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Some LSE investors call on Hong Kong exchange to up bid by 20%, add cash

04 Oct 2019

LONDON Some London Stock Exchange investors have told Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) that any bid must contain more cash and be up to 20% higher to persuade them to engage, three shareholders and a banking source close to the deal said.

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco lures sovereign funds to hit $2 trillion IPO valuation - sources

26 Sep 2019

LONDON/DUBAI/SINGAPORE State-owned Saudi Aramco has approached Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), Singapore's GIC and other sovereign wealth funds to invest in the domestic leg of the oil giant's listing at it seeks to achieve a $2 trillion (1.6 trillion pounds) valuation, sources said.

HKEX 'thinking big' with $39 billion bid as LSE sticks to Refinitiv plan

24 Sep 2019

LONDON Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing (HKEX) said it was "thinking big" in its $39 billion London Stock Exchange bid as LSE CEO David Schwimmer said he was sticking with his $27 billion purchase of data and analytics company Refinitiv.

Saudi Aramco hires UBS, Deutsche as bookrunners for its IPO: sources

21 Sep 2019

LONDON/DUBAI Saudi state oil company Aramco has hired UBS Group and Deutsche as bookrunners for its initial public offering, two sources familiar with the matter said, in a sign that the deal is moving ahead despite a recent attack on Saudi oil facilities.

Liverpool port operator attracts bids from overseas funds - sources

20 Sep 2019

LONDON Peel Ports, Britain's second largest port operator, has attracted bids for a stake of up to 25% from international funds, undeterred by worries about the country's scheduled departure from the European Union, two sources said.

After LSE's sharp rebuff, HKEX begins investor charm offensive

15 Sep 2019

LONDON Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is embarking on a three-week charm offensive with London Stock Exchange investors as the Asian trading house tries to salvage its proposed $39 billion takeover offer.

Saudi Aramco pursues IPO with local listing plan as lines up banks: sources

09 Sep 2019

By Hadeel Al Sayegh, Davide Barbuscia, Marwa Rashad and Clara Denina

Saudi Aramco pursues IPO with local listing plan as lines up banks - sources

09 Sep 2019

By Hadeel Al Sayegh, Davide Barbuscia, Marwa Rashad and Clara Denina

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