Li Ka-shing leaves his home in Deep Water Bay. The tycoon officially retired last year and relinquished managerial control of CK Hutchison, a conglomerate that had its roots in plastic flowers 50 years ago. Photo: Edward Wong
Peter Guy
Opinion

Opinion

Peter Guy

End of an era: Hong Kong steps down as the face of Chinese capitalism

  • Peter Guy says the exit of a generation of major business figures in Hong Kong – its original property tycoons – coincides with the arrival of China’s model of state capitalism on the global stage. The archetypal Hong Kong tycoon may never return

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Li Ka-shing leaves his home in Deep Water Bay. The tycoon officially retired last year and relinquished managerial control of CK Hutchison, a conglomerate that had its roots in plastic flowers 50 years ago. Photo: Edward Wong
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