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HNA in the running to buy HSH Nordbank

China’s HNA Group and Apollo Global Management are among at least five potential names to have lodged preliminary bids for Germany’s HSH Nordbank, according to Bloomberg.

The bank’s owners – the German states of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein — are now going through the bids and are likely to make a decision by the end of the second quarter.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.


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