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16 марта, 19:40

Самый богатый человек Гонконга Ли Кашин уходит на пенсию

Самый богатый человек Гонконга Ли Кашин, создавший международную группу Cheung Kong (CK) с нуля, в пятницу официально передал полномочия по управлению $100-миллиардной империей старшему сыну Виктору Ли.

16 марта, 15:28

Миллиардер Ли Кашин уходит в отставку

Ли Кашин, самый богатый человек в Гонконге, объявил об уходе в отставку. Он официально передал бразды правления своей $100-миллиардной бизнес-империей старшему сыну Виктору Ли.

16 марта, 15:28

Миллиардер Ли Кашин уходит в отставку

Ли Кашин, самый богатый человек в Гонконге, объявил об уходе в отставку. Он официально передал бразды правления своей $100-миллиардной бизнес-империей старшему сыну Виктору Ли.

16 марта, 14:53

Hong Kong's Richest Man Retires, Hands Control Of Empire To Son

Li Ka-shing, whose life journey from humble beginnings as a wartime refugee who used to sweep factory floors in Hong Kong for a living to Asia’s biggest business fortunes became the epitome of entrepreneurship that inspired generations of Hongkongers, has announced his retirement after seven decades at the pinnacle of one of the world’s largest corporate conglomerates and amassing one of Asia’s biggest fortunes from building skyscrapers to selling soap bars. Li Ka-shingStarting with some local property investments that cemented his wealth, Li built a business empire that included retail, energy, ports, telecommunications, media and biotechnology companies worldwide. Overseas, Li-controlled companies are among the biggest foreign investors in the U.K. “I have decided to step down as chairman of the company and retire from the position of executive director at the forthcoming annual general meeting of the company,” Li said in filings for CK Hutchison Holdings and CK Asset Holdings to the Hong Kong stock exchange on Friday. “I am grateful to have been able to create value for shareholders all these years, and serve society,” Li said. “This has been my greatest honour. I thank everybody for their love and support.” "Looking back all these years, it’s my honor to have founded Cheung Kong and to have served society," Li told a packed room of journalists in Hong Kong on Friday. It’s been "my greatest honor," he said. As Bloomberg notes, the 89-year-old chairman of CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd. and CK Asset Holdings Ltd. will stay an adviser to the group after stepping down in May. Li personifies some of the conflicts that came from the region’s rise: Dubbed "Superman" by local media for his business acumen, he symbolizes inequality in a city with one of the most lopsided wealth demographics on the planet. He is a property developer who has won admiration for his entrepreneurial skills and a manager with companies so dominant that they often stifle smaller competition. He also is an uber-capitalist who courted communist leaders. A major figure in China’s emergence as an economic superpower, Li is the most prominent among a generation of Hong Kong tycoons who charged across the border after Deng Xiaoping and his successors promoted economic reforms. His investments in the mainland span across industries ranging from energy to retail and infrastructure. His elder son Victor, 53, will take over a conglomerate that touches the lives - literally - of practically everyone in Hong Kong - the family’s Power Assets Holdings Ltd. generates their electricity and ParknShop supermarkets sell their groceries. The group also operates mobile-phone stores and Superdrug and Savers in the U.K., owns ports around the world and a controlling stake in Husky Energy Inc. in Canada. With a fortune of $34 billion according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Li has been a fixture as the city’s richest man for an entire generation of Hong Kongers and spearheaded an era defined by a handful of swashbuckling Chinese immigrants who built large empires across Asia. For many, he is the face of the changing fortunes of Hong Kong as the former colony’s British elite gave way to Chinese dynasties. “Li’s retirement symbolizes the end of an era,” said Joseph P.H. Fan, a professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, who has researched family-run businesses for two decades. “No one can replace Li Ka-shing as the legendary founder of the largest conglomerate in Hong Kong.” His retirement announcement illustrates his confidence over business continuity, given that he has prepared his son for several decades, Fan said. Li said he will dedicate his time and effort toward philanthropy, led by the KS-LK Foundation, especially on issues related to medical health, and social issues. One of the earliest Hong Kong tycoons to invest in mainland China, Li dismissed criticisms that his company had been selling Chinese assets to transfer money offshore as “ridiculous and illogical”. “Asset trading is par the norm for business. Our group has 40 billion yuan (US$6.33 billion) in projects along the coastal regions of China on natural gas, including a major gas production project by Husky Energy. Even if we have sold assets on the mainland, the money returns to the company and belongs to all shareholders, unless we sell the shares.” Li, who represented Hong Kong’s rags-to-riches story, also has a piece of advice for Hong Kong’s youth. “There are many opportunities available to the youth of today. The most important thing for young people is that they must bolster their competitiveness through the accumulation of knowledge.” * * * Li was born July 29, 1928 in Chaozhou, a city in southern China’s Guangdong Province. His father was a school principal but the young Li’s formal education stopped at high school as invading Japanese troops reached Guangdong. Fleeing war-torn China for Hong Kong in 1940, Li found factory work while also caring for his ailing father, who soon died from tuberculosis. By the time he was a teenager, Li was working 16 hours a day at a plastics trading company. After the war, Li made his first fortune as a manufacturer of plastic flowers. His career as property mogul began in the late 1950s when, unable to renew his lease, he bought the site of his factory. In the years to come, Li invested in local real estate as others sold, most notably in 1967, when riots inspired by Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution in China rocked Hong Kong and sent property prices plunging. His most symbolic coup as a businessman may have come in 1979, when he bought control of trading house Hutchison Whampoa from Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp. Li quietly negotiated with the bank, now called HSBC Holdings Plc, to buy Hutchison shares for less than half their book value. HSBC agreed and Li became the first person of Chinese origin to own one of the British-founded companies that had dominated the local economy since the colony’s founding in 1841. That reputation helped Li make inroads in China, where he mixed extensive political connections with financial interests. Li was a senior adviser to the Chinese government on Britain’s 1997 handover of Hong Kong and served on the committee that drafted the Basic Law, the city’s mini-constitution under Chinese rule. His retirement announcement came "on a high note" as Li’s four biggest companies - CK Hutchison, CK Asset, CK Infrastructure Holdings Ltd. and Power Assets Holdings Ltd. - reported higher 2017 profits. All four stocks rose, though announcement came after the end of trading in Hong Kong. Pragmatic until the end, at the press conference to announce the companies’ earnings, Li said he did not see mortgage rates in Hong Kong – one of the world’s priciest urban centres – to rise by more than two percentage points. “Should people keep chasing after higher and higher flat prices? If you have sufficient funds, buying a flat for your own use is OK regardless of market prices, as long as you can afford the mortgage payment,” said Li, whose CK Asset was one of the city’s biggest property developers. On China’s legislature proposed move to remove a term remit on the presidency that would allow President Xi Jinping to extend his term, Li said: “If I have had the right to vote on this issue, I would support Xi, because China’s anti-corruption campaign has been effective in the past few years. That is a fact.”        

