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The Conference was held in Sydney on the 8th of December, with more than 330 delegates at the Hilton Grand Ballroom.
. The event was seen as ground breaking –dispelling myths and misconceptions of Chinese developers, and highlighting their planned involvement in Australia's property industry
. Sherwood Luo, head of Greenland Australia provided an overview of existing developments and future plans for the firm. $1.6bll invested so far in Australia
. Sid Londish, veteran property investor, born in China in 1924, made, lost and made 3 fortunes in Australia's property industry, responsible for several of Sydney's iconic developments, had partnerships with Japanese and Chinese developers/investors over recent decades said Chinese take calculated risks, where Australians are generally more conservative. Lots of innovation in Australia, but not enough funding. Aged care as the next wave of property development
. Most panellists (including Chinese developers, Australian property experts, Councillors and institutional investors) emphasised the need for local knowledge and expert advice to navigate Australia's complex development pathways
Delegates were approx. a third Chinese and Australian developers & builders; a third financiers, investors and deal-spotters; and a third industry service providers.
Lots of energy was seen during the networking events as many sought out business partners, proposals and further insights on the opportunities and risks from this new sector.
We would like to thank our supporting organization Urban Taskforce, Platinum sponsor National Australia Bank (NAB), Gold sponsors Gadens, Balmain Group, and our Silver sponsors SUMO SIV, KordaMentha, AZIBA, ACBNewsOnline for their support.
Date: Monday 8th December, 1.30pm to 7.30pm.(Presentations start 2pm, Cocktails from 6pm)
Location: Level 3, Grand Ballroom, Hilton Hotel, 488 George Street, Sydney.
Cost: $438 plus GST, all inclusive fee. ($481.80)
Attendees: 300 – 500 delegates comprising:
The event will take place during a time of heightened interest in the Aus-China relationship due to the:.
The 2nd annual Significant Investor Visa conference was held on the 3rd of July at the Hilton Hotel, Grand Ballroom, Sydney. Nearly 300 attendees including 20 panelists attended.
The conference discussed the mission-critical topics central to the success of SIV, and provided a platform for investors/their advisors/compradors, investment providers/SMEs and service providers to network.
Interest in our SIV initiatives (including our latest newsletter) has been strong, especially with the SIV programme gaining momentum. The magnitude for SIV opportunities can be seen in the $650 million in fees (immigration/legal fees alone) paid by 65,000 applicants to Canada's SIV equivalent.
And we are seeing the rise of the Australia comprador, (a reversal of history) in connecting Chinese UHNW to Australian investment opportunities.
We also note that SIV service providers and non-competing SIV product providers are becoming strong referral agents for participants in the SIV industry. The power of networking and the establishment of referral marketing channels is very evident in this new SIV industry.
Basis Point's free* China Equity Market Access Seminar & Drinks, Thursday 13th November 5pm -7.45pm in Sydney,sponsored by Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Baker & McKenzie.
An expert panel will discuss recent trends in China A-share investments, China's changing equity landscape and how global institutions can access the equity markets of China, the world's second largest economy.
*The event is complimentary to ASIC-regulated fund managers and brokers; APRA-regulated institutional investors and banks; proprietary trading firms; and qualified family offices.
Our panellists include one of Australia's largest fund of funds, one of the world's best futures fund managers(now retired but still trading), a global proprietary trading firm in Asia and of course, Singapore Exchange. Complimentary seating is limited to 100.