The Kuok-family controlled hotel chain suffered from a selldown last year because of the protests in Hong Kong. Its portfolio of properties contributes to a strong balance sheet; its well-recognised brand makes it a favourite of travellers.

SINGAPORE (Jan 23): Hong Kong-listed Shangri-La Asia is recognised by travellers for its posh hotels but overlooked by investors as shown from its undervalued share price. The company, part of the Kuok family’s empire, owns and manages hotels under four brands: Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Kerry Hotels, Hotel Jen and Traders Hotels. Its largest geography by assets and revenue is China, with around 40%, followed by Singapore and Hong Kong at around 10% each.

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