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16 марта, 14:01

Самый богатый человек Гонконга Ли Кашин решил отойти от дел

Самый богатый человек в Гонконге Ли Кашин, создавший международную группу Cheung Kong (CK) с нуля, в пятницу официально передал полномочия по управлению $100-миллиардной империей старшему сыну Виктору Ли.

15 марта, 15:06

Где живут миллиардеры: 15 стран мира

В мире в настоящий момент проживает около 36 млн миллионеров. Согласно журналу Forbes в мире около 2 тыс. миллиардеров, или всего 0,00003% населения планеты.

15 марта, 15:06

Где живут миллиардеры: 15 стран мира

В мире в настоящий момент проживает около 36 миллионов миллионеров. Согласно журналу Forbes, в мире около 2 000 миллиардеров, или всего 0.00003% населения планеты.

12 марта, 13:46

Американская мечта сбывается: 18 миллиардеров

Миллиардерами не рождаются, ими становятся. По крайней мере некоторые из них. Некоторым приходится много работать, чтобы заработать свои миллиарды.

12 марта, 13:46

Американская мечта сбывается: 18 миллиардеров

Миллиардерами не рождаются, ими становятся. По крайней мере, некоторые из них. Некоторым приходится много работать, чтобы заработать свои миллиарды.

20 декабря 2017, 16:26

Руководители ведущих бизнес-школ мира примут участие в Гайдаровском форуме – 2018 в РАНХиГС

