Cheung Kong Holdings
Hutchison Whampoa, one of Hong Kong’s largest listed companies, is controlled by Cheung Kong Group, a property company. Hutchison's operations span ports, property and hotels, retailing, power generation and telecommunications. It owns Cheung Kong Infrastructure, and is headed by Li Ka-shing, Asia’s wealthiest man.
Li Ka-shing pays C$200m to boost stake in Husky
Hutchison Whampoa chairman Li Ka-shing paid about C$200 million (HK$1.55 billion) to increase his stake in Canadian oil producer Husky Energy. He bought 7.87 million shares at an average price of C$25.44 each in an off-exchange transaction, raising his stake in Husky from 69.15 per cent to 69.4 per cent. Yvonne Liu
Novelis plans automotive sheet factory in Jiangsu
Novelis, an aluminium rolled-products subsidiary of Indian aluminium and copper producer Hindalco Industries, will build its first automotive sheet making facility in China. Located in Changzhou, Jiangsu province, the US$100 million plant is expected to come on stream in late 2014. Eric Ng
Key Samsonite investors pack up, sparking sell-off
Samsonite was hit by a wave of selling yesterday after news broke that cornerstone shareholders private equity group CVC Funds and Royal Bank of Scotland were unloading its shares. The two are selling up to 8 per cent of the company's stock at a 4.7 per cent discount to the shares' closing price on Tuesday. May Chan