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SK, China’s Geely Agree to Bolster Cooperation in Batteries, Mobility Solutions

SK, China’s Geely Agree to Bolster Cooperation in Batteries, Mobility Solutions

SEOUL, Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Inc., the holding company of South Korea’s chip-to-battery conglomerate SK Group, said Wednesday it has partnered with China’s Geely Holding Group for cooperation in batteries and future mobility solutions. Under the strategic agreement signed Tuesday, the two companies will explore business opportunities in the eco-friendly mobility sector, including [...]

SK Group Emerges as Second-most-valuable Conglomerate

SK Group Emerges as Second-most-valuable Conglomerate

SEOUL, Apr. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Group, South Korea’s chip-to-battery conglomerate, emerged as the second-most-valuable conglomerate after Samsung Group in the Korean stock markets at the end of March, a corporate data firm said Tuesday. SK Group’s emergence was helped by a sharp increase in the value of its chip-making affiliate, SK hynix Inc., [...]

SK Chief’s Wife Said to Double Divorce Compensation Demand to 2 Tln Won

SK Chief’s Wife Said to Double Divorce Compensation Demand to 2 Tln Won

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Roh So-young, the estranged wife of SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won, is said to have virtually doubled her claim for alimony and division of Chey’s wealth in their ongoing divorce appellate trial to over 2 trillion won (US$1.5 billion), judicial officials said Wednesday. Chey, who runs South Korea’s second-largest [...]

SK to Spend 8 Tln Won on Green Transition of Ulsan Complex: Chief

SK to Spend 8 Tln Won on Green Transition of Ulsan Complex: Chief

ULSAN, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Group plans to invest 8 trillion won (US$6.02 billion) to transform its main refinery and chemical complex in the country’s southeast into eco-friendly businesses, its chief has said. Chey Tae-won, chairman of SK Group, made the announcement as he reinforced the company’s commitment to shifting its key areas [...]

SK Exploring Close Partnership Opportunities with Automakers: Battery Chief

SK Exploring Close Partnership Opportunities with Automakers: Battery Chief

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — SK On Co. is seeking to build close partnerships with various automakers for the electric vehicle (EV) battery sector, including the ones in Europe where the market competition is increasingly getting fierce, its co-chief has said. Chey Jae-won, executive vice chairman of SK Group and a co-head of the [...]

SK Senior Vice Chairman Discusses Biz Partnership with Mercedes CEO

SK Senior Vice Chairman Discusses Biz Partnership with Mercedes CEO

SEOUL, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Group Senior Vice Chairman Chey Jae-won met with Mercedes-Benz Group CEO Ola Kallenius on Wednesday and discussed ways to boost their business partnership, SK said. The meeting, which took place in SK’s headquarters in Seoul, centered on efforts to expand cooperation in the fields of electric vehicle (EV)-related [...]

SK E&S Signs MOU with KOSPO for Green Hydrogen Partnership

SK E&S Signs MOU with KOSPO for Green Hydrogen Partnership

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — SK E&S Co., the natural gas power unit of South Korea’s SK Group, signed a preliminary agreement with a local utility company Thursday for a partnership on the production and utilization of green hydrogen. Under the memorandum of understanding with the Korea Southern Power Co. (KOSPO), they will work [...]