John Wong, who leases offices in downtown Beijing’s new, 61-story Fortune Financial Center, has filled 60 percent of the space in the tower completed in September. He said he’s confident the rest will be snapped up.
Teresita Sy-Coson sits down with her five siblings for lunch every Tuesday to plot the direction of the Philippines’ largest family-run conglomerate. The sessions start at 11 and invariably spill over the allotted two hours, says Sy-Coson, 63, chairman of BDO Unibank Inc. and the eldest child of Henry Sy, the country’s richest man.
Miky Lee, vice chairman of CJ Group, beams as she greets a visitor in the executive lounge of South Korea’s biggest purveyor of food, home-shopping services, TV programs and movies. Wearing a black top, charcoal leggings and midcalf Michael Kors sneakers, the 55-year-old granddaughter of Samsung Group’s founder shows no sign it’s been a traumatic few months.
Samsung Group , the South Korean company whose businesses range from electronics to ship-building, will partner with Quintiles Transnational Corp. to make biologic drugs as it seeks new businesses to drive growth.
Creditors of Samsung Motors Inc., which collapsed a decade ago, are closer to getting the money they say they’re owed after Samsung Life Insurance Co. completed South Korea’s biggest initial public offering.
Samsung Group denied a Korea Economic Daily report it’s reconsidering its solar cell business. Kevin Cho, a Samsung spokesman, made the comment by phone today. The newspaper earlier reported the group will reconsider the business after no visible progress was made in more than two years.