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Temasek Holdings

Temasek Holdings is an investment company owned by the government of Singapore. With an international staff of 380 people, it manages a portfolio of about S$193 billion (US$157 billion) at end of March 2011, focused primarily in Asia. It is an active shareholder and investor in financial services, telecommunications & media, technology, transportation, industrials, lifesciences, consumer, real estate, energy & resources.
Temasek is one of a few global firms with the highest corporate credit ratings by both Standard & Poor's and Moody's, of AAA and Aaa respectively. It has also attained perfect scores quarterly on the "Transparency Index for Sovereign wealth funds", a measure of the openness of government-owned investment funds.

Energy giants seek loans for Temasek assets

Mainland firms may bid for stakes

Monday, 15 October, 2007, 12:00am

Temasek nets HK$650m from China Cosco

Shares of China Cosco Holdings, the largest shipping conglomerate in China, continued to drop yesterday after its cornerstone shareholder, Temasek Holdings, cashed in part of its stake in the shipping company.

18 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Temasek selling Greentown stake to cash out of mainland property

Temasek Holdings, the investment arm of the Singapore government, is raising HK$1.3 billion from the sale of its entire stake in mainland property firm Greentown China Holdings, a term sheet sent to investors shows.

31 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Temasek increases holding in StanChart

Temasek Holdings, the Singapore government's investment arm, raised its stake in Standard Chartered last week to 15.29 per cent from 14.06 per cent, the bank said in a filing with the London Stock Exchange.

23 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Investment agency poised for launch

Beijing ready to unveil US$200b fund to boost return on reserves

The central government is about to officially launch its much-awaited investment agency to manage a US$200 billion chunk of the mainland's foreign exchange reserves, mainland banking sources said yesterday. An announcement could be made as early as today, they said.

10 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Standard Chartered up on Temasek buy

Shares of Standard Chartered rose 2.37 per cent after Temasek Holdings, the investment arm of the Singapore government, increased its stake in the bank to 14.06 per cent from 13.3 per cent.

3 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Vaunted Temasek a questionable model for China on many levels

IT NOW LOOKS odds-on that the Chinese government, as early as this year, will establish a company to invest its huge and growing foreign reserves to achieve higher returns than it is getting now.

27 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Mainland plans Temasek-style investment unit

With US$1 trillion in reserves, Beijing must find new route to recycle funds

The central government is considering establishing a national investment company modelled on Singapore's Temasek Holdings to recycle China's rapidly growing foreign exchange reserves, reducing appreciation pressure on the yuan and soaking up liquidity, according to a senior government adviser.

6 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Appointments

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Motorola

29 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Lai See

herbert hui could be kept very busy quitting his other roles

Herbert Hui Ho-ming has been a hard man for the media to get hold of since news broke this month of accounting irregularities at Ocean Grand Holdings where he is vice-chairman.

25 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Temasek in Minsheng deal

Temasek Holdings, the investment arm of the Singapore government, will become the largest foreign shareholder in China Minsheng Bank by buying most of its private placement of new shares, an official newspaper reported.

Asia Financial Holdings, the financial investment subsidiary of Temasek, is currently the seventh-largest shareholder of China Minsheng, with 3.9 per cent.

24 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Xinyu goes for retail growth with share sale

Xinyu Hengdeli Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed watch distributor, will sell shares to Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group, Singapore government investment arm Temasek Holdings and fund manager United Capital Investment to partly fund its purchase of a Hong Kong retailer and expansion in China.

30 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Temasek on hunt for bank assets in China

The investment arm of Singapore's government is intent on buying more mainland banks, including second-tier city commercial lenders, despite regulatory problems it faced over its purchase of a stake in Bank of China (BOC).

7 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Temasek deal no guarantee StanChart is rid of takeover monkey

Has emerging-markets lender Standard Chartered finally rid itself of the takeover monkey it had intermittently carried on its back for the past 10 years?

Unlikely. Not if the broking community has anything to do with it. There are, after all, few quicker and more assured ways to gee up transactions in a stock than ignite a fresh round of merger talk.

30 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Closer scrutiny of foreign investors

The government will tighten its supervision of banks' strategic stake sales to foreign investors this year, a senior industry regulator said yesterday.

10 Mar 2006 - 12:00am