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  1. March 27, 2012

    Gome’s profits fall as rent rises

    Gome Electrical Appliances, China’s second-largest consumer electronics retailer by sales, reported a 6 per cent fall in...

  2. October 3, 2011

    Gome: controlled from afar

    A round of applause, please, for minority shareholders in Gome. A more supine bunch might have put up with the disclosure...

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    September 7, 2011

    China's rich list has a new #1

    It takes more and more money all the time to qualify as wealthy in China: today’s publication of a list of China’s 50...

  2. FT Alphaville

    July 12, 2011

    Jailed Chinese tycoon bids for Ark Royal

    Huang Guangyu, a Chinese tycoon serving a 14-year fraud sentence in a Beijing prison, has put in a bid for the retired UK...

  3. July 12, 2011

    Jailed Chinese tycoon bids for Ark Royal

    Huang Guangyu, a Chinese tycoon serving a 14-year fraud sentence in a Beijing prison, has put in a bid for the retired UK...

  4. May 11, 2011

    Gome investors braced for fresh turmoil

    Investors in Gome Electrical Appliances, the mainland Chinese retailer, appeared to be bracing themselves for another...

  5. FT Alphaville

    March 10, 2011

    Gome chairman Chen quits

    Chen Xiao, chairman of Gome Electrical Appliances, China’s second largest electrical retailer, has resigned in a sign that...

  6. FT Alphaville

    March 9, 2011

    Gome chairman Chen steps down

    Chen Xiao, the chairman of Gome Electrical Appliances, has resigned in a sign that the drawn-out battle between senior...

  7. March 9, 2011

    Gome chairman Chen to step down

    Chen Xiao, the chairman of Gome Electrical Appliances, has resigned in a sign that the drawn-out battle between senior...

  8. FT Alphaville

    November 23, 2010

    Renewed focus on Gome statements

    Prominent Hong Kong corporate activist David Webb has called on the city’s Securities and Futures Commission to investigate...

  9. November 23, 2010

    Webb urges regulator to probe Gome statements

    Prominent Hong Kong corporate activist David Webb has called on the city’s Securities and Futures Commission to investigate...

  10. November 11, 2010

    Gome

    Boardroom disputes tend to be resolved in one of two ways: spectacular fallout or seething animosity. Management of Gome, to...

  11. November 11, 2010

    Gome Electrical in truce with jailed founder

    Shares in Gome Electrical Appliances, one of China’s biggest retailers, soared after the group announced a ceasefire in the...

  12. September 29, 2010

    Gome

    After any drawn game of football, one side is usually less happy than the other. So, too, with the stalemate on Tuesday at...

  13. September 28, 2010

    Gome vote to spark new power struggle

    The battle for control of Gome Electrical Appliances Holding, one of China’s largest electronics retailers, is set to rumble...

  14. September 20, 2010

    Gome

    It’s peg-on-the-nose time for investors in Gome, China’s second biggest electronics retailer. Next week, at a special...

  15. September 15, 2010

    The ghost that haunts Gome’s boardroom

    I once met Huang Guangyu, then China’s richest man, in his office perched high above Beijing. A putrid smog enveloped the...

  16. FT Alphaville

    September 9, 2010

    Battle for retailer stirs fear of ‘Americanisation’

    An ownership battle between the chief executive and imprisoned founder of Gome, one of China’s largest electronics...

  17. September 9, 2010

    Gome feud stirs ‘Americanisation’ fears

    An ownership battle between the chief executive and imprisoned founder of Gome, one of China’s largest electronics...

  18. August 30, 2010

    Gome faces salvo from jailed founder

    The jailed founder of Gome Electrical Appliances Holding has threatened to terminate commercial agreements with the company...

  19. August 23, 2010

    Gome in showdown with jailed founder

    Gome Electrical Appliances Holdings, the Chinese retailer, has triggered a showdown with Huang Guangyu, its incarcerated...

  20. August 23, 2010

    Gome: Turnround under way

    You’ve got to feel for Gome. Since suffering a near-death experience almost two years ago, with the arrest of former...

  21. May 19, 2010

    Founder of Gome given jail sentence

    Huang Guangyu, once China's richest man, was yesterday sentenced to 14 years in jail and given a record fine of Rmb600m...

  22. May 19, 2010

    Record fine and 14 years in jail for Gome founder

    Huang Guangyu, once China's richest man, was yesterday sentenced to 14 years in jail and given a record fine of Rmb600m...

  23. FT Alphaville

    May 18, 2010

    Gome founder jailed

    Huang Guangyu, once China’s richest man, was sentenced to 14 years in jail on Tuesday and given a record fine of Rmb600m...

  24. May 18, 2010

    Gome founder jailed for 14 years and fined $88m

    Huang Guangyu, once China’s richest man, was sentenced to 14 years in jail on Tuesday and given a record fine of Rmb600m...

  25. May 13, 2010

    From poor beginnings to fortune and bribery charges

    Huang Guangyu was born to a poor Catholic peasant family in southern Guangdong province, Tom Mitchell reports. Also known by...

  26. May 13, 2010

    Risks of investing in China exposed

    Foreign private equity firms salivate at the prospects offered by the Chinese growth story. But restrictive regulations and...

  27. May 13, 2010

    Gome mogul's detention is no bar to opposition of foreign directors

    An incarcerated Chinese billionaire temporarily unseated three directors representing foreign investors in his Hong...

  28. May 13, 2010

    Imprisoned Chinese billionaire briefly unseats Gome directors

    An incarcerated Chinese billionaire temporarily unseated three directors representing foreign investors in his Hong...

  29. FT Alphaville

    May 12, 2010

    Gome reappoints Bain directors

    An incarcerated Chinese billionaire temporarily unseated three directors representing foreign investors in his Hong...

  30. May 12, 2010

    Risks of investing in China exposed

    Foreign private equity firms salivate at the prospects offered by the Chinese growth story. But restrictive regulations and...

  31. May 12, 2010

    Gome

    Oh, the irony. On Tuesday, the chairman of Gome, China’s former top electronics retailer, told a thinly attended...

  32. May 12, 2010

    Gome reappoints ousted Bain directors

    Sparks fly: US private equity firm Bain Capital viewed Gome as a rare opportunity to buy a strategic stake in a leading...

  33. April 23, 2010

    China's one-time richest man on trial

    The man who was named as China's richest in 2008 went on trial in Beijing yesterday on charges of insider trading, bribery...

  34. April 23, 2010

    Gome founder on trial in China

    The man who was named as China's richest in 2008 went on trial yesterday in Beijing on charges of insider trading, bribery...

  35. April 22, 2010

    Former Gome chief trial ends in Beijing

    The trial of the man who was named China’s richest in 2008 ended in Beijing on Thursday, but a verdict is not likely to be...

  36. March 24, 2010

    Chinese steel magnate named in Shanghai trial of Rio Tinto staff

    One of China's richest men was yesterday caught up in the murky and politically sensitive trial of four Rio Tinto employees...

  37. March 24, 2010

    Chinese steel magnate named in Rio Tinto trial

    One of China's richest men was yesterday caught up in the murky and politically sensitive trial of four Rio Tinto employees...

  38. March 23, 2010

    Steel magnate named in Rio China trial

    One of China’s richest men was on Tuesday caught up in the murky and politically sensitive trial of four Rio Tinto employees...

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