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National Plant offers $1b bait; banks respond to RFP

The Australian Financial Review November 26th, 2018 by Sarah Thompson Anthony Macdonald There is nothing like the lure of a lucrative future mandate to get money out of investment banks. So it is interesting to hear privately-owned mining equipment company National Plant & Equipment is offering a lead role on a mooted sharemarket listing to [...]

2018-11-27T06:16:08+00:00 By |Uncategorized|

OCP Asia garners $500m for Fund III

Private Debt Investor October 16th, 2018 by Adalla Kim OCP Asia, the Hong Kong-based credit fund manager, has garnered $500 million so far for its latest closed-end fund vehicle, Dan Simmons, a partner at the firm, has confirmed to Private Debt Investor. The capital raised for Orchard Landmark III is double that of its predecessor [...]

2018-10-18T05:10:17+00:00 By |Uncategorized|

OCP Asia Is Said to Raise Over $700 Million for Lending Funds

Bloomberg October 15th, 2018 by Bei Hu • Firm attracted $500 million for a new direct-lending fund • Investors also added capital to its oldest and largest fund OCP Asia has raised more than $700 million over the past 12 months for funds that lend to small- and medium-sized companies, according to a person familiar [...]

2018-10-15T06:26:16+00:00 By |Uncategorized|

OCP Asia scales to $2.25bn

AsiaHedge October 9th, 2018 by Rodney Diola Manager attracts $500m in commitments to third lending vehicle under the Orchard Landmark series of funds OCP Asia is now a $2.25bn-sized lending manager after successfully attracting $500m in commitments from investors for its third lending vehicle under the Orchard Landmark series of funds. Dan Simmons, a partner [...]

2018-10-11T07:25:01+00:00 By |Uncategorized|

Sorrento’s Continental Hotel gets $80m makeover

Brisbane Times October 9th 2018 by Simon Johanson The sun is set to shine again on Sorrento’s Continental Hotel as developer Steller starts an $80 million redevelopment of the historic landmark. The ambitious, staged redevelopment of the Italianate-style hotel at the popular Mornington Peninsula seaside getaway, a short drive from Melbourne, is a joint venture [...]

2018-10-11T02:29:15+00:00 By |Uncategorized|

OCP Asia writes 3rd cheque for mining equipment company

Australian Financial Review August 10th 2018 by  Sarah Thompson  Anthony Macdonald Asia-based alternatives manager OCP Asia has tripled down on privately-owned mining equipment hire company National Plant & Equipment. Street Talk understands OCP Asia has written another $50 million cheque for National Plant in recent days, to take its exposure to the business to $185 million in [...]

2018-08-24T03:16:41+00:00 By |Uncategorized|

OCP Asia-backed Brisbane firm shapes as new IPO contender

Australian Financial Review Jul 5 2018 by  Sarah Thompson  Anthony Macdonald Hong Kong and Singapore-based alternatives manager OCP Asia has emerged as a backer of another Queensland-based company seeking a place on the ASX boards. Street Talk understands the company is engineering services firm Bothar Boring & Tunnelling which is weighing a local initial public offering after firming up OCP's support. Bothar is said to [...]

2020-02-18T01:21:08+00:00 By |Uncategorized|

Ex-Bomber Andrew Welsh expands property empire with another new estate

Editor, Magazines (Victoria) May 27 2018 by      Emily Power As an AFL footballer, Andrew Welsh read the play with precision. As a greenfield property developer, the former Essendon vice-captain has read the residential market like he once would have received a plum pass. About six years ago, Welsh purchased a colossal parcel of [...]

2018-08-21T08:17:16+00:00 By |Uncategorized|

Equity injection for IPO hopeful Ackroyd

Australian Financial Review Mar 21 2018 by      Sarah Thompson      Anthony Macdonald      Joyce Moullakis The steadily-building upswing in the mining industry has prompted hedge fund OCP Asia to more than double its investment in heavy earthmoving equipment rental firm Ackroyd Group ahead of a likely ASX listing. OCP Asia pumped [...]

2018-08-17T03:33:59+00:00 By |Uncategorized|

Essendon’s Andrew Welsh gets $70m hedge fund loan for Melbourne land project

Australian Financial Review  Feb 18 2018 By Larry Schlesinger As the major banks turn their backs on developers, Financial Review Young Rich Lister and former Essendon footballer Andrew Welsh has turned to Hong Kong-based hedge fund OCP for a $70 million loan to fund a new house-and-land project in Melbourne. It's the second time in the space of [...]

2018-02-22T05:40:26+00:00 By |Uncategorized|