Issue: November 08, 2010   (Archive)
Monday, May 25, 2015   




Strong gains propel Guolian Securities
Following several other industry heavyweights, Jiangsu-based Guolian Securities has also submitted an application to list on the Hong Kong market. It is seeking as much as HK$4.68 billion to expand business.

Brokerage aims high amid boom
Huatai Securities, or HTSC, China's fourth-largest securities firm by total assets, plans to raise up to HK$34.72 billion in a local offering, tapping equity markets to help grow its margin finance and lending businesses.

Skyrockets and bungee jumps
The "pump and dump" trading saga earlier this month involving small-cap firm Yan Tat Group Holdings (1480), now being investigated by the Securities and Futures Commission, has sparked concerns over rising speculation in newly listed companies.

Friendships chart an enlightening path
Bruce Rockowitz sees former business partner Allan Zeman as his best friend from whom he learned much, just like the Fung brothers.

Banking on Beckham
Bruce Rockowitz is confident Global Brands is on track to meet its profit target for 2016 due mainly to the launch of Seven Global, a joint-venture with football superstar David Beckham and his business partner Simon Fuller.

Branded for success
Global Brands Group (0787) chief executive and vice chairman Bruce Rockowitz was virtually born to become an entrepreneur.

One Road One Belt opens many avenues for local firms
Margaret Fong outlines a map to help local companies to tap President Xi Jinping's One Belt One Road initiative that concerns 65 countries and 4.4 billion people.

Selling HK to the world
Margaret Fong Shun-man is leveraging on her solid experience as Hong Kong's former trade representative in the United States to foster fresh links between local firms and the world at large.

Back to society
Legend Holdings chairman Liu Chuanzhi, 70, is often described as a godfather among China's private entrepreneurs.

Legend proceeds to fund diversification
Lenovo Group (0992) parent Legend Holdings is seeking to raise between US$1 billion (HK$7.8 billion) to US$2 billion from an initial public offering in Hong Kong in mid July, a person familiar with the matter said.



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