  Жан-Франсуа Манзони, Оливье Оже и Сян Бин - руководители ведущих бизнес-школ мира - примут участие в ежегодном Гайдаровском форуме, который пройдет с 16 по 18 января 2018 г. в Президентской академии. Гайдаровский форум проводится с 2010 г. и объединяет экспертов, ведущих мировых ученых и политиков, представителей финансовых кругов и глобальной бизнес-элиты. В 2018 г. главной темой для обсуждения станет: «Россия и мир: цели и ценности». Организаторы форума – Российская академия народного хозяйства и государственной службы при Президенте РФ, Институт экономической политики им. Е. Т. Гайдара и Ассоциация инновационных регионов России (АИРР). Президент бизнес-школы IMD Жан-Франсуа Манзони руководит программами развития лидерства для лучших мировых компаний более 25 лет в 30 странах. Его исследовательская, преподавательская и консалтинговая деятельность ориентирована на лидерство и развитие высокопроизводительных организаций и корпоративное управление. С 2004 по 2010 г. г-н Манзони был в IMD профессором лидерства и организационного развития, а также руководил Прорывной программой IMD для руководителей высшего звена (IMD’s Breakthrough Program for Senior Executives). Ранее он провел двенадцать лет на факультете INSEAD (Фонтенбло), где основал и руководил Исследовательской инициативой PwC по высокоэффективным организациям. С января 2011 г. и по сентябрь 2013 г. он также руководил Глобальным центром лидерства, поддерживающим руководство INSEAD по обучению, преподаванию и исследованиям во всем мире. Жан-Франсуа Манзони получил докторскую степень в Гарвардской школе бизнеса. Ранее он окончил l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Montréal и работал с Ernst & Young в Монреале, прежде чем получить MBA от Университета Макгилла. Декан бизнес-школы EDHEC Оливье Оже получил свою должность в 1988 году, и с тех пор он является движущей силой исключительного развития бизнес-школы. Ее развитие началось с 350 студентов, сейчас же в бизнес-школе EDHEC учится больше 6000 человек. 10000 менеджеров ежегодно пользуются преимуществами курсов Executive Education EDHEC, предлагаемых во всем мире. Под руководством г-на Оже EDHEC открыла кампусы в Ницце, Париже, Лондоне и Сингапуре. В 2003 г. бизнес-школа EDHEC стала одной из первых, кто удостоился 3 международных аккредитаций - AACSB, EQUIS и AMBA. Оливье Оже представил инновационную стратегию, направленную на то, чтобы стимулировать дальновидные амбиции школы, а именно - воздействовать на бизнес и получать признание за актуальность своих академических программ и исследований как для бизнеса, так и для общества в целом. Эксперт также занимается развитием бизнес-школ на международном уровне. Оливье Оже был членом Комитета по аккредитации EQUIS в течение 7 лет и провел более 30 проверок EQUIS и AACSB в лучших университетах мира. Сян Бин - основатель, декан, профессор факультета бизнеса и глобализации Высшей школы бизнеса Cheung Kong (CKGSB), первой в Китае школы бизнеса с частным финансированием и управлением по факультетам, главный офис которой находится в Пекине, филиалы в Шанхае и Шэньчжэне, а представительства в Гонконге, Лондоне и Нью-Йорке. Г-н Бин является одним из семи основателей Международной европейской школы бизнеса в Китае (CEIBS), Шанхай. Он играл важную роль в развитии и инновациях в секторе образования в области управления в Китае. Был профессором бухгалтерского учета в школе управления при Университете в Пекине, где открыл программу MBA. Профессор работал на факультете наук и технологий при Университете Гонконга. Сян Бин явялется членом Правлений попечителей United Way Worldwide (США) и Asia House (Соединенное Королевство), членом Международного консультативного совета Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC), консультантом Мирового саммита в Дублине. Он был независимым членом Правления ряда компаний Гонконга, материкового Китая и США.

24 октября 2017, 16:51

Вокруг света: почему миллиардеры инвестируют в онлайн-сервисы для путешественников

Развитие онлайн-сервисов для путешествий привлекает инвесторов, среди которых немало миллиардеров

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04 октября 2017, 01:26

За что китайцы ценят свои бизнес-школы

Окончив школу в Нанцзине, Куини Рен пошла проторенным путем: как и многие молодые китайцы, она уехала получать высшее образование в США, поступив на экономический факультет Brown University. Спустя пять лет она вернулась в Китай и работала в инвестбанках и консалтинге. Сейчас Рен планирует поступать в бизнес-школу, но только в китайскую, например в Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business в Пекине. Рен не хочет уезжать из страны, потому что возможность построить деловые связи в Китае для ее карьеры важнее, чем престиж степени MBA, полученной на Западе.

28 июля 2017, 13:37

Гонконгский миллиардер Ли Кашин покупает германскую Ista International

Самый богатый человек в Гонконге Ли Кашин приобретает германского производителя "умных" измерительных приборов Ista International GmbH у фонда CVC Capital за 4,5 млрд евро.

