A man wearing a face mask walks past an electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong stock exchange on March 25, 2020. Photo: AP Photo

Asian tycoons team up with private equity to take companies private as coronavirus weighs on stock prices, fuels recession concerns

  • Cash-rich hoteliers, health care companies among those ripe to go private, deal makers say
  • Take private deals in first quarter worth over US$14.6 billion versus US$287 million a year ago, Dealogic says
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man wearing a face mask walks past an electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong stock exchange on March 25, 2020. Photo: AP Photo
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