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Chen Guoqing (陈国庆) and Related Entities Purchased 21 Homes in NYC Area Worth $197 Million

Posted: March 8th, 2018

Today’s post will reveal our original reporting on one of HNA Group’s principals, Chen Guoqing (陈国庆). Chen Guoqing represents HNA Group in the United States, where he has left a large corporate footprint. DE-Tenants.org has learned that Chen Guoqing, his wife and associated corporate vehicles have owned 21 homes in the greater New York City area estimated to be worth $197,161,364. They retain 15 of the homes at present, worth $161,671,766. One of the properties, purchased in 1997 and still owned today, is located in Trump International Hotel and Tower, located at 1 Central Park West.


Tagged: More on Qatar - Al Thani Family, More on Qatar - Offshore Assets, More on Qatar - Russia Investments, More on Qatar - China Investments

Qatar Flips Rosneft in Less Than a Year, Part 2

Posted: January 3rd, 2018

DE-Tenants.org has previously delved into the Qatari sovereign wealth fund’s deal to acquire part of a 19.5% stake in the Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft. We traced a trail from Qatar to Singapore, to Russia, to Italy, to Britain, and ultimately to the Cayman Islands. Read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of our reporting. This update will look at new developments in the Rosneft case, as the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and its partner dispose of much of their Rosneft investment.


Tagged: More on Qatar - Russia Investments, More on Qatar - China Investments

Qatar Flips Rosneft in Less Than a Year, Part 1

Posted: January 2nd, 2018

DE-Tenants.org has previously delved into the Qatari sovereign wealth fund’s deal to acquire part of a 19.5% stake in the Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft. We traced a trail from Qatar to Singapore, to Russia, to Italy, to Britain, and ultimately to the Cayman Islands. Read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of our reporting. This update will look at new developments in the Rosneft case, as the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and its partner dispose of much of their Rosneft investment.


Tagged: More on Qatar - Russia Investments, More on Qatar - China Investments

Banca Intesa Sanpaolo Fined $235M Even As It Helps QIA Buy Rosneft Shares

Posted: August 22nd, 2017

Previously, we detailed how the QIA purchased part of a 19.5% ownership interest in a Russian state-owned oil company called Rosneft for $11 billion in December 2016. That 19.5% stake was purchased with a EUR 5.2 billion loan from an Italian bank called Banca Intesa Sanpaolo, which was recently fined $235 million by the New York State Department of Financial Services.…


Tagged: More On Qatar - About the QIA, More on Qatar - Russia Investments

QIA Invests in Russian State-Owned Oil Firm Rosneft (part 3)

Posted: August 17th, 2017

QIA and the Qatari royalty who control it have made a series of other high-profile deals of late. Most notably, Douglas Emmett’s financing partner recently purchased part of a 19.5% stake of the Russian state-owned oil company called Rosneft for $11 billion. In part 3 of our series we explain how the acquisition involved UK corporate entities that ultimately lead to the Cayman Islands. Primary documents included…


Tagged: More on Qatar - Al Thani Family, More On Qatar - About the QIA, More on Qatar - Offshore Assets, More on Qatar - Russia Investments

 

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