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  1. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Ping An Insurance eyes high-yielding overseas properties

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 03:10am by Peggy Sito

    ... property show. Ping An, the mainland's second-largest life insurer, announced in July that it was buying the iconic Lloyd's Building in London for £260 million (HK$3.24 billion). ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com The mainland insurer aims to invest mostly in the United States, Europe, Australia and Japan Ping An eyeing overseas properties with high yields Ping ...

  2. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Through-train scheme brings mixed blessings for industry players

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:23am by Enoch Yiu

    ... "Mutual recognition, coupled with the China Insurance Regulatory Commission's recent announcement to allow mainland insurers to invest overseas, create more opportunities for BlackRock. Asia ...

  3. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Insurance product faces gloomy future

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch, Benjamin Robertson

    ... passed, and so trigger a new commission payout. Michael Ross, a director of life insurance consulting at advisory group Towers Watson, said: "It comes back to the integrity of the broker ... the city's insurance brokers. "This may be the first step towards full commission disclosure," Ross said. Roy Halliday, the Hong Kong chief executive of British insurer Standard Life, said ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - INVESTMENT

    Private equity's princeling with the Midas touch

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... since 1999. The most powerful investors in private equity funds, known as limited partners, include giant US pension funds and insurance companies; sovereign wealth funds; university endowments; ... Cheung, a former executive director of Ping An Insurance, credited with the firm's turnaround from 2000, and Sean Tong, a veteran of US private equity firms Providence Equity Partners ...

  5. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Chinese investors go on property buying spree in Europe

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 02:41am by Langi Chiang

    ... and properties," he said. Ping An Insurance, the mainland's No 2 life insurer, made its first overseas property acquisition in July last year, buying London's iconic Lloyd's Building ... destinations, and the momentum is likely to continue this year. Insurers, developers and wealthy individuals have joined China's sovereign wealth fund in seeking to diversify their assets outside ...

  6. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Chinese insurance regulator in bid to boost ChiNext market

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 01:28am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Move to allow insurers to invest in growth enterprises seen as providing new fund source CIRC bid to boost ChiNext market The mainland's move to allow insurance companies to buy ChiNext shares is meant to provide a fresh source of funds for the stock market, but analysts doubt insurers will be interested in growth enterprises. ...

  7. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Hong Kong jewellers keen on Qianhai site for precious metal warehouse

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 01:16am by Enoch Yiu

    ... and insurance costs," Cheung said. Qianhai, about an hour by car from Hong Kong, was named in July 2012 as a testing ground for the free flow of yuan and other policies to encourage overseas ...

  8. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    US houses to boost funds on offer in Hong Kong to tap opportunities in China

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:57am by Enoch Yiu

    ... mainland reform that would benefit his company was in the insurance sector, with Beijing recently allowing mainland insurance companies to invest overseas. "We have the experience and network to invest for the insurance companies," he said. "We also have very strong relationships with sovereign funds and other institutional investors in mainland China and we are looking ...

  9. Business - Companies - INVESTMENT

    No injection of insurance business, says PCPD

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 02:42am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Anita Lam and Jeanny Yu No injection of insurance business, says PCPD Pacific Century Premium Developments, a property investment company controlled by Richard Li Tzar-kai, dismissed speculation yesterday that Li would inject his recently acquired insurance business into the company. Rumours of the injection had seen PCPD's share price rise 48 per cent at one point yesterday. ...

  10. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Standard Life Investments to tap investment shift

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com The British asset manager plans big expansion in Asia as investors swing towards diversified products to look for better capital returns Standard Life to tap shift in market Standard Life Investments, the US$270 billion investment management arm of British-listed life insurer Standard Life, is planning a major expansion in Asia to exploit ...




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