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Hanwha Signs Takeover Deal with Daewoo Shipbuilding

Hanwha Signs Takeover Deal with Daewoo Shipbuilding

SEOUL, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Hanwha Group signed an agreement with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) on Friday to take over the embattled shipbuilder, officials said, paving the way for a smooth privatization after multiple unsuccessful attempts. Under the deal, Hanwha Aerospace and five other Hanwha affiliates will acquire a 49.3 percent [...]

Hanwha Revamps Key Units to Bolster Push for Green Energy, Battery Materials

Hanwha Revamps Key Units to Bolster Push for Green Energy, Battery Materials

SEOUL, July 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Hanwha Group, South Korea’s seventh-largest conglomerate by assets, announced Friday it will reshape its key affiliates to bolster its push for green energy, battery and semiconductor components. Hanwha will combine its two defense units and place them under the wing of Hanwha Aerospace Co., its largest defense arm that [...]

Hanwha Group Unveils Solar-powered Beehive

Hanwha Group Unveils Solar-powered Beehive

SEOUL, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean conglomerate Hanwha Group on Thursday unveiled the Solar Beehive, which is run by electricity generated from solar power. The Beehive set up for a test drive at the Korea National University of Agriculture and Fisheries will become home to some 40,000 bees who will play a crucial [...]

Chaebol’s System Integrators Hike Internal Deals in 2014

Chaebol’s System Integrators Hike Internal Deals in 2014

SEOUL, April 27 (Korea Bizwire) — System integrators affiliated with South Korea’s family-run business groups increased internal transactions in 2014 despite the government’s efforts to curb excessive groupwide trades, data showed Monday. Internal transactions of the top 20 system integration subsidiaries of the family-run conglomerates, locally called chaebol, came to 8.36 trillion won (US$7.74 billion) [...]