BRIEF-Shaanxi Ligeance Mineral plans share private placement to acquire UK's Gardner Aerospace

April 12 (Reuters) - Shaanxi Ligeance Mineral Resources Co

Ltd

* Says it plans to raise up to 2.8 billion yuan ($406.43

million) in share private placement to fund acquisition of UK's

Gardner Aerospace Holdings in deal worth 326 million pounds

($407.04 million)

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($1 = 6.8893 Chinese yuan renminbi)

($1 = 0.8009 pounds)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)