Tag: Temasek Holdings

Why is Ho Ching’s salary still a secret? Lee Hsien Yang questions

The younger son of Singapore's founding Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Yang, is questioning the salary of Ho Ching, his estranged sister-in-law. Ho Ching has been the Chief Executive Officer of Temasek Holdings since 2002. She first joined Temasek Holdings as a Director in January 2002 then...

Lawrence Wong declines to to disclose salaries of GIC and Temasek heads

Singapore—In Parliament on Wednesday, May 8, Second Finance Minister Lawrence Wong chose not to reveal the total annual pay of the highest paid executives of sovereign wealth fund GIC and state-owned investor Temasek Holdings, claiming the Government has no say in the firms’ operational...

As e-commerce retailers take over the world, Temasek considers selling its Watson stake

Singapore state investment firm Temasek Holdings Pte has been exploring options regarding its 25 percent stake in health and beauty retailer A.S. Watson Group, including a partial sale. This train of thought can be attributed to the continuing rise and success of e-commerce versus brick-and-mortar retailers. The...

Lim Tean questions if Ho Ching is a member of the PAP after her prominent presence at party elections

Following the People’s Action Party (PAP) elections held at the Singapore Expo on Sunday, November 11, Lim Tean, chair of new Party People’s Voice took to social media to call out the Chief Executive Officer of Temasek Holdings for being dressed in all white...

Temasek’s venture capital arm invests in Binance to develop cryptocurrency in Singapore

Temasek Holdings' venture capital arm, Vertex Ventures, has invested in Binance for the purpose of developing a fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange in Singapore. Binance is a digital asset trading platform operator. Vertex Ventures recently made the news with its commitment to continue tech investments, especially to China. Just...

Netizens speculate Temasek Holdings in need of funds after Ho Ching supports launch of first retail bonds

The Singapore state investment firm Temasek Holdings’ announced on Tuesday that retail investors can now invest in Temasek Holdings’ bonds with the launch of its first public bond offer. This announcement was given much support online by Chief Executive Officer of Temasek Holdings, Ho...

Temasek Holdings and GIC on worldwide buying spree

From January to September this year, companies in Singapore have gone on a US$91 billion buying spree around the world. This is more than twice the amount of US$41.9 billion spent in the same period last year, according to data from Bloomberg.  The big buyers,...

The secret that is Ho Ching’s salary – will we ever know?

The annual remuneration of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Temasek Holdings seems to be the most well-kept secret, with Singaporeans asking, questioning and even speculating what that elusive number could be. With Ho Ching heading the fund for the past 16 years, since 2002,...

How much could the CEO of Temasek Holdings be earning?

By: Gangasudhan/ A recent conversation on Facebook got me interested on the topic of how much the CEO of Temasek Holdings might be earning. I realised that this information has not been made available to the public and the company has no legal obligation to...

Mixed reactions from netizens after Temasek Holdings reports record net portfolio value of S$308 Billion

Singapore investment company Temasek Holdings, of which Ho Ching is Chief Executive Offier (CEO), is likely to book a record $300 billion for the value of its portfolio. As reported in Reuters, Temasek, the top investor in about a third of companies in the Straits...