A Quick Overview Of The Development Properties Business Segment Of Hongkong Land Holding Limited

Hongkong Land Holdings Limited (SGX: H78) is one of the companies related to the web of Jardines companies which include Jardine Strategic Holdings Limited (SGX: J37), Jardine Cycle & Carriage Ltd (SGX: C07) , Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd (SGX: D01), Mandarin Oriental Limited (SGX: M04) and Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited (SGX: J336).

As we can see from above, Hongkong Land is one of the many companies within the complex business structure of Jardine Group.

Given the complexities, it might be useful to try to simplify the businesses to help investors better understand the company.

In this article, we will have a quick overview of one of the two main areas of Hongkong Land’s business, namely Development Properties. Here, we will look at three simple slides.


Source: Hongkong Land FY17 First Half Result Presentation

From the above, we can see that the properties development business are mainly focussed in China, and less in Singapore, Indonesia and The Philippines.

Total investment

Source: Hongkong Land FY17 First Half Result Presentation

The above is a presentation of the capital invested by the company in properties development.

This is consistent with the first slide in which Mainland China accounts for the bulk majority of areas developed or to be developed.

Financial numbers

Source: Hongkong Land FY17 First Half Result Presentation

Lastly, the above is a quick breakdown of the operating profit for the Development Properties segment for the first half of 2017.

Here, we can see that most of the operating profit (about 100%) during the period above were derived from Hong Kong and Singapore.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Lawrence Nga doesn’t own shares in any companies mentioned. Motley Fool has recommendations for Hongkong Land and Dairy Farm.