Hong Kong is known to all as the home of world capitalism. In contrast to the politicized financial centers in mainland China, where according to local residents the markets are transparent and the rights of minority shareholders are protected. As a proof of this is an example of the fact that Hong Kong did not allow the Chinese company Alibaba to use the structure of the double shares that would restrict the rights of minority investors.
Last week, November 24, 2015 the billioner Li Ka-Shing, nicknamed “Superman” announced intention to reorganize its “business empire”. According to this he wanted to incorporate the richest energy company «Power Assets Holdings» and his own «Cheung Kong Infrastructure» – a global conglomerate holding company which invests in energy, transport infrastructure and water supply. Such a deal could be very profitable, as the businessman says, because it contributed to the connection of more funds for investment.
“Superman” is usually achieves its goals. But on November 24, 2015 shareholders did not support his idea to combine these two entities. About half of the company’s shareholders voted against such a decision. The vote was a big disappointment for the Li Ka-Shing, because he wanted to implement the plan on a shift of investments from mainland China to Europe and Australia. The next time businessman can apply with the same proposal only after one year.
However, there may be other ways to get in the near future to merge the two biggest companies into one. In any case, the attempt of Li Ka-Shing displays his desire to change the direction of investment. So this story will be continued.
Company Continues Strategic Expansion Adding New Service Capabilities, Talent, and Broadening Nearshore Footprint SAN JOSE, Calif.—January 5, 2023— GlobalLogic Inc., a Hitachi Group Company and Digital Engineering Leader, today announced the acquisition of Hexacta, a Pan-Latin-America digital and data engineering company. The acquisition is part of GlobalLogic’s continued strategy to expand its offerings, and its […]
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Credit Agricole has been ranked first in the social responsibility rating of the banking sector, created by Standard-Rating based on the 2022 half-year results. The rating agency commended the bank’s contribution to the economy of Ukraine. The bank has paid UAH 100 million in taxes in advance, while issuing UAH 1.2 billion in loans under […]
From October 1, drivers must turn on the dipped headlights of the car outside the city. This helps to additionally mark the vehicle in conditions of low visibility within the autumn-winter period. GlobalLogic reminds about the importance of compliance with traffic rules and tells about the developments of Ukrainian engineers that affect road safety. In […]
Intellias, a global software engineering and digital consulting company, has announced the completion of its acquisition of Digitally Inspired, a fast growing, UK based peer, focusing on the Retail and eCommerce industry. “I am delighted to welcome the Digitally Inspired team to Intellias. It is symbolic that Intellias’ twentieth anniversary coincided with signing an agreement […]
This year the company Nestle has established a venture fund package for $ 260 million, but it is just a part of a wider initiative of $ 2.1 billion for abandonment of primary plastic. Two years ago, Nestle that will make all its packaging suitable for recycling or re-use and intends to reduce the use […]Next
One of the world’s largest investment banks, Goldman Sachs, has sold shares worth $ 10.5 billion because of large package deals, Bloomberg reports, citing a customer newsletter. The bank sold securities of Baidu Inc., Tencent Music Entertainment Group and Vipshop Holdings Ltd. worth $ 6.6 billion before the opening of American markets. The bank then […]Next
The German concern Lufthansa plans to remove the state from its co-owners by increasing its capital by 2.14 billion euros and returning the state anti-crisis aid received during the COVID-19 pandemic. These measures will begin before the elections to the Bundestag on September 26, the airline said on Sunday evening, September 19. From September 22 […]Next
KSG Agro agroindustrial company (Dnipropetrovsk region) initiates the restructuring of debt in the amount of $ 20 million. The company offers compensation to creditors in the amount of 1% of each of the outstanding principal. This was said in a statement of the company. In particular, the Board of Directors announced that the company has […]Next
According to the BBC, China has launched the world’s first 6G test satellite into space. It should demonstrate how well the experimental technology of the sixth generation network works. The satellite successfully entered orbit along with 12 other spacecraft after launching a rocket from the Taiyuan Cosmodrome in Shanxi Province. It is known that the […]Next
2017 was marked by many interesting and significant events for Switzerland. They relate to science, culture, and the social life of the country, and have become important and notable for both Switzerland and for Ukraine. 1. We celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Ukraine-Switzerland diplomatic relations in 2017. Both sides undoubtedly appreciate well-established […]Next
Tesla has agreed with a number of banks to cooperate in the sale of shares in the company totaling up to $ 5 billion, according to the US corporation. “We have entered into a share distribution agreement … under which we may from time to time offer and sell our ordinary shares with a total […]Next
The Antimonopoly Committee drew the line under the proceedings between the Ukrainian “daughter” of the German firm Rehau and its namesake – the Kyiv production company Rehau. Both work in the window market under the Rehau brand. By the decision of the AMCU the Rehau production company is obliged within a month to abandon from […]Next
Until quite recently, the Petcube took the lead position in the Ukrainian niche of gadgets for pets. But a startup team of the Moggie project proved their importance. The company is developing a smart collar for cats and mobile application, which in pairs or individually will allow owners to monitor the health of their pets, […]Next
McLaren has introduced the McLaren Artura hybrid sports car. The car is equipped with a 3-liter V6 engine with dual supercharging and an electric battery. The total power of the sports car is 671 horsepower and torque is 531 Nm. The McLaren Artura sports car accelerates to 96 km / h in 3 seconds. The […]Next
Uber has already tried to give drivers more autonomy so that they are considered contractors rather than employees. A California court has issued a preliminary order ordering Uber and Lyft to immediately retrain drivers from contractors to company employees. The order will take effect in 10 days. As independent contractors, Uber and Lyft drivers do […]Next
Intel has received licenses from US regulators to continue supplying certain products to Huawei Technologies. The list of products is not specified. Due to the significant deterioration of relations between the United States and China, Washington is putting pressure on the governments around the world to oust Huawei from the market. The US government claims […]Next
The car company plans to increase the production of electric and hybrid cars, and in the coming years will be actively engaged in developing new models. Leaders of Ford Motor Company announced that they plan to invest in the production of electric and hybrid vehicles $ 4.5 billion. The CEO of the company Mark Fields […]Next
Ukreximbank’s Chairman of the Board Yevhen Metzger has written a statement resigning during the investigation into the attack on journalists. “The situation around the bank is unacceptable. My overly emotional reaction and unrestrained behavior towards journalists are not justified. I am fully aware of my responsibility,” the statement said. To remove partially the damage to […]Next
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