Hong Kong court delays decision on PCCW buy-out

The controversy surrounding the HK$15.975bn ($2bn) privatisation of Hong Kong’s PCCW was left unresolved on Tuesday after a judge granted regulators three more weeks to investigate allegations of vote-rigging.

  • 24 Feb 2009

PCCW shareholders voted 82% in favour of the privatisation bid led by PCCW chairman Richard Li and China Netcom, the second largest shareholder, on February 4, but under Hong Kong law any privatisation needs to be approved by the High Court.

The High Court on Tuesday delayed the ...

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