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Hutchison Ports signed Heads of Agreement with Malaysian company

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Hutchison Port Holdings Limited, a private holding company registered in the British Virgin Islands and headquartered in Hong Kong, signed a Heads of Agreement with KA Petra Sdn Bhd, the company which a pioneer in the Ship-to-Ship transfer business in Malaysia. According to this agreement, the parties will become strategic partners to jointly develop the world’s largest Ship-to-Ship Transfer Hub in Malaysia – the flagship project of KA Petra.

According to the Heads of Agreement, the BVI holding takes 30% stake in KA Petra’s Ship-to-Ship Hub, while the Malaysian company will have 70% interest in the project. The construction of the Hub, which is to commence in the next 12 months and is estimated to cost US$150mln to US$180mln, will be funded both by internally integrated funds and debt financing.

During the signing ceremony Hutchison Ports was represented by Group Managing Director Mr. Eric Ip, and KA Petra was represented by its founder and Executive Chairman, Dato’ Shahrul Amirul. The ceremony was also formally witnessed by Prime Minister of Malaysia and Minister of Transport of Malaysia, with the presence of Minister of Economic Affairs and Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs.

Mr. Eric Ip, Group Managing Director of Hutchison Ports said, “We are equally excited to be part of this significant project that will have such a positive impact on the marine sector in Malaysia, as well as in SE Asia. Given our global port network, we are confident of introducing the many benefits offered in this STS Hub to our global shipping lines customers. This would be one of our valued propositions as a strategic partner with KA Petra in undertaking the development of the world’s largest STS Hub in Malaysia.”

Origin Agritech announced establishment of two new joint ventures

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

Origin Agritech Ltd., BVI-incorporated and China-based agriculture technology and rural e-commerce company, announced the establishment of two new joint ventures – Anhui Aoyu Zhongye Technology Ltd., of which Origin holds 50% of equity, and Xuzhou Aoyu Agricultural Technology Ltd., of which the company holds 51%. Five agricultural product distributors are investing partners in each of these joint ventures.

These two joint ventures, as well as the Hubei Aoyu Agricultural Technology Limited, became the cornerstone of the Origin e-Commune Network, based on the e-commerce technologies and BVI company’s strong brand equity across rural China.

BVI holding Juvenescence Ltd founded Napa Therapeutics in cooperation with Buck Institute and Insilico Medicine

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

BVI-registered Juvenescence Ltd, which is focused on ageing research and therapy investments, together with the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and Insilico Medicine have formed Napa Therapeutics, Ltd. – a biotechnology company focused on a novel target linked to one of the fundamental processes of ageing, and developing molecule drugs to address this target.

Napa Therapeutics is based on an innovative research in NAD metabolism conducted in the laboratory of Eric Verdin, President and CEO of the Buck Institute – and independent non-profit institution which is one of the main research centres focused on the problems of ageing and age-related diseases. Napa is a privately held British Virgin Islands company having an office in the Isle of Man.

Insilico Medicine is an artificial intelligence company with offices and resources in the US, Belgium, Russia, the UK, Taiwan and Korea. The Verdin lab will collaborate with Napa Therapeutics and use Insilico’s drug development engine to speed the discovery of new compounds.

Origin Agritech and Elastos Foundation announced co-operation plan

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Origin Agritech Limited, an agricultural biotechnology company headquartered in China and domiciled in the British Virgin Islands, and Elastos Foundation, which aims to create a new Internet system powered by blockchain technologies, announced their plan to develop a global strategic partnership. The purpose of the partnership is joint activities fostering smart economic solutions.

Origin Agritech has been developing a system for seed tracking and e-commerce solutions in order to provide the best seed technologies to Chinese farmers. Origin and Elastos had several years of trial experience when Elastos assisted the BVI company in developing its e-commerce platform, and now the companies believe that the formal co-operation in developing the platform based in Elastos’ Smart Web technologies would provide great service to global agribusiness transactions, data services, and rural e-commerce activities. The platform is expected to solve seed piracy problems and protect agricultural seed intellectual properties.

Both companies agreed that the founder of Elastos Mr. Rong Chen will join BVI company’s board, and Dr. Gengchen Han, chairman of Origin, will serve Elastos as an advisor. The companies also agreed on mutual investments.