BEA Said to Shortlist Baring, Ping An for $800 Million Registry

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  • Ping An, Link compete with buyout giants for services provider
  • Bank facing pressure from activist investor Elliott Management

Bank of East Asia Ltd., the Hong Kong lender facing pressure from billionaire activist investor Paul Singer, narrowed the list of bidders for a share registry business with more than 125 years’ history, people familiar with the matter said.

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