HLB bioStep aims for global expansion into beauty care, animal pharmaceuticals

HLB bioStep, an affiliate of HLB Group, aims to enter the global market by acquiring companies specializing in cosmetic medical devices and animal pharmaceuticals, its CEO Moon Jeong-hwan said, Tuesday. HLB bioStep is a contract research organization business that provides preclinical consulting services in the development process of new drugs and medical devices. The CEO […]

Global online travel agencies show interest in acquiring Hanatour

Global online travel agencies are showing a growing interest in acquiring Hanatour, Korea’s largest travel agency, aiming to bolster their competitiveness in Korea’s outbound tourism market, industry sources said Tuesday. Investment banking sources familiar with the matter told The Korea Times that global travel companies, as well as overseas private equity firms, have already shown […]