ARA LOGOS Logistics Trust's Changi Districentre 2. (Photo: REITsWeek)

Hong Kong’s financial regulators announced on 16 April that CWT International Limited has failed to pay interests, and fees due under a HKD1.4 billion (USD178 million) loan agreement with its lenders.

This total amount due to its lenders is approximately HKD63 million (USD8 million).

Given the default, CWT’s lenders have declared that all amounts accrued or outstanding under the loan to be immediately due and payable, and that all security relating to the facility agreement is now enforceable.

The security includes CWT International Limited’s interests in its Singapore subsidiary, CWT Pte Ltd - a major tenant at a number of Singapore-listed industrial and logistics REITs.

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By Ridzwan Rahmat

Ridzwan has been analysing REITs and business trusts since 2008, and personally manages a portfolio comprising mainly of SGX-listed REITs. He founded REITsWeek in 2013.