China,Turkey : CHINA'S ICBC acquires TURKISH TEKSTILBANK.
Trading shares of Tekstilbank and GSD Holding were suspended temporarily.
Borsa Istanbul said the shares were halted upon the two companies' requests.
GSD controlled 75.5% of the Turkish lender, the remaining 24.6% was traded at the stock exchange.
The Beijing-based lender could also bid for the remainder of the company.
Tekstilbank shares closed the morning session with a 0.68% drop at 1.46 liras ahead of the sale's announcement, while GSD Holding shares were traded at 1.12 liras with a 0.88% plunge.
The bank's market value is calculated at 617.4 million liras.
GSD Holding said the contract will be valid after receiving the required permission from the appropriate Chinese and Turkish authorities.
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|Date:||May 1, 2014|
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