BG bows out of Origin bid

IN A WIDELY anticipated move, BG Group has accepted that its $13.8 billion bid for Origin Energy has been defeated, saying it would not increase its offer price or extend the period of its offer.

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BG chief executive Frank Chapman confirmed market speculation that BG would not increase its bid after Origin announced its joint venture with ConocoPhillips, by saying the price implied by the deal

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