Hui Ka-yan, or Xu Jiayin, chairman of Evergrande Group, is not having an easy 2021 by most accounts. Photo: Getty
Hui Ka-yan, or Xu Jiayin, chairman of Evergrande Group, is not having an easy 2021 by most accounts. Photo: Getty

Meet Evergrande CEO Hui Ka-yan, the billionaire behind the giant Chinese property developer in danger of defaulting on US$300 billion in loans

  • If real estate behemoth Evergrande collapses, experts warn it could shake the entire Chinese economy – and it’s already knocked billions off its CEO’s bank balance
  • Hui Ka-yan, or Xu Jiayin, tried to challenge Elon Musk’s Tesla in the electric car game, bought winning sports team Guangzhou Evergrande FC and is working on amusement park Evergrande Fairyland

Hui Ka-yan, or Xu Jiayin, chairman of Evergrande Group, is not having an easy 2021 by most accounts. Photo: Getty
Hui Ka-yan, or Xu Jiayin, chairman of Evergrande Group, is not having an easy 2021 by most accounts. Photo: Getty
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