US Extradition of Huawei CFO: Fallout and Fault Lines

Jan 8, 2019

Trans-Pacific View author Mercy Kuo regularly engages subject-matter experts, policy practitioners, and strategic thinkers across the globe for their diverse insights into U.S. Asia policy. This conversation with Roland Hinterkoerner – founder of Expertise Asia, a corporate consultancy in Hong Kong, and Partner at Orfi Capital – is the 170th in “The Trans-Pacific View Insight Series.”

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Chinese and US executives worry after Huawei CFO’s arrest

Dec 7, 2018

quotes from Roland Hinterkoerner, Partner at Orfi Capital

The arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer has sparked concern among US and Chinese executives, alarmed that they could be the next targets in the increasingly tense relationship between the two countries.

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Winsway third firm to default on bonds

May 12, 2015

Mainland coal exporter Winsway Enterprises Holdings (1733) became the third firm this year to default on an offshore bond in China, the world's biggest corporate bond market, after failing to make a coupon payment over the weekend.

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Kaisa gives investors a wake-up call

Feb 12, 2015

Foreign investors are demanding Chinese property developers provide stronger assurances about their financial positions after Kaisa Group Holdings almost defaulted on its offshore debt, despite reporting healthy cash holdings.

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China rating agencies see Chaori default as only a hiccup

Apr 3, 2014

BEIJING, April 3 (Reuters) - China's rating agencies are likely to keep a long-held assumption of government bailouts built into most ratings despite the country's first domestic bond defaults and warnings from Beijing that there is no blanket guarantee of support.

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Distressed-Debt Investors Eye Asia

As Asia’s economic growth sputters and banks face the prospect of rising bad debts, credit-focused hedge funds and private-equity firms are seeking opportunities to buy distressed debt.

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High-yield Asia debt boom spurs ex-RBS exec to start hedge fund

Aug 5 (Reuters) - A trio of French ex-bankers led by former Royal Bank of Scotland Group managing director Geoffroy Wallier are planning a $40 million Asia fund, seeking to cash in on a red-hot Asian credit market that offers the potential for much greater returns than Western counterparts.

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