Temasek document discusses StanChart intentions (repeat)

This is a rerun of a surprising and revealing Temasek document that by mistake found its way into the hands of a few journalists. The document included questions and answers that outlined the government-owned investment agency’s position with regard to its acquisition of the Khoo family’s stake in Standard Chartered and other related issues.

One afternoon in late March 2006 we became aware of a document that erroneously had been sent by Temasek itself to a few journalists in Asia. As noted in the original introduction to the story below, the document included a guide on how to answer potential questions related to the firm's acquisition of a stake in Standard Chartered. Our editor at the time, Steven Irvine, decided within minutes that we should publish the entire document on our website. It ended up being our most read story that year.


A Temasek document, entitled 2006-03 Taurus QAs -- which was designed to help its executives answer media enquiries on its 12% stake in Standard Chartered...

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