hutchison whampoa

Rich List: Hong Kong, Macau tycoon territory

If Warren Buffet is the Oracle of Omaha, Li Kai-shing is the Sage of South China. And Li's dynasy extends well beyond the region; the tycoon recently acquired a telecom in the EU.
October 26, 2015

Hutch gets £3.1b from GIC, funds for O2 bid

Hutchison Whampoa secures £3.1 billion of investments from GIC, Canada Pension Fund, and three other funds in exchange for a 33% stake in the combined British O2 and Three business.
May 08, 2015

Hutch agrees to buy O2, talks to SWFs

Hutchison Whampoa agrees to pay up to £10.25 billion for Telefonica's O2 and is in talks with sovereign wealth funds about offloading a stake of up to 30% in the UK mobile phone group.
March 25, 2015

Li Ka-shing reorganises empire

Hong Kong's richest man overhauls flagship companies Hutchison Whampoa and Cheung Kong, separating property assets from his other businesses.
January 10, 2015

Hutchison scraps plan to sell ParknShop

The conglomerate controlled by Hong Kong's richest man Li Ka-shing is instead considering a public offering of the AS Watson retail business, after a mismatch in valuations.
October 19, 2013

Westports raises $624 million and Baidu unit files for US IPO

The recent spike in IPO activity continues with Philippine casino operator Travellers and NW Hotel Investments flagging they are ready to launch after a three-month delay and Qunar planning the largest Chinese listing in the US in two years.
October 01, 2013