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  1. Business - Companies - ANALYSIS

    Citic's mega takeover deal comes as win-win for Beijing and Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:40am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Acquisition marks mainland's resolve to reform state sector while boosting the city's hub status Citic takeover deal comes as win-win for Beijing and HK One move, two gains. Nowadays Beijing and Hong Kong may not agree on a lot of things, but the Citic deal is clearly a win-win for both sides. Beijing's decision to let a Hong ...

  2. HK-mainland group in CAPCO takeover talks

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang denise.tsang@scmp.com A Hong Kong-mainland energy consortium is in talks to acquire a majority stake in Castle Peak Power (CAPCO), Hong Kong's largest power-generation firm. CLP Power, which owns 40 per cent of CAPCO, said yesterday it h ...

  3. Tram takeover heralds new line on an old friend

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The electric tram has an iconic image that rivals or even exceeds that of the Star Ferry. Hong Kong's oldest form of public transport, it remains the cheapest. Locals and tourists alike admire its efficiency and heritage value. During rush hours, tra ...

  4. Beijing was 'in no hurry' for HK takeover

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Former premier Zhou Enlai assured Britain in 1972 that Beijing was in no hurry to take back Hong Kong and negotiation on the city's future would open in due course, according to a confidential document declassified by the British governme ...

  5. Funeral takeover 'a threat to prices'

    Posted Dec 08th 2006, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee Undertakers fear firm will control too much of the market Bereaved families face higher funeral costs after the government offered one of the biggest funeral parlours another funeral home licence, undertakers have warned. They say that awarding ...

  6. Prince Richard concentrating on Journal takeover

    Posted Jul 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung So, PCCW chairman Richard Li Tzar-kai has agreed to sell his 23 per cent stake in the company to former banker Francis Leung Pak-to in a story that is sure to be on the Top 10 news list for the year. Li Ka-shing's youngest son was at ...

  7. Ogilvy rises to top with iPR takeover

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide said yesterday it had acquired a majority stake in Hong Kong-based financial communications company iPR Asia. Details of the deal were not disclosed, although iPR Asia will change its name to iPR Ogilvy an ...

  8. A dizzying circle game

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... from hostile takeovers. They are quite common among chaebol in South Korea and keiretsu in Japan, although they are increasingly frowned upon and unwound. Let's pick an example closer ... hostile takeovers after the group lost Wharf (Holdings) and incurred heavy debts when defending a key unit, Hongkong Land, from hostile takeovers in the 1980s. An institutional investor tabled ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Apr 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with Howard Winn Takeover panel puts the squeeze on Regent Pacific Regent Pacific's A$345 million (HK$2.8 billion) on-off takeover of Australian iron ore miner BC Iron is now on again. A week after the Australian Takeovers Panel ruled that Regent Pacific's grounds for abandoning the takeover were unacceptable, Regent has put in place financing that it had previously ...

  10. Business - Money - LISTING

    Proview faces more requirements to resume trading in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... "constitutes a reverse takeover under Rule 14.06" of the listing rules. That made Rule 14.54 also applicable in Proview International's case, which meant the company "will be treated as if it were a new listing applicant", Sun said. A reverse takeover is a type of merger used by private companies to become publicly traded without resorting to an initial public offering. ...




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