HONGKONG (Reuters) – NVC Lighting Holding Ltd <2222.HK> shares are set to open 71.4% up after KKR & Co Inc <KKR.N> said it planned to take a stake in the China lighting business of the lighting electronic products maker.
The stock is set to open at HK$1.20 on Monday, the highest open since August 2016 and above the previous close of HK$0.70 each. The benchmark Hang Seng index <.HSI> is set to fall 0.27%
KKR said on Sunday it would take a majority stake in NVC’s China Lighting Business for a total equity value of about $794 million. NVC will continue to own 30% of the business.
(Reporting by Donny Kwok; Editing by Stephen Coates)