China Vanke

Developer China Vanke promotes fun runs in belief healthy staff boosts sales

Yu Liang, Vanke's chief executive

China Vanke, the country's largest homebuilder by sales, is trying something no peers have done before - a "run for fun" - to sustain its leadership in the competitive industry.

Wednesday, 11 December, 2013, 3:47am

Vanke issues 1 billion yuan dim sum bond

China Vanke is one of China’s few investment-grade property developers. Photo: Sandy Li

China Vanke, one of China’s few investment-grade property developers, issued a 1 billion yuan (HK$1.26 billion) dim sum bond on Wednesday night, according to a term sheet seen by the South China Morning Post.

The deal drew 2.5 billion yuan in orders from 69 accounts.

The senior, unsecured five-year bond was priced at par with a coupon of 4.5 per cent.

28 Nov 2013 - 2:11pm

China Vanke chair Wang Shi again warns of China housing bubble

China Vanke has 98 per cent of its investments in the mainland but plans to have some 20 per cent overseas. Photo: Bloomberg

The bubble is not "light", Wang said at a conference in Shanghai yesterday. "If the bubble lasts, it will be dangerous." Home prices have been increasing even as the government in March stepped up a three-year campaign to cool the market.

7 Jun 2013 - 3:46am

China developers' profits fall as debt rises

China Vanke is ranked as the most competitive developer in the study.

Mainland developers recorded higher debt ratios and falling net profit last year amid stringent controls on the housing market, a survey has found. The research, which surveyed 184 mainland developers, all listed in Hong Kong, Shanghai or Shenzhen, was conducted by the China Real Estate Research Association, China Real Estate Association and China Real Estate Appraisal.

25 May 2013 - 5:24am

China Vanke follows rich Chinese to grow abroad

Yu Liang says Vanke wants to learn by partnering. Photo: Paul Yeung

Analysts are expecting more overseas expansion from China Vanke as the mainland's biggest developer prepares to branch out into Singapore, after tapping into the Hong Kong and San Francisco markets this year.

18 Apr 2013 - 5:33am

China Vanke says no plans for global role for Hong Kong arm

China Vanke's Yu Liang disappointed some share buyers yesterday over the outlook for the company's Hong Kong arm. Photo: Paul Yeung

Shares of the Hong Kong-listed company had risen more than 17 per cent since the beginning of the year to yesterday's close of HK$15.02, as investors bought the idea that it could be used as an offshore investment division of China Vanke, the mainland's biggest developer.

28 Feb 2013 - 5:02am

China Vanke dives into US market with major deal

China Vanke CEO Wang Shi. Photo: AP

China Vanke, the largest listed developer on the mainland, is jumping on the overseas expansion bandwagon by acquiring a majority stake in a high-end residential project in San Francisco.

19 Feb 2013 - 5:21am

Mainland developers post strong rise in January sales and prices

Property prices on the mainland rose an average 1 per cent last month, an eighth consecutive monthly increase. Photo: Bloomberg

Major mainland developers reported strong property sales and prices for last month, triggering concern that the country's legislature and top political advisory body might urge Beijing to tighten housing curbs again when they hold their annual meetings next month.

15 Feb 2013 - 5:11am

Why has China Vanke arrived in Tsuen Wan now? I smell politics

 Zhang Xiaoming. Photo: Sam Tsang

On Wednesday, China Vanke, the mainland's largest property developer, created a stir by acquiring a residential site on the Tsuen Wan waterfront in partnership with New World Development. It was Vanke's first foray into the local property market.

The big question is, why now? Most analysts have come up with economic and financial explanations. I, however, smell politics.

26 Jan 2013 - 5:00am 1 comment

Offshore hopes trigger rally in Vanke Property

Wang Shi

Investors expressed high hopes for Vanke Property (Overseas), a subsidiary of the mainland's biggest developer, China Vanke, pushing the share price of the Hong Kong-listed unit up 12.95 per cent yesterday.

Vanke Property closed at HK$17.10 after its shares resumed trading following a one-day suspension on Thursday.

26 Jan 2013 - 4:59am

Vanke suspension lifted after false news reports

Vanke Property (Oversea)

Trading of Vanke Property (Overseas) shares will resume today after the company said it had not taken part in the acquisition of a government residential site on Tsuen Wan waterfront.

25 Jan 2013 - 4:56am

Mainland developer China Vanke wins HK$3.4b Tsuen Wan West site

Tsuen Wan waterfront

China Vanke, the mainland's biggest property developer by market value, has made its first foray into Hong Kong's property market by acquiring a residential site on the Tsuen Wan waterfront in partnership with New World Development.

24 Jan 2013 - 4:58am

Investors give China Vanke's share plan thumbs up

Visitors check out a real estate exhibition in Qingdao city, in Shandong province. News that China’s biggest property developer was shifting its foreign-currency B-shares sparked a surge in China Vanke shares on Monday. Photo: EPA

Shares of China Vanke rose their 10 per cent daily limit yesterday after the country's largest developer by market value announced plans to move trading of its foreign-currency shares to Hong Kong from Shenzhen.

22 Jan 2013 - 2:37am

Briefs, January 20, 2013

The Beijing municipal government has invited residents to comment on draft pollution-control regulations in the wake of the capital's severe smog last week. 

20 Jan 2013 - 3:40am

Hong Kong listing on the cards for China Vanke

Hong Kong listing on the cards for China Vanke

China Vanke, the biggest developer by market value traded on the mainland's exchanges, may be planning to convert its foreign-currency denominated shares for a listing in Hong Kong, according to Credit Suisse.

27 Dec 2012 - 1:59am