Keppel Hitachi Zosen Limited
(KHZ) has agreed to purchase the shiprepair
/shipbuilding and related businesses of Keppel Marine Industries Limited (KMI) for $167 million in cash. Total net assets include $69 million, resulting in a gain of $4 million for KMI.
KHZ will acquire all of KMI's investments in Keppel Singmarine Dockyard
Pte, Eagle Engineering Company (100 percent), Keppel Philippines Marine (11.6 percent) and Penguin Boat International (16.5 percent). Resulting from this acquisition, KHZ group will offer a full range of shiprepair, conversion and shipbuilding facilities.