Report of Foreign Private Issuer

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934







27/F, China Central Place, Tower II
79 Jianguo Road, Chaoyang District
Beijing 100025
People’s Republic of China

(Address of principal executive offices)


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.


Form 20-F  x   Form 40-F  ¨


Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):  ¨


Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):  ¨


Indicate by check mark whether by furnishing the information contained in this Form, the registrant is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.


Yes  ¨   No  x


If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-________.







Signature 2
Exhibit 99.1 Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. Press Release dated August 16, 2018 3






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


  Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd.

 /s/ Xuefeng Li

  Name:    Xuefeng Li
  Title:  Interim CFO


Date: August 16, 2018





Exhibit 99.1



Xinyuan Real Estate Announces Bond Repurchase


BEIJING, China, August 16, 2018 –Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. ("Xinyuan" or "the Company") (NYSE: XIN), an NYSE-listed real estate developer and property manager primarily in China and recently in other countries, today announced that it has planned to repurchase an aggregate principal amount of US$50,000,000 of its outstanding senior notes.


This plan is consistent with Xinyuan’s funding strategy and ongoing efforts to enhance the efficiency of its capital structure. In connection with Xinyuan’s long-term deleveraging plan, the Company will repurchase notes in the following series: (i) 8.125% senior notes due 2019 issued on August 30, 2016; (ii) 7.75% senior notes due 2021 issued on February 28, 2017; (iii) 8.875% senior notes due 2020 issued on November 22, 2017 with additional offering on December 1, 2017; and (iv) 9.875% senior notes due 2020 issued on March 19, 2018. Notes will be selected for repurchase based on price, timing and other considerations the Company may determine from time to time.


Based on factors including but not limited to economic value, capital costs, debt portfolio, and overall market conditions, Xinyuan will continue to consider opportunities for additional bond repurchases.


There can be no assurance that the repurchases will be completed in full, if at all or the prices at which the securities of any series of Notes.


This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.


About Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd.


Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. ("Xinyuan") is an NYSE-listed real estate developer and property manager primarily in China and in other countries. In China, Xinyuan develops and manages large scale, high quality real estate projects in over ten tier one and tier two cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Zhengzhou, Jinan, Xi'an, Suzhou, among others. Xinyuan was one of the first Chinese real estate developers to enter the U.S. market and over the past few years has been active in real estate development in New York City. Xinyuan aims to provide comfortable and convenient real estate related products and services to middle-class consumers. For more information, please visit http://www.xyre.com.


Forward Looking Statements


Certain statements in this press release constitute "forward-looking statements". These statements are made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements includes statements about intended securities repurchases, among others, and can generally be identified by terminology such as "will", "expects", "anticipates", "future", "intends", "plans", "believes", "estimates" and similar statements. Statements that are not historical statements are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or anticipated, including, but not limited to, our ability to continue to implement our business model successfully; our ability to secure adequate financing for our project development; our ability to successfully sell or complete our property projects under construction and planning; our ability to enter successfully into new geographic markets and new business lines and expand our operations; the marketing and sales ability of our third-party sales agents; the performance of our third-party contractors; the impact of laws, regulations and policies relating to real estate developers and the real estate industry in the countries in which we operate; our ability to obtain permits and licenses to carry on our business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations; competition from other real estate developers; the growth of the real estate industry in the markets in which we operate; fluctuations in general economic and business conditions in the markets in which we operate; and other risks outlined in our public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2017. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to update or review publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, after the date on which the statement is made.



For more information, please contact:


In China:


Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd.


Mr. Charles Wang


Investor Relations Director


Tel: +86 (10) 8588-9376


Email: irteam@xyre.com







In U.S.: +1-646-308-1472


Email: William.zima@icrinc.com





Mr. Edmond Lococo


In China: +86 (10) 6583-7510


Email: Edmond.Lococo@icrinc.com