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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...

Property Investors Returning to Vietnam

17 July in Press

After a torrid two years that saw its real estate market freeze, Vietnam is beginning to attract interest from overseas investors once again. Though the market has yet to bottom, early adopters are betting the upturn is to come soon. EXS Capital said on July 16...