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HONG KONG A Chinese travel website backed by Singaporean state investor Temasek Holdings [TEM.UL] hopes to raise up to $300 million in a new funding round that it hopes to value the firm at $2 billion to $2.5 billion, two people with knowledge of the matter said.
HONG KONG U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group LP has signed a deal to invest $400 million in Hong Kong-listed YiChang HEC ChangJiang Pharmaceutical Co. via convertible bonds, HEC said Wednesday.
HONG KONG Investment firms are exploring a buyout of Yum China Holdings Inc , the operator of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell in the world's second-largest economy, in what could be one of Asia's biggest M&A deals this year, sources close to the situation told Reuters.
HONG KONG Investment firms are exploring a buyout of Yum China Holdings Inc. in what could be one of Asia's biggest M&A deals this year, sources close to the situation told Reuters.
HONG KONG, Aug 14 Investment firms are exploring a buyout of Yum China Holdings Inc. in what could be one of Asia's biggest M&A deals this year, sources close to the situation told Reuters.
HONG KONG China Literature Ltd 's shares slid as much as 14.6 percent on Tuesday, after it reported first-half results that showed a drop in the average number of monthly paying users and announced a $2.3 billion acquisition.
HONG KONG Two electric vehicle-sharing platforms backed by powerful Chinese carmakers plan to seek external funding totalling almost $730 million to fuel their growth, people with direct knowledge of the plans said.
HONG KONG Private equity firm KKR & Co said it will acquire a 60 percent stake in India's Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd (REEL) for $530 million (£415.78 million), adding it was one of India's largest buyouts.
HONG KONG Beijing Bytedance Technology Co, owner of China's leading news aggregator Jinri Toutiao, aims to raise about $3 billion in its latest funding round that would see its valuation soar to as high as $75 billion, people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Hong Kong's residential broadband provider HKBN Ltd would buy fixed-line operator WTT HK in a deal that valued the business at HK$10.5 billion ($1.34 billion) including debt, the companies said on Tuesday.
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