Following the hearing for Hontop Energy to be placed under judicial management last Monday (7 September), the Singapore High Court on Friday (11 September) published a notice of judicial management.
The application was filed by CIMB Bank Singapore on 15 June, 2020 as the bank looked to recover USD 105 million from Hontop and accused the company of fraudulent conduct.
The details for the procedure were published in the Government Gazette as follows:
Name and address of Judicial Managers:
LIN YUEH HUNG AND OON SU SUN
c/o RSM Corporate Advisory Pte Ltd
8 Wilkie Road
#03-08 Wilkie Edge
Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
9 Straits View #06-07 Marina One West Tower, Singapore 018937
Solicitors for the Applicant
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Photo credit: Manifold Times
Published: 14 September, 2020
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