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Hyundai Motor, SK Chiefs Vow to Bolster EV Biz Partnership

Hyundai Motor, SK Chiefs Vow to Bolster EV Biz Partnership

SEOUL, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The heir apparent of Hyundai Motor Group met with the head of refinery-to-battery conglomerate SK Group on Tuesday to discuss cooperation in the electric vehicle (EV) business. Hyundai Motor Group Executive Vice Chairman Chung Euisun and SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won discussed cooperation on next-generation EV battery technologies, power [...]

SK Buys Stake in BYD’s Chip Unit

SK Buys Stake in BYD’s Chip Unit

SEOUL, June 16 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Group, South Korea’s third-largest conglomerate, said Tuesday it has secured a stake in a chipmaking unit of China’s largest electric vehicle (EV) producer BYD. SK China Co., one of the group’s China-based affiliates, acquired a 1.47 percent stake in BYD Semiconductor for 150 million yuan (US$21 million). BYD [...]

SK Joins Hands with Chinese Investment Firm to Create 1 tln Won Fund

SK Joins Hands with Chinese Investment Firm to Create 1 tln Won Fund

SEOUL, Dec. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean energy and telecom conglomerate SK Group plans to join hands with  Chinese private equity firm Hillhouse Capital Group to create a mutual fund worth 1 trillion won (US$843 million) for investment in the Chinese food industry. SK China, SK’s Chinese unit, held a board meeting recently and passed [...]

SK Group Hires More Permanent Employees, Ranks First in Average Salary

SK Group Hires More Permanent Employees, Ranks First in Average Salary

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Among South Korea’s major conglomerates, SK Group has increased its number of regular workers by the most in the past year compared to the group’s size. According to an analysis of third quarter reports by industry tracker Infobigs on listed companies affiliated with the country’s 34 conglomerates, SK Group’s [...]