BRIEF-Wuxi Huadong Heavy Machinery to acquire Guangdong Harvest Star Tech for 3 bln yuan

April 27 (Reuters) - Wuxi Huadong Heavy Machinery Co Ltd

* Says it plans to buy Guangdong Harvest Star Technology for

2.95 billion yuan ($427.91 million) via cash, share issue

* Says it aims to raise up to 858.2 million yuan in private

placement of shares to fund the acquisition

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($1 = 6.8940 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)