Li Ka-shing vs Jack Ma

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Chairman, CK Hutchison Holdings
Founder and Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group
$34.29 Billion
Net worth 2018
$40.6 Billion
Diversified
Industry
Technology
Chaozhou
Residence
Hangzhou
Hong Kong
Country
China
29/07/1928
BirthDay
10/09/1964
1.74 m
Height
2
Children
Drop Out, High School
Education
Bachelor of Arts / Science, Hangzhou Teacher's Institute
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2018

As of January 2018, Li is 23rd richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$36

2017

Li then tried to laugh it off and said "maybe in 2017 they will have one-person-one-vote to choose the chief executive, I probably just said it a little early

2015

Li came under attack from Global Times in early 2015, when his companies put out word that it was considering selling prime Shanghai and Beijing properties

2013

In 2013 a claim was lodged by the Australian Tax Office (ATO) against Cheung Kong Infrastructure (CKI) to pay approximately A$370 million in unpaid tax, penalties and interest relating to tax disputes concerning SA Power Networks and Victoria Power Networks

2012

In August 2012, Li acquired a stake in Ginger Software Incorporated

2011

On 4 August 2011 at the interim results announcement for Hutchison Whampoa, Li endorsed Henry Tang for the forthcoming chief executive election

2009

Some time between late 2009 and early 2010, Li Ka-shing led a $15

2006

In 2006 Li sold 20% of Hutchison's ports business to Singapore rival PSA Corp

1999

Huge profits were obtained in the sale of its interest in Orange to Mannesmann Group in 1999, making a profit of $15

1991

He was also Deputy Chairman of HSBC Holdings in 1991–1992

1990

In the 1990s he wore a $50 HKD timepiece from Citizen Watch Co

1984

In 1984, the company also moved its legal domicile from Hong Kong to another British overseas territory – Bermuda, in anticipation of the transfer of sovereignty of Hong Kong to People's Republic of China in 1997

1980

Li was the non-executive director of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation since 1980 and became Deputy Chairman of the bank in 1985

1979

In 1979, with help from HSBC, Li controlled the Hutchison Whampoa Company Limited, which increased Cheung Kong Holdings control to 12% of the world container port facilities, especially in Hong Kong, Canada (Vancouver), China, the United Kingdom, Rotterdam, Panama, Bahamas and many developing countries

1977

The successful bid by Cheung Kong for development sites above the Central and Admiralty MTR stations in 1977 was the key to challenging Hongkong Land as the premier property developer in Hong Kong

1972

Cheung Kong Holdings was publicly listed in Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1972

1971

In 1971, Li officially named his real estate development company Cheung Kong (長江實業), named after Cheung Kong, (Chang Jiang or the Yangtze River) the longest river in China

1967

An opportunity to acquire more land arrived after the 1967 riots when many people fled Hong Kong, and, as a result, property prices plummeted

1958

In 1958, believing rents would continue to rise, Li decided to purchase a site and develop his own factory building

1950

In 1950, after learning how to operate a plant, Li founded a plastic manufacturing company in Hong Kong with personal savings and funds borrowed from relatives

1928

Li Ka-shing was born in Chaozhou in Guangdong province, China, in 1928 to Teochew parents

2018

In the same year, he has also participated in singing festival, as well as performing bizarre dances during Alibaba’s 18th anniversary party, showcasing his entertainment value

2016

As of 2016, Ma is the owner of Château de Sours in Bordeaux, Chateau Guerry in Côtes de Bourg and Château Perenne in Blaye, Côtes de Bordeaux

2015

"In 2015, Ma made his first purchase of conservation land outside China when he bought a 28,100-acre property named Brandon Park in Paul Smiths, New York, in Adirondack Park for $23 million

2014

In 2014, he was ranked as the 30th most powerful person in the world in an annual ranking published by Forbes

2013

In 2013, he became chairman of the board for The Nature Conservancy's China Program; this was one day after he stepped down from Alibaba as company CEO

2012

In November 2012, Alibaba's online transaction volume exceeded one trillion yuan

2011

The ownership dispute was resolved by Alibaba Group, Yahoo! and Softbank in July 2011

2010

com in May 2010, Ma announced Alibaba Group would begin in 2010 to earmark 0

2007

In 2007, in response to worldwide criticism of the practice of killing sharks for their fins, Ma announced that he and his family had "sworn off shark fin soup now and forever

2006

He later enrolled at Beijing-based Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) and graduated in 2006

2005

In Sep 2005, World Economic Forum selected Ma as a "Young Global Leader"

2004

In 2004, China Central Television and its viewers selected Ma as one of the "Top 10 Business Leaders of the Year"

2003

Ma wanted to improve the global e-commerce system and from 2003 he founded Taobao Marketplace, Alipay, Ali Mama and Lynx

1999

In October 1999 and January 2000, Alibaba twice won a total of a $25 million foreign venture capital investment

1998

)From 1998 to 1999, Ma headed an information technology company established by the China International Electronic Commerce Center, a department of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation

1995

In April 1995, Ma, his wife, and a friend raised USD 20,000 and started their first company

1988

After that, Ma attended Hangzhou Teacher's Institute (currently known as Hangzhou Normal University) and graduated in 1988 with a B

1980

They married shortly after graduating in the late 1980s

1964

2Ma Yun (Chinese: 马云, [mà y̌n]; born September 10, 1964), known professionally as Jack Ma, is a Chinese business magnate, philanthropist, internet and technology entrepreneur, who is the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, a conglomerate of Internet-based businesses

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