GT GroupHoldings Ltd. said Dec. 9 that subsidiary is sellingUnion Bless Ltd.,which holds the mining right for the Shuijingshan iron ore project in China's Guangdongprovince, to Merit Success GlobalLtd. for HK$20 million.
Under the sale and purchase agreement signed on the sameday, Merit will also take on the estimated HK$32 million loan Union Bless owedto Excel Faith.
The board of GT Group believes the disposal will allow thegroup to restructure its existing asset portfolio and focus in developing otherareas that can generate higher returns.
Completion of the deal will be on the 10th business dayafter the signing of the sale and purchase agreement.
Shuijingshan was the company's sole mining asset.