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March 24, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Trading Group Quits Exchange in Hong Kong: Hong Kong's oldest colonial trading group, Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd., said it would quit the local stock exchange in a dispute linked with the colony's 1997 return to China. The company said it will discontinue the secondary listing of its ordinary shares from the Hong Kong bourse on Dec. 31. Its shares will continue to trade in London, where they have had their primary listing since 1992, and on other markets.
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December 1, 1994 | MAGGIE FARLEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Jardine Matheson, the powerful trading house that helped transform this colony into a jewel of the British Empire, moved closer Wednesday to completing a symbolic retreat begun a decade ago when Britain agreed to return Hong Kong to China. Jardine, which inspired James Clavell's novel "Noble House," removed two of its flagship affiliates--Jardine Matheson Holdings and Jardine Strategic Holdings--from the stock market here. The companies will be traded on the Singapore stock market next year.
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BUSINESS
January 17, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Jardine Matheson Unit to Close Offices: Jardine Transport Services (China), a transportation arm of British conglomerate Jardine Matheson, will close more than half of its mainland offices, the South China Morning Post reports. The transportation company is caught in a licensing dispute with mainland officials who have said that the company is now allowed only one office in each city in which it operates, the paper said.
BUSINESS
March 24, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Trading Group Quits Exchange in Hong Kong: Hong Kong's oldest colonial trading group, Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd., said it would quit the local stock exchange in a dispute linked with the colony's 1997 return to China. The company said it will discontinue the secondary listing of its ordinary shares from the Hong Kong bourse on Dec. 31. Its shares will continue to trade in London, where they have had their primary listing since 1992, and on other markets.
BUSINESS
October 24, 1987 | BRUCE KEPPEL, Times Staff Writer
Jardine Matheson Holdings, Hong Kong's oldest and best-known trading company, on Friday backed out of an agreement to buy 20% of Bear Stearns Cos., a New York-based investment firm. The deal was one of a rash of corporate transactions to fall apart this week as a result of Wall Street's crash. Jardine signed an agreement Sept. 30 to acquire its stake in Bear Stearns for $23 a share, or about $392 million.
BUSINESS
December 1, 1994 | MAGGIE FARLEY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Jardine Matheson, the powerful trading house that helped transform this colony into a jewel of the British Empire, moved closer Wednesday to completing a symbolic retreat begun a decade ago when Britain agreed to return Hong Kong to China. Jardine, which inspired James Clavell's novel "Noble House," removed two of its flagship affiliates--Jardine Matheson Holdings and Jardine Strategic Holdings--from the stock market here. The companies will be traded on the Singapore stock market next year.
BUSINESS
March 18, 1989 | From Reuters
Hong Kong's biggest landlord said Friday that it would restructure into a Bermuda-based holding company in a move seen by analysts as damaging to confidence in the British colony's future. The Hongkong Land Co., which owns most of the prime real estate in Hong Kong's main business district, is following to Bermuda Jardine Matheson Holdings, the company made famous in James Clavell's novel "Noble House." Jardine Matheson effectively controls Hongkong Land through a holding company.
BUSINESS
November 2, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Mandarin Oriental International Ltd., the luxury hotel arm of Asia's Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd., said it planned to open a 400-room hotel in Las Vegas in 2009 with MGM Mirage. The hotel will be part of the $5-billion Project CityCenter that MGM Mirage is building on the Las Vegas Strip. The Mandarin chain will have a management contract and won't be taking an equity stake.
BUSINESS
January 17, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Jardine Matheson Unit to Close Offices: Jardine Transport Services (China), a transportation arm of British conglomerate Jardine Matheson, will close more than half of its mainland offices, the South China Morning Post reports. The transportation company is caught in a licensing dispute with mainland officials who have said that the company is now allowed only one office in each city in which it operates, the paper said.
BUSINESS
March 18, 1989 | From Reuters
Hong Kong's biggest landlord said Friday that it would restructure into a Bermuda-based holding company in a move seen by analysts as damaging to confidence in the British colony's future. The Hongkong Land Co., which owns most of the prime real estate in Hong Kong's main business district, is following to Bermuda Jardine Matheson Holdings, the company made famous in James Clavell's novel "Noble House." Jardine Matheson effectively controls Hongkong Land through a holding company.
BUSINESS
October 24, 1987 | BRUCE KEPPEL, Times Staff Writer
Jardine Matheson Holdings, Hong Kong's oldest and best-known trading company, on Friday backed out of an agreement to buy 20% of Bear Stearns Cos., a New York-based investment firm. The deal was one of a rash of corporate transactions to fall apart this week as a result of Wall Street's crash. Jardine signed an agreement Sept. 30 to acquire its stake in Bear Stearns for $23 a share, or about $392 million.
BUSINESS
November 11, 1988
Brian Powers, the first American to be named managing director of conglomerate Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd., will resign and leave Hong Kong at year-end because his wife is ill. Simon Keswick, a descendant of the founding families and still chairman, said Power's wife, Paula, had recurring health problems and had been advised to return to the United States.
BUSINESS
March 24, 1994 | From Reuters
Hong Kong's oldest colonial trading group, Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd., said Wednesday that it would quit the local stock exchange in a dispute linked with the colony's 1997 return to China. The company said it will discontinue the secondary listing of its ordinary shares from the Hong Kong bourse on Dec. 31. Its shares will continue to trade in London, where they have had their primary listing since 1992, and on other markets.
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