12: Hong Kong during the Stock Market Crash
So for a large transaction the share certificates were actually carried around town in suitcases.
Peter Norris (b1955) joined Barings corporate finance from university in 1976. Apart from a spell with Goldman Sachs he remained with the Baring Group until 1995 when he was a director of Barings plc and Chief Executive of Barings Investment Banking Group. He was in Hong Kong from 1987 to 1992.