Zhang Xin’s journey from rags to riches

How a factory worker became the world’s richest self-made woman, and a font of advice on China’s property market.

Few individuals personify the miraculous rise of China as well as Zhang Xin. She started out as a penniless sweatshop worker who defied odds by making her way into Cambridge University and later to Wall Street. She predicted that China’s fast growing economy would need the support of real estate and co-founded Soho China with her husband in 1995. Today, the company is one of the largest developers in China and Zhang one of the...

To continue reading, please login or register for free

Click for more on: zhang xin | soho china

Print Edition

FinanceAsia Print Edition


  • 2nd Compliance Summit Southeast Asia

    17 August 2017  |  Singapore
    The 2017 Compliance Summit Southeast Asia will take an in-depth look at the key compliance considerations today with a focus on regulation and new ...