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  1. Business - Companies

    Hutchison Whampoa may list Watsons, says report

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 03:13pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Hong Kong Hutchison Whampoa, controlled by Asia’s richest man, Li Ka-shing, is planning to float its healthcare and beauty retail business Watsons with in the next 12 to 18 ... the Watsons brand. Hutchison Whampoa shares rose more than 3.2 per cent to their highest since February 2011 on Wednesday, compared with a 1.1 per cent rise in the benchmark Hong Kong share index ...

  2. Business - Companies - BUSINESS

    Hutchison Whampoa denies it plans to quit Hong Kong amid speculation over possible ParknShop sale

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa said yesterday it had no intention of withdrawing from Hong Kong, despite launching a review that could lead to the sale of its ParknShop supermarket chain. It said ... - and employs about 13,000 staff in Hong Kong, Macau and on the mainland. The supermarket chain reported revenue of HK$21.7 billion last year, which contributed 5.4 per cent to Hutchison Whampoa ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hutchison Whampoa attacks unionist lawmaker in first comments on dockers' strike

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, Thomas Chan

    ... as to boost his own publicity," Fok, Hutchison Whampoa's group managing director, said to reporters on a trip to Beijing. "This [strike] has been using the style of the Cultural ... hours". His remarks were the first public ones on the strike from Hutchison Whampoa - the parent company of port operator Hongkong International Terminals, whose contractors employ the 450 ...

  4. Business - Companies

    Li Ka-shing sells nearly 25pc of AS Watson to Singapore investment giant Temasek

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:37pm by Ray Chan

    ... biggest bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, and trading group Li & Fung. Canning Fok, managing director of Hutchison Whampoa, said that having a high quality investor ... Hutchison Whampoa said in a statement on Friday that they saw the stake sale as means of bringing proceeds back to the company's Hong Kong shareholders, since 94 per cent of A.S. Watson’s ...

  5. Business - Companies

    Cheung Kong and Hutchison will never leave Hong Kong. But their scale is another matter, says Li Ka-shing

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 03:55pm by Peggy Sito

    ... joke" to use them as evidence Cheung Kong and Hutchison Whampoa are pulling their assets out of Hong Kong and mainland China. Li’s remarks followed widespread reports that he was moving his assets abroad after selling three commercial properties – one in Shenzhen, one in Shanghai and one in Beijing – for a total of 12.8 billion yuan (HK$16.2 billion). Hutchison had planned to sell ...

  6. Business - Companies

    Wal-Mart weighs bid for Li’s Hong Kong supermarket chain: sources

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 01:02pm by Reuters

    ... Ka-shing, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Li’s Hutchison Whampoa Ltd conglomerate has set an Aug. 16 deadline for initial bids for ParknShop, which it values at as much as US$4 ... Hutchison Whampoa is being advised by Bank of America Corp and Goldman Sachs on a strategic review of the ParknShop supermarket business that could lead to a sale. Japan’s Aeon, China Resources ...

  7. Business - Companies - ANALYSIS

    Rethink needed amid ports slump

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... in the first-half. Yeung is pessimistic about the outlook. In the first-half of the year, Hutchison Whampoa's overall portfolio posted 2 per cent throughput growth from Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Panama ... Denise Tsang Denise.tsang@scmp.com Downturn in key markets and shift of factories to Southeast Asia spell tough times for sector Rethink needed amid ports slump Conglomerate Hutchison ...

  8. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Hutchison slams decision to reclaim 3G spectrum

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 04:42pm by Charlotte So

    ... Conglomerate says download speeds will lengthen if government plans to reallocate resource to newcomers are carried out Hutchison Whampoa, which saw its net profit more than halve last ... Hutchison group managing director, yesterday slammed the government's decision to take a third of the used spectrum from each of the existing four operators for newcomers such as China Mobile ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - BUSINESS

    Li Ka-shing assures shareholders the future looks good

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... immediately. "You do not need to worry," Li said at a meeting of Hutchison Whampoa shareholders. "Even if I wanted to retire at this moment, the whole conglomerate should be able to do ... flagship companies, Cheung Kong (Holdings) and Hutchison Whampoa, while he would help his younger son Richard Li Tzar-kai to develop other businesses. The Hutchison meeting was interrupted when ...

  10. Business - Companies - INVESTMENT

    ParknShop solo sale scrapped

    Posted Oct 19th 2013, 03:12am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Whampoa says timing not right for deal, joins stablemate Cheung Kong in HK$9b property sale in Shanghai ParknShop solo sale ... supermarket chain was no longer up for individual sale, prompting fresh speculation about investment flight from the Hong Kong and mainland markets. Hutchison Whampoa and Cheung Kong would each sell ...




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