BRIEF-Yunnan Chuangxin New Material to buy Semcorp for 5.5 bln yuan via share issue

May 2 (Reuters) - Yunnan Chuangxin New Material Co Ltd

* Says it plans to buy battery separator maker Semcorp for

5.5 billion yuan ($797.75 million) via share issue

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($1 = 6.8944 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)