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Picvest's Billion Years Special Case: Part 3

Picvest's Billion Years Special Case: Part 3

That is the third chapter of Moneyweb's monitoring exercise, which is said to failed Highveld Syndication methods. For the appropriate context, this article must be learn within the first two chapters.

Special Case of Picvest Billions: Part 1

Special Case of Picvest Billions: Part 2

78 Property Valuation Syndicated to 18,000 Buyers R4.6 billion by means of Highveld Syndication (HS) has been controversial as a result of techniques are in 2011 failed.

Moneyweb Tracking Survey on Sales and Valuation of those Properties Actually Vital Numerous Estimates, Decreased aggressively when HS Corporations went into business in 2011, and when the 155 § Association System came into drive in 2013.

Within the Moneyweb research A complete of 46 syndication evaluations of 78 properties included within the business rescue plan (BRP) have been in contrast, and noted that the valuation of these properties fell by a mean of 40 %. In some instances, particular person property values ​​fell by as a lot as 80 %

Picvest markets these 46 properties to buyers in R3.2 billion as part of the HS 15 and HS 22 syndicates. Because syndicates have been oversubscribed, additionally it is the amount that buyers pay for real estate. Nevertheless, when the HS corporations have been taken to rescue their enterprise, the worth of the properties was solely R2 billion. That is about EUR 2.2 billion, or 38 % decrease than the unique syndication estimates

It is very important word that the international financial disaster affected the BRP's valuations. The extent of this impact just isn’t obvious as a result of the properties were not valued independently. The sale of these elements of the property might have affected these assessments. Moneyweb sent detailed questions to the important thing individual of the HS system, Nic Georgio, however he did not reply earlier than publication.

Moneyweb additionally sent inquiries to Hans Klopper, a rescue operator in the HS enterprise, however he additionally did not reply

Overestimation limits the property's means to return high returns

Property overestimation signifies that the property is unable to generate the revenue needed to pay high returns house owners. For instance, if the property is value R1 million and generates internet revenue of R100,000, it produces a 10% return. Nevertheless, if the identical asset is value R2,000,000 and still produces solely R100,000, the return will fall to five%

This is relevant for HS corporations with a return of 10-12%. % was provided, and if the properties are overestimated, the properties are unable to supply the promised returns. If overestimation might have affected the monetary difficulties of the HS corporations

Official Reviewer

Carl Nel, an official actual property appraiser for HS methods, denied that his valuation had elevated. He noted that the HS 15 normal HS property values ​​have been based mostly on an income-based technique utilizing verified figures. Nel also appreciated the belongings of HS 19 and HS 20 in verified and audited financial figures, while Georgiou and its affiliated entities also signed a safety for the leases and repurchase terms

. The syndicated properties in HS 21 and HS 22 stated that he only appreciated the complete property portfolio of those syndicates. He added that he could not use the income estimation technique for the properties of HS 21 and HS 22 and that he had ordered Picvest's managing director, Derik Reichel, at that time for securities based mostly on leases and repurchase insurance coverage, resembling audited figures, not all out there to implement this technique.

Learn: Nel's HS 21 Analysis Report

Learn: Nel's HS 22 Analysis Report

Moneyweb requested for interviews with Reichel, but he didn't reply

Nel also canceled his official evaluation for HS 21 later and HS 22 when Picvest did not comply with the terms and circumstances underneath which the complete lease and repurchase agreement must be revealed in prospectuses in order that intermediaries and advisors can measure the danger before making an investment determination (see under). 19659002] Syndication and Enterprise Rescue Assessments

Totally different estimates for the person properties listed within the desk under have been obtained from the unique syndication values ​​revealed in the HS brochures and BRP. Unfortunately, the source of the BRP values ​​was not revealed in the BRP. Klopper wrote within the BRP that he did not have enough time to accumulate valuations and that it will have been too expensive. Nevertheless, he noted that the revealed estimates have been completed earlier in 2011, a number of months earlier than HS corporations have been deployed in rescue operations.

Klopper didn’t answer questions that would help decide the source of those valuations or who

Apparently, the same BRP valuations have been used within the 155-point association system that established Orthotouch as a rescue software for HS buyers. Nevertheless, 155 documents state that HS corporations made estimates in Might 2011 (paragraph 2.1.46.1). The actual valuer of the properties was additionally not revealed.

