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Swire Group

Company nameSwire Group
太古集團
Company typePublic (Lse - SWRA, Sehk - 0019 (Share A), Sehk - 0087 (Share B),OTCBB - SWRAY)
IndustryAerospace, Property, Shipping, Transport & Agriculture
Founded1816
HeadquartersLondon, England, United Kingdom
Key peopleJames Hughes-Hallett, Chairman
Operating income£2.65 Billion (2006)
Net income£244 Million (2006)
Employees113000
SubsidiarySwire Pacific, Swire Properties Cathay Pacific, Dragonair, Haeco, Steamships Trading Company

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The Swire Group (Sehk - 0019,Sehk - 0087,OTCBB - SWRAY) is a transnational corporation headquartered in the Swire House in the City of Westminster, London, England. It controls a range of wholly owned businesses, including deep-sea shipping, cold storage, road transport, and agricultural activities. The current chairman is James Hughes-Hallett. Taikoo (太古) is the Chinese name of Swire. It serves as the brand name for businesses such as Taikoo Cube Sugar and Taikoo Shing.


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