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Hana gets green light to buy KEB stake

Korea’s financial regulator decided on Friday that Hana Financial Group can proceed with its $3.48 billion purchase of Lone Star’s 51% stake in Korea Exchange Bank.
January 29, 2012

HSBC gives up chase for KEB

HSBCÆs dream of a leap forward in KoreaÆs banking market is dashed by a failure to renegotiate terms with Lone Star.
September 21, 2008

Merrill's subprime woes continue

Asian investors led by Temasek shore up Merrill's equity capital base, while the US investment bank extends debt funding to Lone Star so that it can take CDO exposure off Merrill's books.
July 29, 2008

HSBC targets Korea Exchange Bank

HSBC may acquire Lone Star's 51% stake in KEB, but onlookers remain sceptical that the deal will progress given previous hiccups.
August 20, 2007