In 2018, the year of the dog, French, American and Italian labels cast the canine on a variety of bags, jewelry and sweaters.
Also awarded a Companion in the General Division, Macquarie director and Swiss Re Australia chair Jillian Broadbent received recognition for service to corporate, financial, clean energy and cultural organisations.
About a fifth of the 500 people on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index are at least 80 years old, and 21 are nonagenarians, including eight from Asia with a combined net worth of $125 billion.
The ageing of first and second generation HNWIs in Hong Kong and elsewhere in Asia presents the market with a great need to advise on strategies, structures and assets for the protection, preservation and transfer of wealth from the older generations.
Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong said recently that TMB had received multiple M&A offers from financial institutions such as TBank, but all the offers were in the initial stages of negotiations and none had reached a conclusion yet.