Jardine Strategic Holdings Limited (SGX: J37) is a Singapore-listed conglomerate with multiple business interests located across the Asia-Pacific. Presently, it owns and derives income from the following public-listed subsidiaries:

  • 57% shareholding of Jardine Matheson Holdings (SGX: J36)
  • 75% shareholding of Jardine Cycle & Carriage (SGX: C07)
  • 50% shareholding of Hongkong Land (SGX: H78)
  • 78% shareholding of Dairy Farm International (SGX: D01)
  • 77% shareholding of Mandarin Oriental International (SGX: M04)

Jardine Strategic is among the top 30 constituents of the Straits Times Index (STI) and is worth around US$24.6 billion in market capitalization as I write. In this article, I’ll bring a detailed account of the performances of each of its main subsidiaries, discuss the challenges it faces, and provide an update on its recent developments.

As such, here are 11 things you need to know about Jardine Strategic before you invest:

1. Jardine Matheson is also a huge conglomerate …