Author: Chris Kwan

Is Vietnam Asia’s Next Property Hotspot?

12 August in Press

On Barron's, By Abby Schultz | 12 August 2016 [caption id="" align="alignright" width="204"] Eric Solberg - Founder and CEO of EXS Capital Group[/caption] Eric Solberg is an unabashed champion for Vietnam and more specifically, Vietnamese real-estate. In Solberg’s view, Vietnam, with its young population and high growth rate, has “tremendous...

The evolution of Asia deal protections

16 March in Events, Press

Author: Ashley Lee | Published: 11 Mar 2015 Panellists at IFLR’s Asia M&A Forum on Tuesday agreed that material adverse changes (Macs) are rarely triggered, despite their popularity. The speakers favoured protection mechanisms involving payment, such as deposits. Deal protection is a focus in Asia, due to many factors...

How to draft disputes clauses in Asian SPAs

16 March in Events, Press

Author: Ashley Lee | Published: 11 Mar 2015 There has long been a debate about how dispute clauses in Asia should be drafted, with options ranging from arbitration to local litigation. To maximise enforceability, speakers at IFLR’s Asia M&A Forum agreed that special consideration is needed for deals involving...

Hamon Group to anchor mega project in HCM City

13 February in Press

British Hong Kong based-Hamon Investment Group and Son Kim Land Corp have signed a joint venture deal to construct a US$100 million luxury residential real estate project to be located in District 2 of HCM City. The agreement signed on February 12 provides for a high-end...

Son Kim Land attracts $37m finance boost

29 July in Press

EXS Capital, an independent investment firm dedicated to the Asia Pacific based in Hong Kong and Japan recently announced its first investment of $37 million into domestic real estate firm Son Kim Land.   Kiyoshi Hirasawa, CEO of EXS Capital based in Japan told VIR that the...