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  1. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Ma's grip on Alibaba all in the name of preserving its founders' culture

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 12:40am by Shirley Yam

    ... Among them were the country's sovereign wealth fund and Boyu Investment, a private equity firm set up by the grandson of former Chinese president Jiang Zemin. No specifics have ever been ...

  2. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Princelings and patronage pose barriers to cleaner IPOs

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:48am by Shirley Yam

    ... is packaged under the innocuous banner of "private equity". Sons and daughters of top families have set up various private equity funds over the years. These funds buy stakes in firms ...

  3. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Citic Pacific's acquisition of Citic Group is merely state sleight of hand

    Posted May 17th 2014, 01:56am by Shirley Yam

    ... investment the Singaporean sovereign fund has ever made in any SOE fund raising. The result of all these artificial manoeuvres is the change of Citic Pacific- the SOE with the smallest state control ... are to churn out HK$39.8 billion to take over 80.5 per cent of Citic's share placement. Among them are the National Social Security Fund, the investment arm of the State Administration of Foreign ...

  4. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Ma's fancy footwork puts him on a winner with football play

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:05am by Shirley Yam

    ... cent controlling stake in Tianhong Asset Management. This is a big deviation from the rules that state that only a financial entity with three years' track record can control a fund ... controversial decisions can take years. Via Tianhong, Alibaba now owns a fund management licence, making it a real challenger to a sector that is largely dominated by state firms. Alibaba is also ...

  5. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    ICBC a laughing stock after inept effort to cook up orders

    Posted May 24th 2014, 01:09am by Shirley Yam

    ... Nothing happened. The managing director was subsequently sacked. When the payment time came, no one ever questioned the funding source of the placees. In fact, in order to circumvent internal ... to repay an earlier borrowing from Macquarie and some hedge funds that were charging 25 per cent, the prospectus says. Like most developers in China, Powerlong borrowed at a top price to stock up ...

  6. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Yuan anti-speculation drive brings ill wind from the north

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:04am by Shirley Yam

    ... directors considered the above arrangement would be a better utilisation of funds and could create a higher return to the group," the circular said. This greed had been well-fed by the banks. ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Trust product sounds great, so long as you don't ask questions

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 01:50am by Shirley Yam

    ... him an investment proposal titled Ping An Wealth- Handan Hyundai Modern Logistic Port Project. Hyundai? The South Korean conglomerate? That's interesting. George clicked on the e-mail ...

  8. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Investors in Poly Culture IPO should take note of its firepower

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 01:08am by Shirley Yam

    ... wealth, the auction house has made international headlines by putting together mega deals, such as the 293 million yuan (HK$372.8 million) record set for a Li Keran painting that celebrated Mao ...

  9. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Axed Railways Ministry is reborn, with little changed

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... Investment Corp (CIC), the country's sovereign wealth fund. Like CRC, the investment fund is not supervised by the Sasac. Yet it has an 11-member board that includes two retired ministers ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Market is puzzled over Evergrande's HK$6.8b share buyback spree

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 01:37am by Shirley Yam

    ... funded by it. Is there no better investment opportunity on which to spend the money? The short answer is that many mainland developers' shares are trading below net asset value; yet most ... shareholder Hui has pledged any of his stake in the company for loans. One fund manager described the share buyback as "very strange". Hui, who holds 65 per cent of Evergrande, has been ...




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