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  1. Athletes can bank on a brighter future thanks to smart investment

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... of the bank's US$17.7 billion rights issue - the largest single fund-raising exercise in Hong Kong and Britain. My decision was simple for I only had a pittance at stake. But in the case of Hong ... or not to buy? This was the matter the SF&OC executive had to ponder last month at an extraordinary general meeting. The decision was unanimous - go for it. So the resolution was passed to invest ...

  2. UBS pulling out as title sponsor of HK Open

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Beleaguered Swiss investment banking giant UBS will end a five-year affiliation with the Hong Kong Open in November. UBS, Europe's biggest casualty of the credit crisis, took the decision yesterday not to continue as title sponsor of Hong Kong's oldest professional sporting event. The move was expected following the bank's multi-billion losses. ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - LEFT FIELD ALVIN SALLAY

    Find a new rugby sponsor – quick

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 08:50pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... China is investing a lot in its sevens programme due to it being an Olympic sport. It was hoped sevens becoming an Olympic medal sport at the 2016 Games would be a useful hook to keep the bank ... quick Make no bones about it. If not for the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, the world's local bank- well, that is what it used to call itself- would not have got involved in Asian rugby. ...

  4. IRB unseats Sevens' 'white knight'

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the union didn't have any issues with us carrying on.' But the IRB's strict rules preventing any other financial institution having a presence have killed any hopes of the investment ... to headline its Sevens World Series from the 2010-11 season. The Hong Kong tournament, this week, will be the only leg where there will be no presence for the bank due to Credit Suisse's ...

  5. Sponsorship battle looms

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... and it is widely believed that Swiss banking giant UBS, which had earlier said the 2009 tournament would be its last, wants to continue. And in another twist, it was suggested they could share the title ... as sponsors in 2005 and lifted the profile of Hong Kong's oldest professional sporting event. The prize money has risen from US$800,000 to US$2.5 million thanks to UBS's investment. ...

  6. New sponsor pushes sevens towards emerging markets

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... the prospect of Russia, Argentina and China all joining the series, 'emerging markets' where HSBC is keen to develop the game, says Giles Morgan, the bank's head of sponsorship. 'We ... in emerging markets, and are looking to work closely with all eight tournaments this year.' Having invested tens of millions of US dollars, HSBC will have a huge say in where the series goes ...



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