SOURCE: Philand Ranch Ltd.

November 11, 2009 10:15 ET

PHILand Ranch Engages EquityStory AG to Provide Corporate Communications and Investor Relations Services

FRANKFURT, GERMANY and LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 11, 2009) - PHILand Ranch Limited, (FRANKFURT: 1P8) (WKN: A0RPEA),, a company engaged in the development of real estate and master-planned community properties in Vietnam and the growing economies of Southeast Asia, announced today that it has engaged EquityStory AG to provide corporate communications and investor relations services for the company.

With EquityStory, PHILand Ranch will have presence on the most important German-speaking financial portals, such as Onvista --, --, Bloomberg --, and Deutsche Börse Group --, through a combination of corporate profile, financial reports, news, analyst reports, interactive fact book, and other investor features. The Company has also recently updated its website to include a brand new Investor Relations section, which was developed and is now hosted by Thomson Reuters --

The Company's PHILand Ranch master plan is a long-term multi-billion dollar development project, including the Pointe91 luxury living community, the private residence club properties, the featured five-star hotel and spa, the 3,950-acre free trade zone, the open economic zone, and PHILand housing, which are expected to produce stable, long-term recurring revenues, additional employment opportunities and economic growth for several decades to come.

Located on an exclusive and majestic bluff overlooking the South China Sea with rocky shores that extend to the north and seemingly endless sandy beaches southward, the 118-acre Pointe91 is encompassed by a diverse topography and will grow to an eventual 300 contiguous acres. Pointe91 will offer luxury accommodations in an exclusive community including 227 grand private home residences in seven separate communities, an exclusive five-star beach hotel and spa with 180 rooms and 30 detached premium residences that will be offered as part of a private residence club.

Pointe91 will also feature spectacular attractions like the outdoor 250-seat amphitheatre with a South China Sea backdrop, an international commercial-retail center, a state-of-the-art management executive education training facility, recreational parks and miles of hiking and jogging trails along the scenic and natural terrain exclusive to Pointe91.

Pointe91 is strategically located less then seven minutes from the Chu Lai Airport. In accordance with the Vietnamese government's plan, the Quang Nam and Chu Lai area is expected to experience an increase in tourism. The Chu Lai Airport will be upgraded to meet international standards and will be capable of handling up to 1.5 million visitors a year by 2015. Pointe91 is expected to become a choice destination to accommodate guests from Southeast Asia, Europe, Australia and the U.S., as well as the fast-growing, local affluent Vietnamese population.

Daniel St. John, Project Director for PHILand Ranch, comments: "With over 100 years of accumulated experience, the PHILand team is comprised of world-class architectural designers, land planners, and international real estate marketers We have Vietnamese real estate law expertise and a network of infrastructure development and construction companies in Vietnam to help us pursue cost saving benefits through each step of the process. Together, we have developed over 50,000 acres of land all over the world with state-of-the art hospitality, recreational facilities and commercial and residential properties. With our expertise and network of resources, we have the ability to properly brand, market, and merchandise our subject properties successfully thus sustaining long-term growth and creating value for investors and partners as well as for the country of Vietnam."

About PHILand Ranch

PHILand Ranch Limited, a United Kingdom corporation, Company No. 6923797, is engaged in the development of real estate, hospitality and master-planned community properties in Vietnam and the growing economies of Southeast Asia. The company currently develops its first phase of a multi-billion dollar project at Pointe91 in Bien Rang, Chu Lai, Quang Nam Province, Central Vietnam through its wholly-owned Vietnam-based subsidiary Philand Vietnam Ltd. Web site:

Safe Harbor: This news release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected on the basis of such forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are made based upon management's beliefs, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management pursuant to the "safe-harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

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