Swire Pacific Limited

Corporate Profile       


Swire Pacific is a Hong Kong based international conglomerate with a diversified portfolio of market leading businesses. The Company has a long history in Greater China, where the name Swire or 太 古 has been established for over 150 years.

Our aims are to deliver sustainable growth in shareholder value, achieved through sound returns on equity over the long term, and to return value to shareholders through sustainable growth in ordinary dividends.

Our Values

Integrity, endeavour, excellence, humility, teamwork, continuity.

Our Core Principles

Our Investment Principles


Operating within five divisions (Property, Aviation, Beverages, Marine Services and Trading & Industrial), Swire Pacific undertakes a wide range of commercial activities.

Swire Properties' shopping malls are home to more than 2,000 retail outlets. Its offices house a working population estimated to exceed 70,000. In Hong Kong, Swire Properties is one of the largest commercial landlords and operators of retail space, principally through the ownership and management of its core centres at Pacific Place and Taikoo Place. In the Chinese mainland, it has developed six retail led mixed-use projects, in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu. In the USA, it has a mixed-use development in Miami.

Cathay Pacific, with its subsidiaries HK Express and Air Hong Kong, had 239 aircraft at the end of 2020. Before the onset of COVID-19, Cathay Pacific directly connected Hong Kong to 119 destinations in 35 countries worldwide (255 and 54 respectively with codeshare agreements), including 26 destinations in the Chinese mainland. Cathay Pacific has an interest of 18.13% in Air China.

HAECO is a leading provider of international aircraft maintenance and repair services. In 2020, the HAECO group, operating from bases in Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland and the USA, performed work for more than 300 airlines and other customers.

Our Beverages Division sold the products of The Coca-Cola Company to a franchise population of 741 million people in Greater China and the USA at the end of 2020. These products comprised 15 carbonated and 45 non-carbonated brands.

At the end of 2020, the Swire Pacific Offshore group operated a fleet of 61 vessels supporting the offshore energy industry in every major offshore production and exploration region outside the USA.

Swire Resources operated 184 footwear and apparel retail outlets in Hong Kong, Macau and the Chinese mainland at the end of 2020. Taikoo Motors sells passenger cars, commercial vehicles, motorcycles and scooters, principally in Taiwan. Our bakery business in southwest China operated 546 stores at the end of 2020. Taikoo Sugar operates a branded sugar distribution business in Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.

Swire Pacific is one of Hong Kong's largest and oldest employers, where we have over 34,000 employees. In the Chinese mainland, we have over 34,000 employees. Globally, we employ over 86,000 staff.

updated as per Annual Report 2020

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