Nevertheless, buyers have been paid curiosity on unique syndication values ​​

Comparison of estimates

Comparison of 46 real property syndication and BRP valuations under:

Property identify Evaluation of HS prospectus BRP valuation Value difference
1 Key Largo (HS15) R36 885,000 R36 885,000 R36 885,000 R2 zero84 472
2 Safesidisolocity (HS15) ] R17,500,000 R16248248 (R1 251 752)
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3 Cascades (HS16) 19659029] R30170,000 R3012004 (R15745 650)
four Eden Terrace (HS16) R51 930,000 R33 937 036 R33 937 zero36 (R17 992 964)
5 Rock Cottage (HS16) R48 135,000 R67 908 760 R19 773 760
6 Waterford (HS16) Waterford (HS16) R 50945,000 R50 945,000] R41 774 724 [19659031] (R9 170 276)
7 Southdale (HS17) R205 560,000 R164192,090 (R41 367) 910)
8 12 Major Ave, Melville (HS18) R12,000,000 R4 193,485 (R7 806 515)
9 14 Major Ave, Melville ( HS18) R16,000,000 R16,000,000 R16,000,000 (R9 014 267)
10 5 Essential Ave Melville (HS18) R14,000,000 ] R6 221 658 (R7 778 342)
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11 Major Ave, Melville (HS18) R16,000,000 R15 063 242 R1936 758)
12 9-11 Primary Ave, Melville (HS18) R42,000,000 [19659030] R28 221 291 (R13 778 709)
13 Absa Witbank ( HS18 R15 100,000 R7 727 273 (R7 372 727) (R7 372 727) 19659033] Beacon Isle (HS18) R26 150,000 R22 077 664 (R4 072 336)
Eshowe Mall (HS18) R58 800,000 R58 800,000 R58 800,000 484 R48 213 484 [19659032] 16 Basil Inexperienced (HS19) R50 234 939 R30 565 369 (R19669,570)
17 Company Park (HS19) R45 342 479 [19659030] R20 308 704 (R25 zero33 775)
18 Highway Gardens (HS19) R47371363 R31 612 125 238) (R15 759 238) 19659033] Leaping Frog (HS19) R177 005 830 R140 330 188 (R36 675 642)
20 Meschape (HS19 R45 469 800 R45 469 800 R45 469 800 (R15 256 231)
21 Spar Plaza Potgietersrus (HS19) R39 541 661 R39 541 661 R27 541 661 R27 776 318 (R11765343)
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HS19 R4463575 8 R34 992 762 (R9 642 996)
23 Wilropark (HS19) R18 020 871 R18 020 871 R8 020 871 218 527 218 527)
24 Absa Brakpan (HS20) R28 549 761 R16 758 791 (R11790970)
25 Banbury Cross Village HS20 R84 436 933 (R27 zero35 823)
26 Blairgowrie Plaza (HS20) R165 105 061 R165 105 061 R79 914 703
27 19659031] East Lynne (HS20) R43 807 792 R34 971 264 (R8 836 528)
28 Flora Workplace Park (HS20)
19659029] R116 717 658 ] R82 874 725 (R33 842 933)
29 Recreation Middle – Paarl (HS20) R29836655 R29 609 556 R29 609 556 R29 609 556 19659029] 099)
30 ILO Home (HS20) R11485,842 R10 745 622 ( R740 220)
31 Markinor Home (HS20) Markinor Home (HS20) 638 R19 273 110 (R7 550 528) 32 Nedcor Building – Germiston (HS20) R31 478 436 R12 768 975 (R18 709 461) 19659031] Normal Bank Building – Nelspruit (HS20) R36 236 384 R26 065 755 (R10 170 629)
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34 Wonderboo m Plaza (HS20) R30 120 783 R21 413 660 (R8707) 123)
35 Glen Gables (HS21) R200 722,759 * R200 722,759 (R141 109 496)
36 Highveld Centurion (HS21) R141 879 zero18 * R63 781 147 (R78 097 871)
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37 Lodge (HS21) R234 998 813 * R44 150 490 (R190848323)
38 Mill House (HS21) R64 zero23 288 * R64 023 288 960 (R35 824 328)
39 Tyger Manor (HS21 R44955,000 * R55 178 176 R10223176
40 Whitening products [HS21] R63 440 989 * R27 307 120 ( R36 133 869)
41 1 Charles Crescent (HS22) R206 342 421 * R206 342 421 19659031] (R99 297 791)
42 10 Charles Crescent (HS22) R36680366 * R19547778 (R17212388) 9033] 9 Charles Crescent (HS22) R68 856 123 * R30 324 040 (R38 532 083)
44 Cell C (HS22) R216,082,357 * R216,082,357 * R127 923 588 (R88 158 769)
45 Ethos (HS22 R155502,957 * R59 168 700 (R56 334 257)
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46] Primovie Pa rk (HS22) R110 175 458 * R75 283 500 (R34 891 958)
R3 217 056 195 R3 217 056 195 R1 217 056 195 -R1 222 901 788
* Official valuation of Carl Nel. Nel did not respect the property market by means of HS 21 and HS 22 individually however as a collective settlement based mostly on leases

