IMPEX Lawyers & Advisers Managing Director Joseph Buccheri was proud to have taken an Australian fintech start-up client Helio Lending to the AFF 2019. Helio have a novel business model of lending fiat currency against cryptocurrency holdings. The support provided by IMPEX included assistance with successful transactions emanating through international networks that the firm identified, co-ordinated and negotiated for the company.
These efforts included liaison with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council & Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association to register the company as a project client of the firm in the Asian Financial Forum Deal Flow in Hong Kong 14/15 January 2019 and navigating our local Hong Kong and global networks of strategic alliance law, accounting and professional services.
The trip was a great success for Helio with great networks and opportunities being facilitated by IMPEX resulting in interest to support Helio with an up to $US 100 million line of credit facility from CUMBERLAND DRW LLC
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The Asian Financial Forum (AFF) brings together some of the most influential members of the global financial and business community to discuss developments and trends in the dynamic markets of Asia. In 2018, over 100 internationally respected leaders in government, financial and business sectors gathered for groundbreaking discussions about opportunities and challenges facing Asia.
The eleventh AFF attracted more than 3,000 participants from 46 countries and regions, about 85% of them were CEOs and senior decision makers. Around 400 journalists and media representatives attended the forum.
During the AFF Deal Flow Matchmaking Session, one-on-one meetings were arranged between sources of funds and sources of deals. Over the years, 3,800+ meetings were arranged for more than 1,800 companies involving investment project owners, private equity firms, investors, high net-worth individuals and senior professionals from intermediaries and professional services providers.