Dickson Poon
Hong Kong businessman
Dickson Poon
Dickson Poon, CBE, SBS is a Hong Kong businessman in the luxury goods retailing sector. Poon is the executive chairman of his Hong Kong listed vehicle Dickson Concepts, which owns companies including Harvey Nichols and S. T. Dupont. Through trusts, he controls 40.13% of the voting capital of DCIL as at 31 March 2008.
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Johanna Herman: Scratching the Surface of Kony 2012: Making Victims Matter
Huffington Post - over 4 years
This post was co-authored with Ian Patel. Kony 2012 was a worldwide viral phenomenon that brought the workings of international criminal justice to public attention like never before. Yet the film is silent with regard as to what will happen after the arrest of Joseph Kony. High-level advocacy and outrage from the international community resulting from such a campaign may be instrumental in ensuring that perpetrators of the worst human rights abuses face justice, but what contribution can those who have suffered these abuses make? There is ongoing debate as to what extent victims should participate in any subsequent accountability process. Since many proceedings rely on the testimony and participation of victims as a primary source of evidence, and indirectly as embodiments of national suffering, victims of human rights violations are at the very heart of international criminal justice. However, their involvement has often been limited to a passive role as witnesses. ...
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The Business Matrix: Thursday 21 July 2011 - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
Dickson Poon, the Hong Kong-based tycoon behind the department store Harvey Nichols, is thought to be one of the interested parties. Matrix Group is parting company with Malcolm Le May, the head of its investment banking business, as the broker reviews
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'Oxford's relationship with India is deep and longstanding' - Daily Bhaskar
Google News - over 5 years
Oxford is now the leading centre for the study of China in Europe, with over 40 academics across disciplines specializing in this area. The University's China Centre was launched in spring 2008 and recently had a £10m donation from Dickson Poon towards
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High-end retailer unfazed by mainland tariff cuts - The Standard
Google News - over 5 years
High-end goods will remain cheaper in Hong Kong than across the border, even if Beijing cuts tariffs on luxury imports, Dickson Concepts (0113) chairman Dickson Poon Dik-sang said. The boss of the upscale retailer also urged shops not to rely too
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London Evening Standard, market report column - istockAnalyst.com (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
Debenhams' shares shot up 3p to 76p amid whispers that Dickson Poon, the man who revived the fortunes of Ab Fab haunt Harvey Nichols, could be eyeing the clothing, cosmetics and furniture chain. However, both traders and analysts alike thought that an
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Debenhams shares jump on talk of bid from Poon - Retail Week
Google News - almost 6 years
Shares in Debenhams rose on speculation of a bid from Hong Kong-based Dickson Poon, the owner of Harvey Nichols. We provide a range of advertising opportunities. By advertising with us, you are guaranteed to reach the industry's key decision makers and
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Market rumours suggest Poon bid for Debenhams - The Guardian
Google News - almost 6 years
An approach by Harvey Nichols owner Dickson Poon, who has also been linked with upmarket jewellery brand Aurum, looked unlikely given that he has usually shown more interest in luxury brands rather than department stores. No price was put on a possible
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Vom Laufsteg auf das Börsenparkett - FAZ - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Google News - almost 6 years
Der Magnat Dickson Poon kontrolliert seit Jahren die französische Marke ST Dupont. Die Medienunternehmerin Shaw-Lan besitzt das französische Couture-Haus Lanvin. Im Dezember kaufte das Textilunternehmen Li&Fung die italienische Edelmarke Cerruti
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Harvey Nichols boss in running to buy Aurum - Professional Jeweller
Google News - almost 6 years
Harvey Nichols tycoon Dickson Poon is reported to be considering a bid for Aurum. (GETTY) Harvey Nichols tycoon Dickson Poon is reported to be in the running to make a bid for jewellery retail group Aurum, according to a report from
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Exclusive: Harvey Nichols Eyes Goldsmiths Deal - Sky News (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Dickson Poon, the Hong Kong-based tycoon who has owned Harvey Nichols since 2003, is among a number of parties who have lodged their interest in buying Aurum Holdings. Several private equity firms have also expressed a desire to buy the business
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The Get: Style Map | Hong Kong; Taking Care of Business
NYTimes - almost 10 years
This is a place for power suits, power lunches and power plays. It's a mecca for men who like their fashion as reserved and understated as the most exclusive restaurant. Their natural habitat, of course, is the city's business hub, Central. And if that evening conference call with New York is canceled, Noho -- the closest the island comes to a
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Stock Offer At Retailer Is Rejected By Minority
NYTimes - over 14 years
When Dickson Poon, the Hong Kong billionaire who owns just over half of Harvey Nichols, offered to buy out minority investors and take the company private earlier this year, he did not expect much trouble persuading them to sell. Harvey Nicks, as the luxury London department store is known, had just reported a 36 percent decline in first-half
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World Business Briefing | Europe: Britain: Bid For Retailer Altered
NYTimes - over 14 years
Dickson Poon, the chairman of the Harvey Nichols Group, the luxury department store chain, changed the structure of his 250-pence-a-share cash offer to take over the company after the largest minority investor, Deutsche Asset Management, said it would block the bid. Mr. Poon, who owns 50.1 percent of Harvey Nichols's shares, made a so-called
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World Business Briefing | Europe: Britain: Setback In Buyout Of Retailer
NYTimes - over 14 years
Dickson Poon, the chairman of the Hong Kong retailer Dickson Concepts (International), suffered a setback in his plans to take Harvey Nichols, the upscale London department store, private, after one of Harvey Nichols's large shareholders said it would block the deal. Deutsche Asset Management, which owns about 28 percent of Harvey Nichols, said it
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World Business Briefing | Europe: Britain: Bid For Retailer
NYTimes - over 14 years
The luxury department store Harvey Nichols said it had accepted a £137.5 million ($212 million) takeover bid by its chairman, the Hong Kong businessman Dickson Poon and his family. The London store, whose customers have included film stars and royalty, said Mr. Poon's company, Broad Gain UK, bid 250 pence a share for the 49.9 percent of Harvey
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Dickson Concepts to Repurchase Assets
NYTimes - almost 18 years
Dickson Poon, chairman of Dickson Concepts International Ltd. of Hong Kong, offered to personally buy control of the luxury retailer's assets outside Asia, including Harvey Nichols P.L.C. of Britain and ST Dupont of France, for $1.53 billion (Hong Kong). Mr. Poon, 42, said today that he would pay $1.38 billion (Hong Kong), or $175 million (United
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