Beng Seng Ong

Ong Beng Seng

Ong Beng Seng made news in April for teaming up with Wheelock Properties to orchestrate a share buyout of Hotel Properties Limited (HPL), valuing the Singapore-listed firm at US$1.6 billion. In late 2014, HPL also announced a joint venture with Anchorage View to purchase the former office premises of the Royal Mail Delivery in central London for £111 million. Wife Christina Ong currently heads the Como Group, which manages a business portfolio that includes fashion retailer Club 21 and Como Hotels & Resorts.