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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast South Korea west of Pusan. Its port was opened to foreign trade in 1899. Population: 428,000.

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Examples

  • So when we see that we have a "sacrifice of the sun" and a "burial of the divinity of the sun", we can then get a hint as to what the month name Masan signifies.

    Pyrgi Tablets and the burial of the sun

  • The cargo ship with its crew of a Polish captain, two Ukrainians, two Russians and seven sailors from the Philippines was on its way from Malta to Masan in South Korea, the company said.

    Shipping company: pirates seize German vessel

  • U.S. private-equity group Kohlberg Kravis Roberts will acquire a 10% stake in Vietnam's Masan Consumer—a maker of consumer goods such as fish sauce and soy sauce—for $159 million, in what will be the largest ever private equity transaction in Vietnam.

    Business Watch

  • KKR will acquire a 10% stake in Masan Consumer for $159 million, in what will be Vietnam's largest ever private-equity transaction.

    What's News

  • Exchange KKR's Vote of Confidence in Vietnam The investment by KKR values the Vietnamese maker of consumer goods such as fish sauce and soy sauce at US$1.6 billion, said Ho Chi Minh-listed conglomerate Masan Group, which owns an 86.8% stake in Masan Consumer.

    KKR to Buy 10% of Vietnamese Sauce Maker

  • Under the deal, which will be KKR's fourth investment in Southeast Asia and its first in Vietnam, Masan Consumer will issue 14 million ordinary shares to KKR while the parent firm will cut its stake to 78%.

    KKR to Buy 10% of Vietnamese Sauce Maker

  • In January this year, U.S. private equity group Mount Kellett Capital Management LP bought a 20% stake in Masan Resources, which operates a tungsten mining project, for $100 million.

    KKR to Buy 10% of Vietnamese Sauce Maker

  • SINGAPORE—U.S. private equity group Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. will acquire a 10% stake in Vietnam's Masan Consumer Corp. for $159 million, in what will be the largest ever private equity transaction in Vietnam.

    KKR to Buy 10% of Vietnamese Sauce Maker

  • Masan Consumer is one of Vietnam's leading diversified consumer companies.

    KKR to Buy 10% of Vietnamese Sauce Maker

  • In October 2009, the U.S.-based firm TPG Group and Danish firm BankInvest Group bought a minority stake in Masan Group Corp. for a total of US$50 million.

    KKR to Buy 10% of Vietnamese Sauce Maker

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