Three Arrows Capital (3AC) Scandal: Su Zhu Arrested as Teneo Pursues Recovery

Three Arrows Capital (3AC) Scandal: Su Zhu Arrested as Teneo Pursues Recovery
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SINGAPORE, (AP) — In a shocking turn of events, Su Zhu, the co-founder of the now-defunct crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital (3AC), was arrested at Singapore’s Changi Airport on Friday. The arrest took place as he was trying to make an exit from the country, according to a report by Bloomberg.

Teneo, the global advisory firm supervising the liquidation of 3AC's vast assets, claims it received a court-endorsed committal order against Zhu. This was a result of Zhu's refusal to honor a prior court directive mandating him to play an active role in the ongoing liquidation efforts. Consequently, this latest court order requires the Singaporean police to detain Zhu for a span of four months.

In a similar vein, Teneo stated that they have secured an almost identical committal order against Kyle Davies, who shares the co-founder title at 3AC with Zhu. The firm's intent during Zhu's imprisonment is to open dialogues regarding the fund's affairs, prioritizing the identification and recovery of assets either belonging to 3AC or purchased using its capital. Teneo remains adamant about its goal, stating it will “pursue all available avenues to ensure Mr. Zhu fully respects the court's mandate.”

The troubles for 3AC began to surface in July of the preceding year, coinciding with the downturn of the cryptocurrency market. Teneo, shortly after 3AC's collapse, expressed its inability to locate both Zhu and Davies. In a twist, a spokesperson for the duo alleged their disappearance was due to their evading Teneo, attributing their evasion to “credible threats of physical harm.” Further intensifying the duo's woes, Singapore’s central banking authority imposed a sanction earlier this month. Both Zhu and Davies face a nine-year prohibition preventing them from holding any managerial, directorial, or shareholder role in any enterprise related to capital market services.

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In these contrasting tales of finance and technology, one showcases the pitfalls of non-compliance and the ripple effects of corporate collapse. In contrast, the other reminds us of the relentless march of technology, and how global tech giants like Apple continue to innovate and offer a myriad of choices to consumers. As always, the key for the audience is to stay informed, making decisions grounded in knowledge and understanding