Chinese commodity exchange Bohai Commodity Exchange (BOCE, Hong Kong) has acquired a 49.9% stake of Ukrainian JSC PFTS Stock Exchange. It is reported by the Financial club, referring to the data of the disclosure system on the stock market of the National Commission on Securities and Stock Market (NSSMC).
Primeview LTD (8.5%, Belize), Dakal LTD (9.37%, Belize), Crookston Limited (9.06%, Belize), and Boline LTD (9.21%, Marshall Islands) have withdrawn from the list of PFTS owners.
"Parvana LTD reduced its stake from 8.9% to 0.11%. At the same time, Asset Management Company and Pension Fund Administrator Altana Investment Management increased its stake from 2.3% to 5.1%," stated in the material.
In early December 2019, BOCE announced its intention to acquire 49.9% of the shares of the Ukrainian PFTS Exchange.
BOCE is China's largest commodity exchange with an annual turnover of one trillion dollars.
Bohai Commodity Exchange became the owner of the Ukrainian Bank for Reconstruction and Development in 2017.
As we reported earlier, the international S&P Global Ratings agency raised Ukraine's long-term sovereign ratings in foreign and national currencies from “B-” to “B”, with stable outlook. This report was published on the rating agency website.
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