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  1. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong goes with the flow and reaps the rewards of capital movements

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:04am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Head scratching in HKMA can make way for reality of mainland-bound capital movements How HK goes with the flow and reaps the rewards Hong Kong must stay alert to the possibility of large capital outflows even as its currency has had unusual strength recently due to inflows for acquisitions, share dividends and related transactions, an official of the Hong Kong ...

  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Survey skewing is simple if you ask the right questions

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 12:52am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... "C" shares with no votes at all. This structure was adopted so that the two nerds who control Google can issue unlimited numbers of "C" shares for acquisitions while still ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Developers misread market for flats

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake Van Der Kamp Developers way off beam when it comes to sizing up the market [Sun Hung Kai Properties] co-chairman Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong said: "We will definitely follow the market trend. Most of our new projects to be released for sale will be small- to medium-sized flats. Our acquisition targets will be mass residential sites." South China Morning Post, ...

  4. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Tycoon's comments fill an insight-free zone

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to his thoughts. But when a businessman of his stature wishes to say something noteworthy in a field that he understands, he does it by corporate acquisitions and disposals. Thus I think ...

  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Give arts job creation plea the brush-off

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... billion for acquisitions. It's so unfair. How does Carrie expect anyone to survive on a mere billion? That's hardly enough to keep art brokers … oops, excuse me, I mean curators ...

  6. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Land exchange is not the way forward

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... exchange is not the way forward On the question of land acquisition, some developers, together with some village landowners, have suggested a return to the land exchange system which was so ... the problem of lengthy negotiations for immediate resumption payments, and land acquisition was then quick. By the end of the 1970s, there was nearly 40 million sq ft of floor area in outstanding land ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    MTR must escape illogical fare policy

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Reclamation. The MTR has never really fitted well with the stock market. The listing has frequently hindered the government's transport policies, most notably in the MTR's acquisition of the Kowloon-Canton Railway. This one was much delayed and then done through a hugely awkward structure in order to avoid recognising a big loss on acquisition. I still suspect that there was some dubious ...

  8. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Action plan on tax an impossible task

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... steps removed from me, probably has a small stake in the debt paper of a Dublin-based aircraft leasing company. If a Turkish airline finances the acquisition of a Brazilian-made aircraft through ...

  9. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Vacancy tax an idea loaded with empty promise

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... by turning their capital around as quickly as possible from acquisition to resale and then doing it again. They may indeed tell themselves occasionally that they missed a higher price by not holding ... however, do indeed seek to make use of timing in their businesses. The difference is that they do so in acquisition rather than in sale. They try to negotiate their redevelopment premiums at times ...

  10. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Qianhai as the 'Connecticut' of the PRD

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... before these sites were acquired. This left the pre-acquisition owners with the prospect of magnificent compensation profits for tearing down brand new buildings to make way ...



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