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Standard Chartered Asia

Standard Chartered is headquartered in London, but around 90 per cent of its profits come from Africa, Asia and the Middle East as of 2012. Its name is derived from the two banks from which it was formed in a merger in 1969: The Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, and Standard Bank of British South Africa.

Standard advises Century City

Century City International Holdings has appointed Standard Chartered Asia as financial adviser to the board. The bank's main focus will be to formulate a financial plan to help ease the company's liquidity problems.

Thursday, 12 November, 1998, 12:00am

Chartered's MBS ready to go

STANDARD Chartered's long-awaited $1 billion mortgage-backed securities (MBS) is in the offing, and should hit the streets early next week, a banking source said yesterday.

The deal, underwritten by Goldman Sachs and Standard Chartered Asia, was in three tranches - A1, A2 and B, he said.

1 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

The loneliness of the long-distance grumbler

THE territory isn't exactly full of people who believe Hongkong Telecom is charging for engaged or unanswered calls, but there are certainly enough of them to create a picket outside the firm's office, if they wanted.

The company's official line yesterday was that its policy is unchanged, despite a report to the contrary: if the phone isn't picked up, then there is no charge.

2 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Standard Chartered feels reverberations

FIVE months after a damning report by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) on the failings of two subsidiaries of Standard Chartered Bank, the reverberations are still being felt.

27 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Dah Bang in $56.5m new issue setback

THE new issue of Dah Bang (Holdings), with Standard Chartered Asia among its underwriters, has been under-subscribed.

The printing machinery distributor has only seen a 80 per cent subscription rate for its $56.5 million issue.

It represents one of the few under-subscriptions in the territory's history of new issues.

8 Jul 1994 - 12:00am