Swire Properties Ltd. subsidiary Citi-Fame Development Ltd. completed the acquisition of a half-stake in Shanghai Qianxiu Co. Ltd. from Shanghai Newbund Industrial Development Co. Ltd. in a roughly 1.35 billion-yuan deal.
Shanghai Lujiazui Finance & Trade Zone Development Co. Ltd. owns a 60% stake in Shanghai Newbund, with Shanghai Qiantan International Business District Investment owning the remaining 40%. Shanghai Qianxiu holds the land use right to a parcel in Qiantan in Shanghai's Pudong New District.
Citi-Fame and Shanghai Newbund now each hold a 50% stake in the target company. Together, they plan to develop a retail project on the land, with an estimated gross floor area of about 1,250,000 square feet.
As of March 28, US$1 was equivalent to 6.30 yuan.