On the same day that a court in Shanghai sentenced Anbang Insurance founder Wu Xiaohui to 18 years in prison, a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange gave an indication of the fate of the once-renegade Chinese insurer’s domestic… Read More>>
Anbang Insurance Group’s founder and former chairman Wu Xiaohui has been sentenced by a Chinese court to 18 years in prison for fraud and embezzlement, China’s official news agency Xinhua reported Thursday morning. The court also ruled that RMB 10.5… Read More>>
China’s government is injecting RMB 60.8 billion ($9.67 billion) into Anbang Insurance Group after the embattled insurer was taken over by the insurance regulator in February and its chairman put on trial on fraud charges last week.
The newly merged… Read More>>
As much of the region heads into an Easter holiday, Asia’s dealmakers refuse to take a break as Goodwin Gaw has reportedly been spotted shopping at the San Francisco location of HNA’s global real estate bargain bin. Singapore’s Mapletree is… Read More>>
The Chinese government now has direct control of the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York, as the country’s insurance regulator formally takes over the hotel’s embattled owner, Beijing-based Anbang Insurance Group.
Anbang, which had scooped up the famed Manhattan property… Read More>>
After presiding over one of the world’s biggest strings of cross-border real estate transactions from 2015 to 2017, Anbang chairman Wu Xiaohui disappeared into detention in early June.
Now, some two months later the head of real estate for the… Read More>>
Anbang Insurance chairman Wu Xiaohui may have disappeared into government detention in early June, but at least someone from the once high-flying Chinese insurer was available this week to deny reports of a forced sale of the company’s overseas holdings.
Uncertainty is mounting for Anbang Insurance, the troubled Chinese acquisition giant whose chairman was detained by authorities barely two weeks ago, as the company battles a lawsuit over a missed payment for Tong Yang Life Insurance, the Korean insurer it… Read More>>
China continues to be a centre for market excitement this week as Anbang Insurance confirms that its chairman is no longer available, on the same day that reports surfaced of Wu Xiaohui’s detention. Also in the news, Chongqing champion CC… Read More>>
Following months of rumours about his fate, Anbang Insurance chairman and CEO Wu Xiaohui has been detained by Chinese authorities, according to reports in mainland state-owned media.
The controversial insurance executive was taken away by “relevant departments” on Friday, according… Read More>>