MeesPierson opens in Hunan

Dutch merchant bank MeesPierson yesterday said it had opened a second branch specialising in trade and commodity financing in the mainland, in Changsha, Hunan.

Wednesday, 20 May, 1998, 12:00am

Futures board change

The Hong Kong Futures Exchange has appointed Michiel de Boer as a member of its board of directors. Mr de Boer is managing director of the derivatives clearing subsidiaries of MeesPierson in Hong Kong - MeesPierson Options Clearing Services (Asia) and MeesPierson Futures Clearing Services (Asia).

21 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

FIRST Pacific Co

FIRST Pacific Co is a regional conglomerate with interests ranging from banking to telecommunications.

This time last year, brokerage MeesPierson placed a buy on the stock, saying earnings from the group's telecommunications division would rise over the next three years.

23 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Celebration of the eternal love affair between art and money

A NEW book sponsored by MeesPierson will leave librarians scratching their heads in search of a classification.

The Art of Affluence, published by Edinburgh Financial Press, is as much a selective encyclopedic guide to art as it is an investment pointer.

25 May 1997 - 12:00am

Banker deposits his best round

Merchant banker Mark Beames relishes the chance to play in the Ericsson league and on Thursday shot the best round on his short golfing career.

Beames, who is the managing director of the fund services division of MeesPierson and plays off 25.2, shot 85 and amassed 46 stableford points in his team's second-place finish.

28 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

What the Brokers Said

HKR International develops and manages housing and leisure projects in Discovery Bay and has interests in property investment and development, construction and hotel management.

This time last year, brokerage MeesPierson said HKR was well positioned to benefit from Chek Lap Kok airport and recommended a buy.

26 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

MeesPierson reorganises

MEESPIERSON has appointed May Lam as managing director of MeesPierson Securities Asia (MPSA).

She will be responsible for focusing MPSA's activities towards the Hong Kong market, where MPSA will concentrate on upgrading services for Hong Kong-based institutional, private and corporate clients.

30 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Additional duties at MPSA

THE board of MeesPierson N V has revealed that the general manager of MeesPierson Hong Kong will additionally assume duties as acting managing director for MeesPierson Securities Asia (MPSA).

Chief executive officer for MPSA, Pim Mol, will be offered an appointment elsewhere in MeesPierson and will embark on a three-month handing-over period before taking up that position.

28 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Brokerage executives disagreed on strategy

THE recent shake-up at MeesPierson Securities which saw the departure of three executives was caused by a difference in philosophy with senior management about the firm's future strategy, a company official says.

10 Aug 1993 - 12:00am

MD and 2 others leave MeesPierson

THE managing director of MeesPierson Securities, Bastiaan van Wersch, has left the Dutch merchant bank after only 14 months.

His departure coincides with the loss of two other key figures at the bank, director of institutional sales Jan Perry and salesman James MacAlpine.

31 Jul 1993 - 12:00am