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The co-founder of an influential left-leaning NGO and fierce critic of South Korea's family-run conglomerates, or chaebol, Mr Kim seemed the ideal candidate to clean up after his predecessor, Choi Heung-sik, who had to quit after just six months when he became embroiled in a nepotism scandal. In the ...
The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) on Wednesday held a meeting with seven conglomerates including Kyobo Life Insurance, Lotte, Mirae Asset, Samsung, Hanwha, Hyundai Motor and DB that have financial affiliates to put pressure on each group to take preemptive measures to prevent risks at ...

MANILA, Philippines — Some of the country's conglomerates are ready for a higher interest rate environment, saying that most of their debts are fixed-rate and have long-term maturities. Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, chairman of Ayala Corp., the oldest conglomerate, even said the Philippines is way ...
These two conglomerates — Leucadia National (LUK) and Loews (L) — are sometimes compared to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B); in fact, Leucadia has a commercial mortgage joint venture with Berkshire called Berkadia, notes Gavin Graham, contributing editor to Internet Wealth Builder.
Despite these formidable headwinds, there were a few companies in the Conglomerates space that defied broader negative trends and enjoyed investor optimism amid economic uncertainties. These companies also boast a strong earnings profile, which indicates operational strength. Investors interested ...
How Microsoft excelled in the computer technology industry, when so many others failed, is an intriguing story in itself. One of the primary reasons is that the technology used by Microsoft has proved to have more usability and durability than the ones used by other firms. However, another major factor that ...

The golden age of the conglomerate may be in the rear view mirror, however a few shining examples of how companies can acquire, marge, and integrate firms into their business model, finding ways to produce superior returns over time, still exist today. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Even as China's fast-growing conglomerates have been viewed by many global investors and regulators with suspicion for their opacity and finances, they ... Beijing first put dealmaking conglomerates on notice last summer with a crackdown on their access to credit in the mainland and an edict barring ...
Among the 15.3 trillion won of dividends paid by companies affiliated with the top 10 conglomerates last year, foreigners received 7.11 trillion won, ... from companies affiliated with the top 10 conglomerates between 2015 and 2017, accounting for 45.1 percent of the total, the market researcher said.
The Chinese government has seized control of Anbang Insurance Group Co. and prosecuted founder Wu Xiaohui for alleged fraud, adding momentum to the government's clampdown on extravagant, debt-financed foreign acquisitions by China's private conglomerates. The group's chairman Wu has been ...

Chaebols have played a role in supporting the hosting of mega-events in South Korea. Local conglomerates like Samsung and SK Group are sponsors for the Pyeongchang Olympics. Experts said the games are tricky terrain for chaebols to navigate given the recent corruption scandal that erupted in South ...
As of Friday, businesses that have released their preliminary earnings reports and are among the country's 100 largest conglomerates posted 155.06 trillion won (US$143 billion) in operating profit on sales of 1,525.25 trillion won, CEO Score said in a statement. Operating profits surged 45.8 percent, with ...
BEIJING – More than a year ago, China abruptly shifted from a policy of providing its private conglomerates with cheap cash to push them to become global champions, and tightened capital controls and bank credit. That seismic shift is still being felt today, as the non-state companies dump property and ...
THE seven conglomerates who submitted their unsolicited bid to redevelop the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) is tapping Singapore's Changi Airport International as its technical partner. “Yes, the consortium agreed that Changi will be our technical partner,” Jose Ma. K. Lim told reporters. “We only ...
Around 87 S&P 500 companies have reported first-quarter 2018 results as of Apr 20, reflecting a continuation of the strong momentum seen in the preceding earnings season. Total earnings for these companies are up 25% year over year on 10.7% higher revenues, with 82.8% beating earnings estimates ...
SEMINOLE (FOX 13) - A company in Seminole is being accused of stealing from the biggest media conglomerates in the world. "Set TV Now: offers almost-unlimited TV channels and streaming shows for $20 a month. But now the Motion Picture Association of America is insisting they pay up and shut down.


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