(Sept 4): The collapse of merger talks between AMMB Holdings and RHB Bank recently raises several pertinent questions for AMMB, a key one being — what now for its two biggest shareholders that want to exit? Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), the single largest shareholder with a 23.78% stake, and chairman Azman Hashim, with 12.97%, were understood to have been counting on the merger to either divest or pare down their stakes.

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