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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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