21 июня 2017, 14:15

Дипломсыз-ақ миллиардер атанған 10 азаматтың басты кемшілігі

Жоғары білім жетістікке жетудің басты кілті деп ойласаңыз, қателесесіз. NUR.KZ порталы белді жоғары оқу орнының дипломынсыз-ақ миллиардер атанған он азаматты AdMe.ru сайтына сілтеме жасап назарларыңызға ұсынады. Марк Цукерберг. Фото: Win McNamee / gettyimages.ru Ричард Брэнсон Білімі: Орта мектепті бітірмеген Virgin компаниясының негізін қалаушы 16 жасында мектепті тастап, Лондонға кеткен. Бастапқыда бизнесін журнал ашудан бастаған азамат бүгінде бүтін бір әуе компаниясын иелік етеді. Ингвар Кампрад Тағы оқыңыздар: Белгілі депутат әйел әуежайға Назарбаевтың атын бергені үшін қатты қуанды Білімі: орта мектеп Танымал IKEA компаниясының қожайыны Ингвар Кампрад компанияны 17 жасында құрған. Оқу оған қиынға соққандықтан, Ингвар жоғары білім алмаған. Генри Форд Білімі: орта мектеп Генри Форд 16 жасында үйінен қашып, Детройтқа кетеді. Сол жерде механиктің көмекшісі болып орналасқан жігіт бүгінде ең қалталы азаматтардың бірі атанып отыр. Майкл Делл Білімі: университеттің бірінші курсы DELL компаниясының негізін қалаушы алғашқы ақшасын 12 жасында жергілікті газет жазылушыларын жинау арқылы тапқан. Оқу кезінде Делл өзінің алғашқы PC’s Limited компьютерлік компаниясын құрып, 19 жасында оқуын тастап кетеді. Ли Кашин Білімі: орта мектепті бітірмеген Әлемдегі ең бай адамдардың бірі Ли Кашин 12 жасында мектепті тастап, зауытта жұмысқа тұруға мәжбүр болады. 22 жасында ол Cheung Kong компаниясын құрып, үлкен табысқа кенелген. Билл Гейтс Білімі: университеттің екінші курсы Билл Гейтс Гарвард университетінің дипломын тек 2007 жылы сыйға алған. Ал шын мәнінде Гейтс Гарвардта екі жыл ғана білім алыпты. Кейін оқудан шығып қалған. Ларри Эллисон Тағы оқыңыздар: Қазақстанда 45 градусқа дейін аптап ыстық болады Білімі: университеттің екінші курсы Oracle компаниясының негізін қалаушылардың бірі екі рет жоғары білім алмақ болып, сәтсіздіктерге ұшырайды. Джон Рокфеллер Білімі: үш айлық бухгалтерлік курс Джон Рокфеллер алғаш рет жеті жасында табыс тауып көрген. Мектептен кейін колледжге оқуға түскен Джон оны бітірместен, тастап кетеді. Амансио Ортега Білімі: орта мектепті бітірмеген Zara брендінің негізін қалаған Амансио Ортега 13 жасында мектепті тастап, киім дүкеніне жұмысқа тұрады. Ортега өзінің алғашқы дүкенін 1975 жылы ашты. Марк Цукерберг Білімі: университеттің екінші курсы Әлемдегі ең жас миллиардер Марк Цукерберг Гарвардта психолог мамандығын оқып бастап, кейін тастап кеткен.

