BRIEF-Dongfang Electric to acquire some underlying assets of Dongfang Electric Corp via A-share issue

March 7 (Reuters) - Dongfang Electric Corp Ltd

* Says it plans to acquire certain underlying assets held by

Dongfang Electric Corp via A-share issue for about 6.9 billion

yuan ($1.00 billion)

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($1 = 6.8978 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)