HONG KONG, May 3- Fosun International Ltd, an investment company controlled by Chinese billionaire Guo Guangchang, said it had offered to buy the 80 percent it does not already own in U.S. insurer Ironshore Inc for $1.8 billion. The move follows Fosun's decision to buy a 20 percent stake in the casualty and property insurer for $464 million in August 2014 in a bid to...» Read More
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