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01.08.2013 16:12

CDB Cancels Loans for Ping An Deal

Problems behind CP Groups' financing worried the bank's headquarters, putting deal in jeopardy
By staff reporters Ling Huawei and Zhang Yuzhe

(Beijing) – The Hong Kong branch of China Development Bank (CDB) has been ordered by its Beijing headquarters to cancel loans that would have been used to finance an acquisition involving the nation's second largest insurer, a source from the bank said.

The source said the decision was reached because of a Caixin report over the problematic financing of the deal.

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