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Albert Huynh is a Director of Australasia Holdings Pty Ltd and has worked as a promoter of a Tricom joint venture with the Victorian brown coal promoter Environmental Clean Technologies (ECT). In a media release announcing an agreement with a Vietnamese investment company, ECT stated that the deal was "a successful outcome from our partnership program with Podium Energy, who provided the initial introduction and facilitated negotiations."
A June 2009 media release featured on the Markstone Group website quoted Doug Townsend as stating that "Podium Energy has successfully brokered this deal for a major client by having on the ground local knowledge of Vietnam through our partner Albert Huynh and by keeping open, transparent lines of communication between ECT and TinCom over a number of months".
The media release also stated:
- "Mr Huynh, who worked with Podium Energy to ensure TinCom was also getting a good deal, said the collaboration between all parties ensured its success. "It is important for companies to have local knowledge in the industries as well as the countries where they are seeking investment," he said. "This includes knowledge of their government, industry landscape and general exposure to how to do business. Podium Energy recognises this and together we will continue our involvement with this client for the duration of the different stages that now must be worked through until construction is completed."
Articles and resources
- Podium Energy, "Podium Energy secures $100 Million in equity for brown coal technology", Media Release, October 26, 2009.
- Environmental Clean Technologies, "ECT signs its biggest deal", Media Release, February 27, 2009.
- Podium Energy, "Podium Energy in coal tech space", Media Release, June 23, 2009.