April 8 (Reuters) - Jiangsu Hongtu High Technology Co Ltd
* Says it plans to buy auction house, information technology firm for a combined 3.5 billion yuan ($541.13 million) via cash, share issue
* Says it aims to raise up to 1.5 billion yuan in private placement of shares to fund acquisition, projects
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