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Malaysian government hits back at claims by former official over superyacht ‘Equanimity’

Malaysian government hits back at claims by former official over superyacht ‘Equanimity’

The Malaysian government has wasted little time in rebutting criticism to a statement released on an untraceable private blog by fugitive and former official Jho Low. In his New Year’s blog Low claimed that a US court had granted the

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Former 1MDB official criticises Malaysian government over superyacht ‘Equanimity’ sale

Former 1MDB official criticises Malaysian government over superyacht ‘Equanimity’ sale

Former official Jho Low, who is wanted by Malaysian authorities for alleged fraud has released a statement attacking the government’s sale of superyacht Equanimity. The communication issued by Wells Haslem Mayhew Strategic Public Affairs (Australia) was published on Low’s private

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Auction for superyacht ‘Equanimity’ now closed

Auction for superyacht ‘Equanimity’ now closed

The auction for the seized superyacht Equanimity has now formally closed after a month of highly secretive bidding. It is expected that the sealed envelopes containing the bids will be opened tomorrow (29th October) by the Judicial Commissioner in Malaysia.

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The life and times of ‘Equanimity’

The life and times of ‘Equanimity’

Each superyacht’s story should be full of romance and adventure on the High Seas but for Equanimity her journey so far feels something more akin to a Greek tragedy. Built in 2014 by OceanCo, the 91 metre, 2,998 GT, Equanimity can take up to

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UPDATE: 1MDB lawyer on legal issues with sale of Equanimity

UPDATE: 1MDB lawyer on legal issues with sale of Equanimity

It is not every day that superyachts are sold in execution, but that of the confiscated yacht  Equanimity set to be completed in Malaysia in November or December is expected to be completed smoothly through a sealed-bid auction. The only

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M/Y Equanimity seized in 1MDB investigation

M/Y Equanimity seized in 1MDB investigation

A 92-metre superyacht M/Y Equanimity has been arrested in Indonesia after its owner, Malaysian financier Jho Low, was accused of misusing government funds to purchase the asset. The U.S. Department of Justice began looking into the financier in 2016 as

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