Shareholders exit Bangkok Dusit via $723 million block

A large parcel of shares is taken up by a strategic domestic investor, allowing the price to be fixed at a tight 4.6% discount.
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Bangkok Dusit's medical aviation centre at Bangkok Hospital
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<div style="text-align: left;"> Bangkok Dusit's medical aviation centre at Bangkok Hospital </div>

It was a busy night in the equity capital markets in Asia with at least three deals of size. The largest was a block trade in Thai hospital operator Bangkok Dusit Medical Services, which raised Bt22.18 billion $723 million.

Also in the market on a day when European and US markets came under pressure following a lowering by the IMF of its global growth forecasts was Taiwan-listed Chailease Holding, which raised $206 million from its debut sale of global depositary receipts GDRs, and a sell-down in Korea Electric Power Corp Kepco by Korea Deposit Insurance Corp. The latter was aiming to raise up to $235 million, but...

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