The ancient Hong Kong hong, Jardine Matheson's dispute with one of Asia's best paid investment bankers, which erupted over the luxury property he is renting from the group, finally reached the end of its long and dramatic road yesterday.
The property in question is No. 15 Shek O and the banker is Marcus Everard, the man who allegedly made the biggest bonus in Asia in 1999.
Everard was then CSFB's global head of emerging markets, and had based himself in Hong Kong. And even though he spent most his life on a plane, he decided that his Hong Kong residence should reflect his status and power.
Accordingly he rented No. 15 Shek O from...