ANZ to Sell Stake in Shanghai Bank
ANZ is selling its 20% stake in Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank for AUD$1.84 billion to two Chinese state owned firms, China Cosco Shipping Corporationg and Shanghai Sino Poland Enterprise Management Development Corporation. Each will acquire 10% stake in the bank. This marks the bank’s second disposal of Asian holdings over the past three months.
“ANZ is selling its 20% stake in Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank for AUD$1.84 billion to two Chinese state owned firms”
ANZ is also looking at other opportunities to exit other businesses. Other than its stake in Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank, it holds stake in Malaysia’s AMMB Holdings Bhd, PT Bank Pan Indonesia and China’s Bank of Tianjin Co.
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About Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank
Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank (or “SRCB”) was established on August 25th 2005, which was reincorporated from Shanghai Rural Credit Cooperatives of more than 50 years history. At present, SRCB has registered capital of RMB 3.745 billion, established a business network of more than 300 outlets, and employs more than 5,000 staff.
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