Unscrupulous ‘Evergrande’ behaviour happens in Australia too

The collapse of Chinese property behemoth, Evergrande, may have attracted headlines around the world but Australia is not immune from the consequences of poor and unlawful behaviour by unscrupulous property developers, real estate agents and banks. By Jacquelene Pearson Alarm bells should ring immediately if any developer or associated lawyer or real estate agent selling … Read more

Lessons to learn from collapse of Chinese property giant

A Hong Kong court has ordered indebted Chinese property company, Evergrande, to be liquidated following its latest failure to restructure and repay its debts. Let’s look at why Evergrande got into trouble in the first place and what other developers can learn from the saga. By Jacquelene Pearson* In the latest episode of the almost … Read more

Chairman outlines vision for Vietnam

Mr Ranjit Thmabyrajah, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Acuity Funding, delivered the Keynote Address at the official launch of the Financial Association for Industrial Parks (FAIP) in Vietnam on 16 January and has been invited to be an Executive Advisory Member of the Board of FAIP. Here’s an edited version of his speech. The … Read more

Acuity to secure private credit for petroleum project in Vietnam

Acuity Funding has signed off on a Letter of Intent for a $US650 million stream of private credit  for seven major projects by NHS Petro (the Nam Song Hau Oil and Gas Investment Trading Joint Stock Company). By Jacquelene Pearson* Acuity Chairman and CEO, Mr Ranjit Thambyrajah, visited the headquarters of the Hau Giang Provincial … Read more

Acuity’s SWIFT membership reduces cyber risks

The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) Cyber Threat Report for 2022-23 confirms the need for individual vigilance combined with sophisticated systems to guard against fraud. By Jacquelene Pearson* The latest Cyber Threat Report from the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) confirms what most of us have been thinking as data breaches and cyber fraud continue to make … Read more