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VinaCapital Ventures names Việt Nam-born former German vice chancellor advisory board chairman – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HCM CITY — VinaCapital Ventures, the technology investment company of VinaCapital, on Friday announced the appointment of Dr Philipp Rosler, former German vice chancellor, as the chairman of its advisory board. Rosler will provide counsel to both VinaCapital Ventures and its investees. Born in Sóc Trăng Province, he was adopted at a young age and grew up in Germany. In 2011 he became vice chancellor and minister of economics and technology, and became actively engaged with and promoted the start-up community. He was…

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Joint ventures the only way out for developers eyeing huge commercial site atop high-speed rail terminus worth US$14 billion

Even the wealthiest of Hong Kong developers do not have enough cash to bid individually for a prime commercial site atop the high speed rail terminus in Kowloon that is likely to fetch about HK$110 billion (US$14 billion), which will compel them to form consortiums to spread the risk of developing such a huge project, say market watchers.The government is determined to sell the 632,917 square foot plot, expected to yield a total gross floor area of 3.16 million sq ft, as a whole. It is also… Source link

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China moves closer to allowing foreigners to control insurance ventures

China will accept applications early next year from foreign insurers seeking to take control of their local joint ventures and is even weighing giving them full ownership earlier than flagged, people with direct knowledge of the matter said. The regulator is expected to publish its final guidelines as soon as the first quarter of 2019 and would begin taking applications from interested foreign insurers soon after that, they said. Britain’s Prudential Plc and Canada’s Sun Life Financial Inc are among insurers who expressed interest in recent months in owning more…

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CEO of Singapore venture capital firm Vertex Ventures shares secret of spotting next big thing over breakfast at Trump-Kim hotel

It was 7.20am in mid-October in Singapore and already steamy and hot. The air was still despite the Capella resort sitting on a hillock overlooking one of world’s busiest shipping lanes. Not that Chua Kee Lock noticed. Or if he did, he did not seem to mind as he appeared dressed for the weather in a navy polo tee and trousers. At half-past seven, he wrapped up his previous meeting and settled at another table on the (non air-conditioned) restaurant patio for an interview over breakfast with the South China…

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ATLAS to expand ventures after securing HK$6.8 billion investment

[Sponsored Article] ATLAS together with ATLASPACE, announced the completion of Round A2 Financing from Mr. Li Sze Lim, Star River Group Limited and Times China Holding Limited with the latest valuation of HK$6.8 Billion. The joint investment will assist ATLAS in consolidating real estate industry resources and further enhance its leading position in the flexible workplace industry. “The new investment truly demonstrates the high recognition from the real estate industry in ATLAS’ unique business model as a ‘full-cycle’ office building operator. It also shows the strong confidence in ATLAS’ future…

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