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Category Archives for Alternative Investments

Dangers of UK Land Banking

Came across a few articles warning on the dangers of UK Land Banking. Potential buyers, please take note and be extra careful on your due diligence! UK Land Registry Warning on Land Investment Scams UK Land Registry Guide to Buying Land Claimed or Thought to Have Developmental Potential Beware the Great Land Scam When is […]

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Wine for Asia 2009

Wine for Asia (WFA) 2009 offers a one-stop opportunity to keep abreast of the latest opportunity to keep abreast of the latest wine offerings, complete with business, educational and networking opportunities. Date: 22th to 24th October 2009 Venue: Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre For more details, visit the Wine for Asia 2009 website.

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UAG Wine Buyback Gone Sour

Yesterday, the Straits Times reported that a group of Universal Asset Group (UAG) wine investors had lodged a police report for delayed payment of their investments. These investors had participated in a one year “buy-back” scheme, where they purchased bottles of wine which was to be left with the company. The company promised a buy-back […]

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UK Land Investments Administration

In the current bearish stock market conditions, some people will probably be looking at alternative forms of investments. Land banking might be one of those being considered. I have written a few posts on this topic before but thought I will post some updates following recent developments in the UK. If you are thinking of […]

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Update on Liquidation of UK Land Investments

Following the decision by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) of UK to shut down UK Land Investments, Lee Manning and Carlton Siddle of Deloitte & Touche LLP, the appointed Joint Administrators of the company, released a report on their findings a few days ago. Creditors (including plot owners) of the company are advised to read […]

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