Chinese Developer Sunac Seeks Chapter 15 Protection in New York Court

Chinese developer Sunac China Holdings has filed for chapter 15 protection from creditors in a U.S. bankruptcy court, court documents showed, Reuters reported. Creditors of Sunac China Holdings approved its $9 billion offshore debt restructuring plan on Monday, marking the first approval of such debt overhaul by a major Chinese property developer. Sunac is among a string of Chinese property developers that have defaulted on their offshore debt payment obligations since the sector was hit by a liquidity crisis in 2021, roiling global markets. Read more.