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China's Real Estate Developers Are Getting Chomped By Loan Sharks - Real ...: What's new in real estate? Here is...

China's Real Estate Developers Are Getting Chomped By Loan Sharks - Real ...: What's new in real estate? Here is...

21cbn.com has a fascinating story on these so-called “private equity” for real estate developers. Banks and financial advisors in the wealth management businesses of banks set up limited partnerships (LPs) for clients to invest in their bonds, offering high expected return, which could be as high as 40% per year. The money raised from these “private equities” were then lent to real estate developers, at very high expected rate of interest of course. Alternatively, it is much more common for the real estate developers to post equity interest in a project as collateral for the loans from these “private equity”, and the covenant would state that if the project return is below a certain level (say 25%), the investors will get the equity interest instead of a high interest payment. In this type of structure, according to the report, most investors were deceived as the returns c...

Full article: http://sfluxe.com/2012/04/22/chinas-real-estate-developer...

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