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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - TAKEOVERS

    OCBC falls on fears over Wing Hang purchase price

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 03:42am by BLOOM AND KANIS LI

    ... rivals such as HSBC and Bank of China, are attracting takeover interest as the city's role in cross-border financing expands. OCBC shares yesterday fell 1.21 per cent to close at S$9.75 ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - TAKEOVERS

    More than HK$40b to take Wing Hang Bank private, says source

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 11:26am by KANIS LI

    ... and asset size. Wu said: "That was a strong reason [for the suitors] to bid for a Hong Kong bank with a meaningful scale to make the synergy in cross-sale and cross-border business more ...

  3. Business - Commodities - TAKEOVERS

    Global buyouts fall to three-year low

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Cross-border takeovers have accounted for about half of all announced deals this year, a trend that may continue with European Aeronautic Defence and Space in talks to combine with BAE Systems. Still, ... capitalisation of more than US$40 billion. "What's remarkable about this year is the size of the cross-border transactions we're seeing," said Michael Carr, head of Americas M&A ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - TAKEOVERS

    Yue Xiu makes offer for Chong Hing

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 02:56am by KANIS LI

    ... there had been growing demand for cross-border financial services, which had led to the integration of financial institutions on the mainland and in Hong Kong. The 65-year-old bank would maintain ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - TAKEOVERS

    Wall Street baffled by Britain's takeover rules

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:10am by BLOOM

    ... it's having the opposite effect. The stricter rules, in place since 2011, sowed confusion among traders and analysts during Pfizer's US$117 billion play for AstraZeneca this month. Conflicting explanations from the companies caused shares to swing as investors tried to figure out just what could actually happen under the guidelines. Some traders were puzzled again this week ...

  6. Business - Companies - TAKEOVERS

    PanAust rejects A$1.5b buyout bid by China's Guangdong Rising

    Posted May 14th 2014, 01:20am by BLOOM

    ... the top targets, he said. China Minmetals Corp, the state-owned metals trader, led a group that agreed last month to pay US$5.85 billion for Glencore's Las Bambas copper project in Peru ...

  7. Business - Companies - TAKEOVERS

    Big players get a taste for SE Asian food companies

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore and Sydney Big players get a taste for SE Asian food companies An unprecedented wave of deals for Southeast Asian food and drink companies has traders betting the next targets will include chocolatier Petra Foods and instant-coffee and cracker maker Viz Branz. Buyers from Coca-Cola Femsa SAB to Heineken announced a record US$10.4 billion of food ...

  8. Business - Commodities - TAKEOVERS

    Zhenrong Energy sweetens takeover offer for Titan

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... shares for HK$175 million, Zhenrong Energy, a unit of state-owned commodities trader Zhuhai Zhenrong, has offered to buy all of Titan's existing 7.8 billion shares for HK$19.55 million. ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - TAKEOVERS

    Li's BEA puts up defences against predators

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Asia. Traders said the low valuation of cash-rich Guoco's shares prompted Quek to propose the firm's privatisation. Shares of Guoco closed at HK$70.50 on Monday. The stock has fallen ...

  10. Business - China Business - TAKEOVERS

    CNOOC eyes US$10b in bonds and loans to fund Nexen deal

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... Before CNOOC submitted its deal application, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) already had the proposed transaction in its crosshairs. In late July, the SEC said traders ...



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