The Jardine Group of Companies including Jardine Matheson, Jardine Strategic, Jardine Cycle and Carriage, Dairy Farm, Hong Kong Land, and Mandarin Oriental has become a growing influence among the 800 over stocks listed in Singapore. Altogether, the total market capitalization the combined listed entities under the Jardine Group stands at around S$120.39 billion as of August 31, 2017. The recent inclusion of Jardine Strategic into the Straits Times Index (STI) is a testament of the growing strength of Jardine Empire in its 100 over year’s history as a major trading conglomerate.

Brief History of the Jardine Group of Companies
Jardine Matheson Co. was founded over 100 years ago on July 1, 1832 by two individuals, William Jardine, and James Matheson. Both individuals were United Kingdom citizens. According to Wikipedia, following the cession of Hong Kong under the 1842 Treaty of Nanking, the firm set up headquarters on …