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HK property investors go trophy hunting in London despite Brexit

In first six months of 2017, Chinese investors spent record £3.96b on commercial property there as others pull back

Hong Kong food conglomerate Lee Kum Kee is set to pay £1.28 billion later this month for the Walkie Talkie - a record for an office building in Britain.


CHINESE investment in London commercial property has more than trebled since before Britain voted to leave the European Union, most of it channelled through Hong Kong at a time of heightened political uncertainty in the former British colony.

While others have pulled back...