How Li Ka-shing’s bets shielded his empire from the Hong Kong crisis
Li Ka-shing saw the risks of placing all his bets in one place and started diversifying 25 years ago
Years of diversification into Europe, North America and Australia have made CK Hutchison the least exposed among Hong Kong conglomerates to the months-long political protests
Hong Kong: As Hong Kong’s fortunes swelled alongside mainland China’s, the city’s richest man was already investing elsewhere. That move has shielded Li Ka-shing’s flagship company from the brunt of the tumult now enveloping the city.