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  1. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    How tycoons' IPO 'losses' may hide profits at herd's expense

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... That backing from a big name which encourages ordinary investors to buy a public offering may be part of a rule-breaking 'side letter' deal Tycoons are supposed to be smart. Yet, over 80 per cent of their investment in public offerings in the past four years is way below the offering price. How could they be that dumb? Last week a good explanation arrived from the least ...

  2. Tycoons in IPO boost for developer

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... by mainland developer Evergrande Real Estate Group could limp across the finish line, thanks to some generous Hong Kong tycoons. New World Development chairman Cheng Yu-tung would buy US$150 million ... according to a Forbes survey published last year, has stepped in as Evergrande's white knight. In March last year, Evergrande tried to raise US$2 billion in a flotation but cancelled the deal ...

  3. IPO allocations for tycoons unfair

    Posted Apr 04th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland It should surprise nobody that the rich are getting richer. But many will be startled to learn just how much money Hong Kong's tycoons are making as cornerstone investors in initial public offerings- a practice one member of the stock exchange's listing committee argues is unfair. Last year, eight companies listing on the Hong Kong stock market signed up ...

  4. Business - China Business - EQUITIES

    Investors demand probe into tycoon's blogs

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Soho China chairman criticised for weibo posts which pushed up companies' share prices Investors demand probe into tycoon's blogs Property tycoon and star blogger Pan Shiyi is under fire from investors, who complain he has been posting price-sensitive information about other companies on his weibo account and are calling on the authorities ...

  5. Time for Occupy to pack up and go home

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of our leading property tycoons. But our tycoons did not get to where they are by being nice. The campaigners wouldn't last a day outside their offices. Truth be told, that's the only ... Kong today - democracy, environmentalism, anti-poverty, the 'hegemony' of the property tycoons, public corruption. HSBC was one of the few Western banks that sailed through the global ...

  6. Business - Companies - HOTELS

    Planning beyond the last resort

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Resort operator Mission Hills expects to recoup its investment in three mainland projects within eight years on revenue hopes Planning beyond the last resort Mission Hills, which has three projects under construction on the mainland, expects to recoup its total investment of 11 billion yuan (HK$13.46 billion) within seven to eight years ...

  7. MPF loss averaged 8.4pc last year

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Last year's turmoil on global financial markets battered the retirement funds of the 2.5 million Hong Kong employees in the Mandatory Provident Fund. Their investments lost an average of 8.41 per cent last year. It was the second-worst performance since the launch of the scheme in 2000; in 2008 the global financial crisis saw MPF funds plunge an average ...

  8. Business - Money - IPOS

    Handbag IPO fails to carry its price

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by PHILIP ESPINASSE

    ... Philippe Espinasse moneypost@scmp.com Handbag IPO fails to carry its price Second-hand luxury handbag retailer Milan Station made headlines last week as it warned of an expected loss this year, which it said was to be blamed on continued slow demand for luxury goods. The news underscores the downfall seen since its initial public offering in May last year. The public offer ...

  9. Graff looks beyond the precious few

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... represented 19 per cent of sales last year, but the addition of five stores in Macau, Japan and on the mainland this year, as well as another five next year, should see the region's contribution increase significantly- as was the case with Prada, another luxury group that listed in Hong Kong last year. The group has scale, too. Expectations are for its turnover to reach almost US$900 ...

  10. Business - Money - IPO FOCUS

    Harmony Auto defies dim market outlook

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... will fetch it HK$2.44 billion in the capital market. But investors may already be tiring of the yarn, according to some analysts. BMW said last month sales growth was expected to slow in its largest market, from 40 per cent last year to a high single digit this year. Rivals Baoxin Auto Group and China ZhengTong Auto Services Holdings - BMW's largest dealers on the mainland - saw ...




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