Hutchison Draws 2.8 Billion Pounds of Investments for O2 Bid

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Investors will be buying stakes in Hutchison 3G UK Holdings (CI) Ltd., which will be the combined 3 UK and O2 UK businesses, Hutchison Whampoa said. Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Billionaire Li Ka-shing attracted investors from Singapore, Canada and United Arab Emirates to help fund Hutchison Whampoa Ltd.’s 10.25 billion-pound ($16 billion) O2 acquisition and create the largest wireless carrier in the U.K.

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