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  1. 'Taipan' Cheng retires from HSBC's heights

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com When Vincent Cheng Hoi-chuen got into a lift on his first day at Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp in 1978, a colleague politely asked him to get out- he was in the 'taipan' lift, for the chairman's exclusive use. Little did he know then that he had taken the right lift, only 27 years too early. Cheng became the first Chinese taipan of the bank in 2005. ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance

    UK prosecutor promises hefty evidence in first Libor fixing case

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 10:47am by Reuters

    ... Anthony Leonard told lawyers representing the SFO to serve their prosecution papers by Sept. 30 at the latest. Hayes, a Briton charged last month with conspiracy to defraud, spoke only to confirm ...

  3. Vincent Cheng makes way for new HSBC taipan

    Posted Oct 07th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li and Enoch Yiu Vincent Cheng Hoi-chuen, the chairman of HSBC Holdings' Asian arm, will move out of the 'taipan' house in the Mid-Levels in February next year to make way for group chief executive and his successor, Michael Geoghegan, says the banking giant. Geoghegan will be relocated to the city from London. However, the search for accommodation for Cheng ...

  4. HSBC appoints Cheng to board

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Vincent Cheng Hoi-chuen to the board as an executive director, effective today. Mr Cheng (right), 59, is the first Chinese to join the board of directors of a London-based banking group with roots ... Cheng has been chairman of Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp - the group's Asia-Pacific arm - since May 2005 and also the chairman of HSBC Bank (China) since its establishment in March ...

  5. Cheng's rags-to-riches life a self-made success

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu and Maria Chan First Chinese executive director of HSBC has toughed it out Vincent Cheng Hoi-chuen's journey to the plush London boardrooms of HSBC has been a long, arduous ... of HSBC Bank (China). He was made executive director of the global banking group this month. Now earning an annual salary of HK$7.5 million plus bonus and benefits, Mr Cheng is no longer poor ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 7, 2013

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Education Bureau officials must give consideration to the widespread opposition from stakeholders. Selina Cheng, Wong Chuk Hang   Lots to learn on concepts of education I share the concern of those ...

  7. Virgin Atlantic flies under Cathay radar

    Posted Oct 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... happen,' Randal Leonard, a member of the Discovery Bay Pirates executive committee, said. 'It might be a bit of a flight of fancy, but now that we have got sponsorship from Virgin Atlantic, we ... to 400 in just eight years is brilliant and says a lot for the community spirit behind the club,' Leonard said. 'But we have drawbacks like not having a proper ground to train on, ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - DEALS

    D-day for HSBC's sale of stake in Ping An

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

    ... accounting impact would be similar whether or not the second tranche of the transaction was completed, suggesting that the deal was likely to go as planned. However, Patricia Cheng, an analyst ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE HOWARD WINN

    Is Hong Kong the world's capital of money laundering?

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... collection of case studies after Harvard and is the largest producer of Asian and Indian business studies. One of Ivey's prominent alumni is New World Development chairman Henry Cheng Kar-shun. ...

  10. Sell in May and go away? You'd be lucky to break even with this index-linked legend

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... eluded professional traders with vastly more resources, they might consider a scheme with a more local flavour: the 'Adam Cheng Effect'. With its tongue firmly in cheek, CLSA put out research in 2004 that picked up on this theory, which linked declines in the Hong Kong market to appearances by actor Adam Cheng Siu-chow on local television. CLSA noted that Hongkongers blamed ...




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