The takeover took place in February 2018, before Wu Xiaohui was sent to prison for fundraising fraud that May.
While its distinctive look makes it one of Hong Kong's most identifiable today, it was the source of some controversy at one time, as the bank is the only major building in Hong Kong to have bypassed the convention of consulting with masters on matters of design prior to construction.
Legislation was required for the merger, as Hong Kong does not allow mergers via the , a common procedure in the United States.
Winter athletes valiantly traverse the tracks and pistes that bind the two iconic landmarks together.
Last updated on 11 March 2020.