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    1. February 11, 2016

      Student.com raises $60m from Spotify backers

      The founders and early backers of Spotify are investing $60m in Student.com, an online housing marketplace co-founded...

    2. February 7, 2016

      CK Hutchison in second Brussels battle

      CK Hutchison will fight to win over Brussels antitrust regulators on two fronts after submitting plans to merge its...

    1. Fast FT

      February 5, 2016

      Virgin Media in favour of Hutchison/O2 deal

      Virgin Media has called on Brussels’ antitrust regulator to allow the controversial £10.5bn takeover of O2 by CK...

    2. December 16, 2015

      Hanergy Thin Film faces heat in office rent dispute

      Hanergy Thin Film Power, the solar equipment maker being investigated by Hong Kong’s stock market regulator, is facing...

    3. December 15, 2015

      Watson China expansion plan is a thing of beauty

      China slowdown? What slowdown? While upmarket consumer goods companies endure falling sales and store closures in the...

    4. November 25, 2015

      CKI/PAH: overpowered

      The meeting descended into near riot — and “superman” lost. On Tuesday, minority owners voted, shockingly, against a...

    5. November 24, 2015

      Shares fall after investors vote down Li Ka-shing merger

      Shares in two units of Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing’s empire slumped on opening Wednesday after investors in...

    6. November 10, 2015

      Li Ka-shing suffers setback in $13.7bn merger plan

      Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing has been given a bloody nose by two leading shareholder proxy firms even after a rare...

    7. October 23, 2015

      Asia’s new altruists

      For Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing, it is his “third son”. Alibaba’s founders thought it deserving of 2 per cent of the...

    8. October 22, 2015

      Hong Kong billionaire puts China UK investments in shade

      Few people can make multi-billion dollar investments sound small — except Li Ka-shing. Companies controlled by the Hong...

    9. October 15, 2015

      China beats US in dollar billionaire table

      China has overtaken the US as home to the most dollar billionaires, according to the latest Hurun Rich List, with Wang...

    10. October 7, 2015

      Li Ka-shing sweetens terms of $12bn CKI-Power Assets tie-up

      Li Ka-shing has sweetened an offer to merge his infrastructure and utilities groups amid fears that the $12bn deal...

    11. October 6, 2015

      Mr Li shows CEOs how to deal with China

      Last week’s he-said, they-said war of words between Hong Kong’s richest man and Chinese state media says much about the...

    12. September 29, 2015

      HK mogul Li dismisses attacks on him in China media as ‘brouhaha’

      One of Asia’s richest people has dismissed a personal attack from China’s ruling party mouthpiece as a “brouhaha” after...

    13. FT Alphaville

      September 25, 2015

      Burn it like a bitcoin processor company (Updated)

      You may remember BitPay, the bitcoin payments processor, on account of its proud assertion back in May 2014 that it was...

    14. September 21, 2015

      People’s Daily chides Li Ka-shing over Chinese divestments

      The People’s Daily, official mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist party, has slammed Asia’s richest man for divesting...

    15. September 20, 2015

      Canning Fok, CK Hutchison: Li Ka-shing’s right-hand man

      Executives at CK Hutchison follow the “LKS business school” — the simple management principles of Chinese billionaire...

    16. September 20, 2015

      O2 to become public company again after merger with Three

      O2 is being lined up to become a public company again under plans by CK Hutchison, after it has completed its £10.3bn...

    17. September 13, 2015

      Star Capital sells Pepcom to Tele Columbus in €608m deal

      Star Capital Partners, the European private equity group, has sold Pepcom, Germany’s fourth-largest cable broadband...

    18. September 9, 2015

      Li Ka-shing moves to simplify empire with $12bn Power Assets deal

      Li Ka-shing’s infrastructure business has offered to buy out minority shareholders in a utilities subsidiary through a...

    19. September 4, 2015

      Chinese group snaps up Avolon in $2.5bn deal

      The bidding battle for Avolon has ended with Bohai Leasing, a unit of the Chinese aviation and shipping company HNA,...

    20. August 6, 2015

      VimpelCom and Hutchison to merge their Italian mobile units

      VimpelCom and Hutchison Whampoa are to merge their Italian mobile phone units, bringing to an end more than two years...

    21. June 9, 2015

      Qatar buys $1bn stake in Hong Kong energy trust from Li Ka-shing

      The power generation group controlled by tycoon Li Ka-shing is selling a 16.5 per cent stake in its Hong Kong...

    22. May 14, 2015

      Mobile operators plan to block online advertising

      Several mobile operators plan to block advertising on their networks, setting the stage for a battle with digital media...

    23. May 8, 2015

      Li Ka-shing lines up backers for £10bn O2 buyout

      Li Ka-shing has won backing from the sovereign wealth funds of Singapore and Abu Dhabi for his £10.3bn purchase of...

    24. April 16, 2015

      Hutchison Whampoa launches platform for mobile services roll-out

      Hutchison Whampoa has created a platform that will allow companies to offer mobile services across its networks in...

    25. April 14, 2015

      Simon Loong: big ambition for small loans

      The pungent smell of fried squid on sticks wafts into the chill humid air of Hong Kong’s Sheung Wan district. Here, in...

    26. FT Alphaville

      March 25, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Philadelphia cream cheese and Cadbury chocolate is on the menu for 3G. The...

    27. March 24, 2015

      Hutchison Whampoa agrees to buy O2 for £10.3bn from Telefónica

      Hutchison Whampoa, a company which bled money in its 3G telecoms business for years, will create Britain’s largest...

    28. March 24, 2015

      Hong Kong regulator feels heat over decision on dual-class shares

      What have Jack Ma, Li Ka-shing and a Dodge automobile got in common? Skip the jokes about the unlikeliness of Asia’s...

    29. March 1, 2015

      Chi-Med poised for China drug milestone

      A UK-listed company backed by Li Ka-shing, one of Asia’s richest men, says it is moving closer to producing the first...

    30. February 17, 2015

      Activist investors tread softly in Asia

      A hedge fund famed for defeating the Argentine government in the New York courts might ordinarily have few qualms about...

    31. beyondbrics

      February 17, 2015

      Dragons slay all on Chinese rich list

      Being born under the dragon sign of the Chinese zodiac is considered to be the luckiest start in life one can have....

    32. February 11, 2015

      Elliott challenges Bank of East Asia in court

      US hedge fund Elliott Management has launched legal action against Hong Kong’s Bank of East Asia in what promises to be...

    33. January 23, 2015

      Li Ka-shing’s $50bn of investments in the UK

      Li Ka-shing is no stranger to investing in the UK, making his first acquisition in the country 20 years ago. His...

    34. January 20, 2015

      Li Ka-shing to acquire Eversholt Rail

      Two investment vehicles backed by Li Ka-shing, one of Asia’s richest men, are set to acquire UK rail rolling-stock...

    35. January 14, 2015

      The prudent mogul breaks up his empire

      There comes a time in most people’s lives, usually very late in the lives of self-made billionaires, when they settle...

    36. January 13, 2015

      Li Ka-shing’s reshuffle shows change is afoot for family empires

      When the word went out last Friday that Victor Li, son of Li Ka-shing, would meet the press to discuss a mystery issue,...

    37. January 12, 2015

      Markets welcome reshaping of Li Ka-shing empire

      Around Asia, Li Ka-shing is watched as much for business acumen as his status as one of the region’s richest men. With...

    38. January 9, 2015

      Cheung Kong/Hutch: finally

      How many bottles of shampoo would you have to sell or shipping containers would you need to lift to unlock a value of...

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