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  1. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Buyout firm snaps up HMV Hong Kong for a song

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... for mainland China. The British music retail chain entered administration in January but unlike its struggling operations in Britain, HMV's Hong Kong and Singapore businesses ... to be much less than that paid by retail restructuring specialist Hilco to acquire HMV in Britain. HMV Hong Kong and Singapore are separate from the troubled British unit. Hilco, which owns HMV ...

  2. HK investors get pick of new British homes

    Posted Aug 18th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... Richard Warren in London Dozens of British residential development schemes are launched in Hong Kong before being offered to buyers in Britain. Estate agency Knight Frank has sold 450 homes to Hong Kong buyers at 10 housing schemes so far this year, and plans eight more exhibitions in the autumn. Rival estate agency Savills is launching 13 British projects in Hong Kong ...

  3. Li eyes bid for British high-speed rail firm

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Just weeks after announcing a multibillion-pound deal to buy British electricity networks, Li Ka-shing has turned his attention to the country's railways. Hong Kong's richest man is interested in buying the concession to HS1, the only dedicated high-speed railway in Britain, from the debt-burdened British government for up to GBP2 billion (HK$24.27 ...

  4. Li buying EDF Energy's British assets for GBP5.8b

    Posted Jul 31st 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... billion). In the deal, driven by Li's eldest son, Victor Li Tzar-kuoi, a consortium led by Cheung Kong Infrastructure and Hongkong Electric will acquire the British networks of EDF Energy, ... and his two foundations, Li Ka-shing is buying French giant EDF?s British electricity distribution assets for: HK$70b It?s Li?s, and the region?s, biggest investment in Europe, eclipsing his 2000 ...

  5. CKI pays HK$2.5b for British power stake

    Posted Apr 29th 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings (CKI) has bought a 50 per cent stake in a British power plant for HK$2.5 billion from BG Energy Holdings. The Seabank Power plant in Bristol has a capacity of 1,140 megawatts, which will increase the installed capacity of the combined CKI-Hongkong Electric energy portfolio to 10,000 MW globally. The gas turbine plant ...

  6. British retailer to pay a record HK$620psf for IFC Mall shop

    Posted Jan 25th 2010, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li A British high-fashion retailer selling hair accessories and scarves has agreed to pay HK$620 per square foot to lease space at IFC Mall, a record for shopping centres in Central. The retailer, which has not been named, will pay a monthly rental of HK$310,000 for the 500 sq ft shop, the company's first in Hong Kong. It sells an array of products, including a hair clip ...

  7. British hedge fund eyes mainland real estate

    Posted Mar 09th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick Hong Kong's economy is being battered and bruised as banks lay off high-earning staff and western private equity and hedge funds shut up shop and leave. But as property prices retreat to reflect falling demand from top-paid earners, a n ...

  8. Taiwan's new-wave experiment in action and angst

    Posted Aug 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an American woman who falls in love with a student from China and gets caught up in the Cultural Revolution. The film is being set up as a co-production with British and Hollywood partners ... Liz Shackleton Taiwan is renowned for its art-house movie-makers producing slow and thought-provoking works that win awards at film festivals around the world but are given short shrift ...

  9. SAFE invests GBP9b in British firms

    Posted Sep 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the country by sales, according to an investigation by Britain's Sunday Telegraph. British Energy Group, which generates nuclear power; Cadbury, the largest sweets maker in the world; the London ... over the past three months, the newspaper said. The FTSE 100 Index has dropped 18.84 per cent this year. The #9 billion figure includes known investments in British oil giant BP and Royal Bank ...

  10. The end draws near

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Karly Cox

    ... reading hip again- the books have sold more than 400 millions copies around the world- it was inevitable that films were set to follow, and in 1999, author J.K. Rowling sold the film rights to the first four books to Warner Bros. Following Rowling's edict that the principal cast must be British, child actor Daniel Radcliffe was picked to portray the boy wizard. Radcliffe had ...




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