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  1. Lawyer suspicious about similarities in flat cases

    Posted Jul 07th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong, Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung and Olga Wong A leading lawyer says it is a 'suspicious point' that buyers in Henderson Land's controversial Conduit Road development hired the same law firm and presented documents with the same wording. Ambrose Lam San-keung, ...

  2. Mainland risks conflict with Sid

    Posted Aug 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland If you see Sid, tell him the Chinese are coming. It seems a long time ago now, but the privatisation of British Gas in 1986 was a social, political and economic landmark. For one thing, the GBP5.4 billion (HK$86 billion at today's exchang ...

  3. Richard Li said to be eyeing ING Asia units

    Posted May 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... firm last month announced plans to sell the two units together or separately and has invited firms to submit bids. People familiar with the situation told the South China Morning Post that Li ... in the world and richest in Asia, with an estimated US$25.5 billion. In bidding for the ING units, Richard Li faces strong rivals such as US insurers Metlife and AIA Group, Canadian insurer Manulife ...

  4. Li's Hutchison snaps up mobile unit in Austria

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and have a 22 per cent market share, the Hutchison unit said. It also expected to generate 'synergies in terms of operating costs and capital expenditures'. The deal is expected to close ...

  5. Swire to list property unit despite market slump

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Swire Pacific yesterday stunned the market by reviving its plan to spin off its property arm at a time when several high-profile initial public offerings were shelved because of poor market conditions. To avoid selling shares at ...

  6. Hongkong Electric to change name

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... substantial acquisition of a 40 per cent interest in electricity distribution assets in the United Kingdom... the company will continue its strategy of expanding its operations outside Hong ...

  7. MTR Corp profits up 22pc to HK$14.7b

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... methods might change. The MTR Corp's railway operation on the mainland and in the United Kingdom (where the company is a partner in the London Overground service), Sweden and Australia ...

  8. Power Assets sees 80pc leap in foreign profits

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the 2010 acquisition of stakes in the United Kingdom's two major power networks- UK Power Networks and Seabank Power Station. Its operation in Australia also brought better-than-expected ...

  9. SFC launches probe into ICBC unit over Powerlong share offering

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Naomi Rovnick and Shirley Yam The Securities and Futures Commission is investigating into ICBC International Holdings, the Hong Kong securities unit of the mainland's largest lender, over its handling of Powerlong Real Estate Holdings' 2009 initial public offering. The regulator is probing whether ICBCI, whose job was to build demand for shares in the mainland ...

  10. Financial analysts throw support behind quarterly reporting

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... markets everywhere' and urged Hong Kong to catch up with the United States, Europe, Australia and the mainland where quarterly reporting is mandatory for all listed companies. Hong Kong and the United Kingdom are the two remaining advanced markets still allowing six-month reporting. Karl Lung, president of the Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts, said: 'End-users of financial ...




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