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  1. Yeung to help disabled people on mainland

    Posted Nov 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Carson Yeung Ka-sing, the former struggling hairstylist who rose to become the first Chinese owner of an English Premier League football team, has set up a mainland charity in the club's name. Through his Hong Kong-listed company Grandtop International Holdings, Yeung (left) has set up the Birmingham City Charity Fund and has pledged to donate 10 million yuan (HK$11.35 ...

  2. Boon for Rangers as Yeung returns with player-exchange plan

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Carson Yeung Ka-sing is back in Hong Kong soccer after taking over English Premier League side Birmingham City. The local businessman has rejoined First Division side Rangers, of which he was a major financial backer. Although Yeung does not carry any official title at Rangers, one of his assistants, Peter Yau Chung-hong, was officially appointed team chairman yesterday. ...

  3. Yeung puts up GBP5m of 'own money'

    Posted Aug 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung Ka-sing has promised to spend up to GBP5 million (HK$64 million) of his own money on new players as he continues his bid to take over English Premier League side Birmingham City. Yeung, whose company Grandtop International Holdings already owns 29.9 per cent of the club after an aborted 2007 bid, said he knew the club needed cash ...

  4. Budding tycoon sets sights on big league Mainland goals in Yeung's bid for Birmingham

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Neil Gough and Ben Kwok Ten years ago, Carson Yeung Ka-shing was a struggling Kowloon hairstylist fending off lawsuits from credit card companies. But as he arrived last week to meet the press in a conference room at the swanky Island Shangri-La hotel, dressed to the nines in a tailored white suit and a white shirt accented with silver buttons and a collar bar, Yeung, 49, looked ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok Yeung's timing impeccable, as club hits winning streak A month ago, we reported that Carson Yeung Ka-sing was a bit miffed about the lack of recognition he was receiving back ... was Sing Pao, the newspaper he bailed out last year with a HK$60 million loan that gave him the option of acquiring a 62 per cent stake in the group. Now Yeung (below) is having the last laugh. ...

  6. Grandtop pays 800m yuan for media firm

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Grandtop International, the firm controlled by Carson Yeung Ka-sing that recently took control of English Premier League football team Birmingham City, says it will pay 800 million yuan (HK$908.24 million) to indirectly acquire a loss-making mainland inflight media firm that has a partnership with Tianjin Airlines. The purchase will be financed by convertible bonds ...

  7. The tutor dynasty

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Philip Yeung

    ... Philip Yeung Many of us were tickled pink by the sight of the super English tutor, who rakes in HK$22 million a year, testifying in Cantonese at his own trial over a contract dispute. ... little fighting spirit left. We now churn out graduates who are too timid to try and too jaded to care. Fortune, however, will smile only on our fat-cat super-tutors. Philip Yeung is a Hong ...

  8. Birmingham City fan makes T-shirts to appeal to Chinese

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Martin Donovan Hairstylist turned tycoon Carson Yeung Ka-shing's takeover of English Premier League club Birmingham City this week has impressed one supporter so much that he ... are unprintable in a respectable family newspaper like this. Yeung's HK$731 million takeover of Birmingham City took a step nearer completion on Tuesday when Grandtop International Holdings raised ...

  9. Grandtop looking to raise HK$785m

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... Ben Kwok and Neil Gough Grandtop International, the investment company run by Carson Yeung Ka-sing, plans to raise HK$785 million to fund a renewed bid to become the first Hong Kong owner ... in London said it had taken out a GBP57 million bridging loan to fund the takeover, which would be paid back using the proceeds of a share offer in Hong Kong. Contacted in London yesterday, Mr Yeung ...

  10. SFC lets offenders stay unnamed

    Posted Oct 07th 2009, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... the past disclosure, you wouldn't have known that new Birmingham City Football controller Carson Yeung Ka-sing once pleaded guilty to failing to disclose a 25 per cent stake in another listed ...




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