Four Seas Mercantile Holdings


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Wednesday, 19 December, 2007, 12:00am

Fours Seas on crest of wave

Snack food distributor Four Seas Mercantile Holdings' net profit rose 20.43 per cent to HK$67.49 million in the year to March 31. Turnover was 21.75 per cent up at HK$1.12 billion.

25 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Share issue to fund deal

Four Seas Mercantile Holdings (FSM) has agreed to acquire Hong Kong Ham Holdings, Homeright Properties and Yaohan (Yanwin) Food for HK$125.9 million from its majority-owned Four Seas Frozen Food Holdings. The purchase will be satisfied by issuing 86.71 million FSM shares at HK$1.42 each.

5 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Four Seas Mercantile

Snack food distributor Four Seas Mercantile Holdings saw earnings rise 20 per cent to $82.03 million in the year to March 31. This was incorrectly reported in yesterday's Business Post .

8 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Yaohan Food's double trouble

Yaohan Food Processing and Trading said net profit fell 67 per cent to $1.32 million in the six months to September. Owned 41 per cent by Four Seas Mercantile Holdings, the firm recorded an exceptional loss of $3.46 million from Yaohan department stores.

23 Dec 1997 - 12:00am


Food manufacturer and distributor Four Seas Mercantile Holdings is to raise a net $122 million through a share placement and subscription by its controlling shareholder.

News of the placement comes two days after Four Seas agreed to buy 30.79 per cent of Yaohan Food Processing and Trading from Yaohan International for $54.9 million, boosting its stake to 40.18 per cent.

14 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Four Seas gobbles up snack competitors

FOUR Seas Mercantile Holdings imports and distributes snack foods, confectionery and beverages. It also invests in property.

Brokerage New China Hong Kong Research has recommended the stock as a long-term buy, saying it remains the leader in the local snack food market.

28 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Profit doubles for Four Seas

FOUR Seas Mercantile Holdings saw its interim profits more than double, largely because of interest income from the application money for the subscription of its shares.

Turnover for the six months to September 30 last year rose by 25 per cent to $282.23 million, while profit attributable to shareholders rose to $47.1 million from $23.33 million.

4 Jan 1994 - 12:00am