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  1. Business - Commodities - ACQUISITIONS

    Hanergy Solar Energy acquires parent's UK asset in debt-equity swap

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 01:57am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Hanergy picks up UK asset in debt-equity swap Hanergy Solar Energy has agreed to buy its parent firm's British solar panel distribution venture for HK$1 in a debt for equity swap, part of an effort to diversify into downstream panel sales and installation. The solar panel manufacturer will take control of Hanergy Holding's Hanergy UK, which ...

  2. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Europe family businesses lure Chinese investors

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 01:09am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com Now is good opportunity to acquire technology and market share but challenges remain Europe's family businesses lure Chinese investors Like it or not, European family businesses may increasingly lean on Chinese investors to help sustain them in a euro zone where consumers scarred by the debt crisis remain gun-shy in opening ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - ACQUISITIONS

    Developers’ caution in buying land could threaten local government finances

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 03:36pm by Langi Chiang

    ... economy hinges on a buoyant real estate industry. The most urgent priority is to repay debts. An analysis by global rating agency Moody's Investors Service of self-reported indebtedness of the nation's 31 provinces showed that 30 per cent or more of local government debts in Beijing and the provinces of Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Sichuan will come due this year. "Many provinces ...

  4. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Suntory's US$16b Beam buyout creates No3 high-end spirits maker

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 01:03am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Suntory buyout creates No3 top-end spirits firm Suntory of Japan said yesterday that it had completed a US$16 billion buyout of the firm behind Jim Beam bourbon, creating the world's third-largest high-end spirits maker. It has acquired all outstanding shares of Beam for nearly US$13.9 billion while taking on US$2 billion of debts ...

  5. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    LVMH serves up deal for Crystal Jade restaurant chain

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... There is some debt but it's more of a buffer. It's extremely healthy." ...

  6. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Cofco buys Noble agricultural unit to broaden food supply

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:16am by Bloomberg

    ... billion of debt, it said. With Nidera, which has annual sales of more than US$17 billion, Cofco has "strong platforms" for procuring grain in Brazil, Argentina and central Europe, it said on February 28. The deal valued Nidera at about US$4 billion including debt, a person with knowledge of the matter said at the time. Noble's agribusiness, the smallest of its three ...

  7. Business - China Business - ACQUISITIONS

    Wasu stake adds to Ma's TV interests

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 01:01am by Sophie Yu

    ... it hasten expansion in new media and data services, fund purchases of cable television networks to achieve economies of scale and cut the company's debt-to-asset ratio to 28.2 per cent, from ...

  8. Business - Commodities - ACQUISITIONS

    China's miners to step up overseas push

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:29am by Toh Han Shih

    ... it said. This caused those firms to focus on reducing debt and controlling costs instead of acquiring mines, PwC said. China's share of global mining deals might be bigger this year, said Ken ...

  9. Business - Commodities - ACQUISITIONS

    Shunfeng to buy solar rival Suntech's unit

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 02:55am by Reuters

    ... the closely watched restructuring of the firm's US$1.75 billion debt closer to completion after Suntech Power defaulted on a US$541 million convertible bond in March. Crushed by a global glut of solar panels following the global debt crisis, Wuxi Suntech filed for bankruptcy protection five days after its parent company's default- one of the biggest by a Chinese company. Creditors ...

  10. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Cash-rich firms buying the competition at record rate

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 01:12am by AP

    ... and economic recovery. But what prevented the really big transactions was uncertainty about the US federal budget, its debt ceiling and the fate of President Barack Obama's health care reforms. ...




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