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Tussle for WBL: what was it all for?

UE pays through its nose to take over WBL, only to sell parts of it a year later

PERHAPS there were forces beyond his control. But when then-United Engineers (UE) chief executive Jackson Yap announced that his property and engineering firm was going to fight fellow shareholder Straits Trading for control of WBL Corp in January 2013, he gave other reasons to justify what, in