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Carson Yeung Ka-sing

Born in February 1960, Carson Yeung Ka-sing is a Hong Kong businessman and former hairdresser best known as the owner of Birmingham FC. He is also chairman and executive director of Birmingham International Holdings, an investment, entertainment and sportswear firm registered in the Cayman Islands. In June 2011, Yeung was arrested at his Hong Kong home in connection with alleged money laundering. He was subsequently charged with dealing with property known or believed to represent proceeds of an indictable offence.

BIH hits investors with profit warning

Birmingham International Holdings (BIH) has warned investors to expect a significant loss for the year ended June 30.

Wednesday, 13 August, 2014, 10:28am

Carson Yeung's investment firm, Birmingham International, suspends HKEx trading

Birmingham International Holdings (BIH) announced yesterday it had received a non-binding offer from a third party in relation to a possible acquisition of a 24 per cent interest in Birmingham City Football Club.

27 May 2014 - 8:02am

Birmingham City boss Carson Yeung files appeal against six-year jail term

Carson Yeung Ka-sing, the owner of English soccer club Birmingham City, has filed an appeal against his conviction and six-year jail term for laundering HK$721 million.

27 Mar 2014 - 10:22am

Jailed Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung sued over HK$2.3 million debt

Jailed Birmingham City Football Club owner Carson Yeung Ka-sing has been sued by a money-lending company for failing to repay a loan and interest amounting to HK$2.3 million since July last year.

25 Mar 2014 - 6:26pm

Timeline: The trial of Carson Yeung

Carson Yeung Ka-sing, a hairdresser-turned-businessman who was once the majority shareholder of the Birmingham City Football Club, has been jailed for money laundering following a lengthy trial spanning nearly an entire year.

7 Mar 2014 - 9:45pm 1 comment

Carson Yeung jailed for six years after tip-off triggered money-laundering probe

An anonymous letter of complaint written in English triggered the investigation that ended with one-time high-flyer Carson Yeung Ka-sing behind bars yesterday. Police disclosed this as the hairdresser-turned-businessman and owner of English soccer club Birmingham City started a six-year jail term for money-laundering.

8 Mar 2014 - 2:13am

Carson Yeung spends first night in jail after conviction for money laundering

The Birmingham City boss, who was found guilty of laundering HK$721 million using five Hong Kong bank accounts, is expected to be given a custodial sentence on Friday.

4 Mar 2014 - 10:45am 16 comments

Carson Yeung quits all posts with English soccer club Birmingham City

Beleaguered Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung Ka-sing has resigned from all his positions with English soccer club Birmingham City, its holding company announced yesterday.

The 53-year-old, who took over City in 2009, has spent a lot of time in Hong Kong courts since 2011, when he was charged with five counts of money laundering involving HK$723 million.

7 Mar 2014 - 5:46pm

Birmingham City chief Carson Yeung accused over 'inconsistent' evidence

Birmingham City Football Club boss Carson Yeung Ka-sing's evidence in his money laundering trial was at variance with that of his accounting expert, and he gave more than one version of some of the contentious issues, the prosecution said.

7 Mar 2014 - 5:45pm

Carson Yeung belittles talk of HK$248m takeover of Birmingham City FC

Birmingham City Football Club is "priceless", its boss Carson Yeung Ka-sing says in dismissing talk of an Italian millionaire's proposed acquisition bid, estimated at HK$248 million.

7 Mar 2014 - 5:46pm