The official critic raised

Neli's declare that he appreciated the traits of syndication collectively and not individually fascinating as a result of the brochures report on valuations of individual properties

The brochures of HS 21 and HS 22 include a desk that apparently displays Picvest's "pay" for the acquisition of actual estate. The tables also present that these purchases included a worth of 11% and that the sum of those quantities was thought-about as a valuation of the property. Subsequently, it was not based mostly on the revenue estimation technique. Nevertheless, the tables mirror the collective appreciation of properties in the identical quantity. The four signed valuation certificates indicate. The table and the explanatory notes are as follows:

Source: HS Brochure

It’s unclear what justification these estimates have been made as a result of the property title paperwork Picvest by no means bought the property.

HS 22

An analogous difference exists within the brochure of HS 22. The desk in this brochure seems to appreciate properties just like HS 21, where property buy costs rise by 11%. Subsequently, properties aren’t valued within the revenue technique either. Apparently, despite the fact that the valuation certificate of Nel states that his valuation was based mostly on a lease, the HS 22 prospectus doesn’t include any reference to such an settlement.

Desk under:

Supply: HS brochure

As in the case of HS 21, Picvest's property title by no means acquired real estate and was not transferred to HS 22.

The individual overestimations point out

The table has four properties

All four properties have been syndicated or bought to buyers in 2009 as part of HS 21 and HS 22 R784 million. Two years later, the BRP estimates the properties solely at R275 million, ie 35% of the unique syndication values ​​

Options embrace Glen Gables (HS 22), 1 Charles Crescent (HS 22) and Highveld Centurion (HS 21).

Glen Gables

Another example is the Glen Gables buying middle in the East of Pretoria. The center was efficiently syndicated in 2009 as a part of HS 21, with a brochure of 200 million tables. In 2011, BRP estimated the property at R59.6 million. As Pembury, the title of Glen Gables exhibits that Picvest never acquired the property and was not transferred to HS 21, so additionally it is unclear what happened to the 200 million paid by buyers.

Abstract of the Title

Glen Gables Evaluation
Value of Syndication in response to HS Brochure R200 722 759
Value in line with BRP R59 613 263
Company Yr Worth
Glen Gables Investments (former Sharemax) 2003 R28,000,000
Zelphy / Zephan [19659299] 2006 R59,000 000
Orthotouch 2013 R123 304 205
Acceleration 2013 R32 556 543

The title exhibits that Zephan acquired its sharemax company in 2006 at R59 million. Zephan then bought the property within the back-to-back enterprise in 2013 to Orthotouch R123 million after which instantly to Accelerate Property Fund R32.5 million – hardly 16% of the original syndication worth R200 million.

Georgiou's son Michael is Managing Director of Accelerate

Highveld Centurion

Highurd Centurion's Property at Centurion is another fascinating case research. It was syndicated in 2010 as part of HS 21 when it was 141.eight million. The BRP valuation was only R63.7 million, which was less than half of the original syndication value. Zephan bought the property in 2006 for R39.eight million, and in 2013 it bought Orthop20 to R132 million, which instantly bought it to Accelerate for R43.5 million.

Highveld Centurion Analysis Syndication Worth based on HS Brochure R141 879,018 Worth by BRP R63 781 147 R63 781 147 R63 781 147 R63 781 147 [19659324] Transactions Company Yr Worth Centurion Highveld Park 2002 R21,000,000 R21,000,000 Zelphy 2095 / Zephan 2006 ] R39 800 000 Orthotouch 2013 R131 925 066 Acceleration 2013 R43 459 756 Vresthena Pty Ltd 1 Charles Crescent

The same pattern was repeated in 1 Charles Crescent, situated in Eastgate, Johannesburg. The property was syndicated in 2009 as part of HS 22 R206 million. A yr later, the BRP estimated the property at R107 million, virtually half of the paid buyers.

The title exhibits that Zephan bought the property in 2006 for R41 million and that it was by no means transferred to HS 22 after successful syndication. In 2013, Zephan bought the property to Orthotouch for R216 million; Orthotouch instantly bought it to speed up R110 million.

1 Charles Crescent Evaluation
Syndication Value in line with the HS Prospectus R206 342 421
Value by BRP 19659299] R107 zero44 630
Actual Property Outlets
Company Yr Worth
Zelphy 2095 / Zephan 2006 2006] R41 040 000
Orthotouch 2013 R216 434 338
] Accelerates 2013 R110 805 516

Moneyweb despatched detailed inquiries to Georgio and Klopper, however they didn’t reply or give answers by publication