:36pm by Reuters

    ... the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, also owns a significant minority stake. ...

  3. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Fosun acquires 20pc of Ironshore for US$463.83m as it continues insurance push

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 10:04am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Shanghai-based Fosun International has stepped up its investment in the global insurance industry with the announcement that it is acquiring a 20 per cent stake in Ironshore for about US$463.83 million. Ironshore provides broker-sourced commercial property and casualty coverage through platforms in countries including Australia, Canada ...

  4. Business - Commodities - ACQUISITIONS

    Li firms set to take over Envestra as rival bidder sells them its shares

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:27am by Toh Han Shih, Eric Ng

    ... regulated businesses with steady long-term returns in Ireland and Canada among others, while selling major stakes in key businesses in Hong Kong. He has repeatedly denied gradually divesting out ...

  5. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Li-controlled companies buy Canadian parking firm for HK$2.48b

    Posted May 28th 2014, 03:28pm by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com The C$347.6m purchase, split between Cheung Kong and CKI, highlights shift in focus abroad Li-controlled firms buy Canada parking business Cheung Kong (Holdings) and Cheung Kong Infrastructure (CKI) have agreed to pay C$347.56 million (HK$2.48 billion) for a parking business in Canada that operates in the country's biggest cities. Both ...

  6. Business - China Business - ACQUISITIONS

    Chinese companies' overseas investments surging

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:08am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Purchases of foreign companies surge this year, with mainland firms particularly active in the United States, Europe and Canada Chinese firms step up ... in advanced economies such as the United States, Canada and Europe, which offer higher-value investments, said David Blumental, a Hong Kong-based partner at US law firm Latham & Watkins. During ...

  7. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Berkshire eyes more energy deals after C$3.2b AltaLink acquisition

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:00am by Bloomberg

    ... purchase Berkshire Hathaway agreed to buy SNC-Lavalin's AltaLink, the operator of electric transmission lines in western Canada, as Warren Buffett's company expands its investment ... the Berkshire business. For Montreal-based SNC, the sale ends a months-long review about the fate of the AltaLink unit. Canada's largest engineering and construction company began weighing options ...

  8. Business - Commodities - ACQUISITIONS

    China oil giants change focus after spending spree

    Posted May 12th 2014, 02:58am by Eric Ng

    ... of Canada's Nexen boosted the total to US$33 billion. Dominant offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC paid a 61 per cent premium to take full control of Nexen, and this was largely to blame for its ... Nexen's expertise in developing Canada's shale gas and oil sands- both unconventional energy resources- as well as deep-sea drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, which would help develop domestic ...

  9. Business - China Business - ACQUISITIONS

    Chinese deals expected to head US vetting list as investment surges

    Posted May 12th 2014, 02:58am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... such as [Britain], Canada and the Netherlands," Griner said. A report by Rhodium Group last week said Chinese companies announced more than US$8 billion worth of deals in the first quarter. ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - ACQUISITIONS

    DBS buys private banking business of Societe Generale in Singapore and Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 03:53pm by KANIS LI

    ... of millionaires by 2016, said a report from the Royal Bank of Canada. Chng Sok Hui, chief financial officer at DBS, said the acquisition would raise the bank's earnings per share by 1 per cent in two ...




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