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StanChart digs in amid KFB debate

Some analysts fear the $25.7b purchase price may haunt the bank for years

Opinions appear to be divided over Standard Chartered Bank's $25.74 billion takeover of Korea First Bank (KFB) of South Korea.

Thursday, 13 January, 2005, 12:00am

Dah Sing completes US$300m bond sale

Dah Sing Bank has completed the sale of a US$300 million dual-tranche bond, pricing it within earlier indicated ranges, according to a statement issued by sole book-runner HSBC.

20 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Negative equity mortgages for sale

The securitised issue on home loans by Pan Asian is a world's first for HK

A securitised package of negative equity home loans went on sale to investors this week in a world first for Hong Kong, according to the issuer of the residential mortgage-backed notes, Pan Asian Mortgage.

11 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Arroyo set to cull the fat cows

They used to be called - with equal measures of fear and loathing - the government-owned or controlled cows: fat cows, milking cows, holy cows. But if Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's recent warnings are to be believed, these government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) are headed for the slaughterhouse.

13 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

In Brief

picc property mulls fate of assets at hantang

14 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

ICBC gets US$400m boost for expansion

ICBC (Asia), the Hong Kong-listed unit of the mainland's biggest bank, has raised US$400 million to finance its continued aggressive expansion.

13 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

CKI bags British gas network as its largest foreign purchase

Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings (CKI) has made its largest overseas acquisition, buying a profitable gas distribution project in north England for GBP1.39 billion (HK$19.45 billion).

1 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

In Brief

China life blames format for results report error

31 Aug 2004 - 12:00am