Mount Trading Co Ltd
The Mount Trading Company Ltd, Hong Kong, was a joint investment company of Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd and Samuel Montagu & Co., London, established on 1 April 1947. It replaced the Mount Ltd, which had been formed by Samuel Montagu & Co. on 1 January 1947, and in which Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd bought a fifty percent stake. On its creation, the new company also bought the holdings of the East Point Trading Co. Ltd, Hong Kong, which had been formed on 1 January 1947 to carry out joint account operations between Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd and Samuel Montagu & Co.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Selected private and confidential correspondence between Jardine, Matheson & Co. Ltd, Matheson & Co. Ltd and Henry Waugh & Co. Ltd (and its successors) regarding particular subjects, with some semi-official, personal and other correspondence between the companies and other letters and papers. Most of the letters are copies, but there are also some original letters. Some files are comprised solely of non-correspondence.