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30 мая 2017, 03:33

Hong Kong's Housing Market Has Become "A Sea Of Madness" Central Bank Warns

What a difference 16 months makes. It was in February of 2016 when, looking at the latest trends in the Hong Kong housing market, we wrote that in January [2016] Hong Kong home prices tumbled the most since July 2013, and after a 12 year upcycle, prices were now down 10% from the recent peak just four months prior... ... while the local Centaline Property Agency estimated that total Hong Kong property transactions at the start of 2016 were on track to register the worst month on record. Fast forward to today when that particular blip is long forgotten, swept away by the record credit injection unleashed by China in the interim, which has spilled over into the Hong Kong's housing market where instead of concerns about a bubble bursting, the locals are preoccupied with chasing the latest, and biggest yet, housing bubble to form in Hong Kong, as crowds of people line up in hope of being the winning bidder for one of several properties for sales, some of which are oversubscribed as much as 15x. Another HK new home sales oversubsribed 14.8x today, not as hot as ystdy 'cos >HKD18k/sq ft. Only hundreds buyers. pic.twitter.com/WrraPLudEk — Simon Ting (@simonting) May 27, 2017 According to the latest data from Hong Kong's Centaline Property Centa-City Leading Index of existing homes, prices have risen an unprecedented 23% in the past year, setting new price records week after week. Over the past decade, home prices in the financial capital of Asia have tripled. As Bloomberg observes, snaking queues of thousands of prospective apartment buyers in Hong Kong signaled authorities have made no progress in cooling a red-hot property market, where prices are at records. A HK new home sale site queues with over thousand of buyers. Last time this happened in 1997. pic.twitter.com/DHtH897ga9 — Simon Ting (@simonting) May 26, 2017 At the Victoria Skye, a luxury project at the former airport site of Kai Tak and at the Ocean Pride development by Cheung Kong Property Holdings people were lining up on Friday and over the weekend for their chance to buy a home at all time high prices. K&K Property has offered an additional 200 units at Victoria Skye after it sold 306 flats on Saturday, Ming Pao newspaper reported. Cheung Kong will put another 346 up for grabs after selling 496 in a single day, May 26, it said. In both cases, the developers will raise the prices of the additional units by about 2 percent, the newspaper reported. Yes, HK real estate prices are rising by 2% not over a year, or a month, but in one day! That, however, does not stop the relentless demand from local buyers. Hong Kong developers sold 8,616 homes in the first five months of the year, more than were sold in any first half since new purchasing rules were introduced in 2013, the Hong Kong Economic Times reported. What makes this particular bubble different is that this time, it is obvious to everyone, certainly the local press. An editorial in The Standard newspaper on Monday was surprisingly accurate: “successive moves by the government in recent memory to cool the property market only resulted in it becoming crazier. The result is a sea of madness.” It is also obvious to the local central bank, which, however, like Vancouver and Toronto, appears powerless to halt the tsunami of hot mainland money. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has been tightening rules for lenders, Bloomberg writes, including restricting levels of lending to developers, as it tries to limit financial risks and take some of the heat out of the market.  And yet, so far the result is absolutely nothing as nobody bothers to listen to the growing warnings.  Speaking at a Legislative Council meeting last Monday, Hong Kong's central bank chief, HKMA Chief Executive Norman Chan, said levels of demand were reminiscent of 20 years ago, just before Hong Kong suffered a property bust, and he expressed concern that people with limited financial resources were buying just because they thought prices would only keep going up, just like in a bubble. Chan said that while the global economy has improved, uncertainties remain and warned that when the property cycle reverses, "the impact will be serious." With real estate prices rising fast - in some cases as much as 2% per day - his warning has fallen on deaf ears. Of course, it will be different when the bubble against bursts, and everyone is "shocked" that the authorities let it come to this again, and then first the HKMA, then the PBOC, will have to again step in and bail out all the bubble chasing speculators once more, or risk yet another economic collapse, rinse and repeat.

23 мая 2017, 11:15

Hong Kong car park sells for record $3 bln

A prized commercial property site in Hong Kong, currently being used as a public car park, has been sold to Henderson Land Development for a record HK$23.3 billion ($3 billion). As Sonia Legg reports, it outbid eight other developers including local giants Cheung Kong Property Holdings and Sun Hung Kai Properties to take ownership of the site in the Central area, where office vacancy rates are less than 2 percent. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reputation for speed, accuracy, and impact while providing exclusives, incisive commentary and forward-looking analysis. http://reuters.com/ https://www.facebook.com/Reuters https://plus.google.com/u/0/s/reuters https://twitter.com/Reuters

10 мая 2017, 14:33

Где живут миллиардеры: топ-15 стран

Журнал Forbes опубликовал рейтинг стран по количеству миллиардеров, которые в них проживают. По количеству миллиардеров Россия занимает пятое место среди стран мира, а по их совокупному состоянию – четвертое.

10 мая 2017, 14:33

Где живут миллиардеры: топ-15 стран

Журнал Forbes опубликовал рейтинг стран по количеству миллиардеров, которые в них проживают. По количеству миллиардеров Россия занимает пятое место среди стран мира, а по их совокупному состоянию – четвертое.

11 апреля 2017, 19:01

M&As slow in Q1, not likely to tap records

MERGER and acquisition activity in the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong slowed in the first quarter of 2017, failing to match records in 2015 and 2016, according to a Mergermarket report yesterday. Domestic

06 апреля 2017, 11:40

NYT: Дочь Трампа стала «богиней» в китайских соцсетях

Если в США дочь президента Иванка Трамп стала спорной фигурой, которую постоянно обвиняют в конфликте интересов, а также критикуют за то, что она не стремится смягчить политику отца в отношении женщин, то в Китае мисс Трамп обожают повсеместно, отмечает The New York Times.

28 февраля 2014, 14:27

16 миллиардеров, которые начали с нуля

Миллиардеров, которые самостоятельно добились экстраординарного успеха и отлично знают, что такое быть очень бедным, достаточно много. Об этих людях часто говорят - "из грязи в князи".