Real estate

Jan 11, 2019

London_real_estateIndia’s first real estate investment trust has captured investor interest, but its success will take time, writes Indrajit Basu.

Dec 18, 2018

Real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners has led a consortium of investors in a $1.54 billion retail property investment and says local life in the communities will be “refreshed and renewed”.

Dec 11, 2018

Artificial_intelligencePing An of China Asset Management has launched two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that it says are unique to the Hong Kong market.

Dec 04, 2018

Allianz buildingAllianz Real Estate is set to acquire a 20% stake in Ocean Financial Centre, marking its first involvement in Singapore’s property market.

Nov 27, 2018

SeoulSouth Korea’s National Pension Service (NPS) has awarded four local asset managers with a total mandate of 800 billion won ($708 million) to invest in real estate and renewable energy.

Nov 20, 2018

Shanghai skylineSingapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC, and real estate giant CapitaLand have teamed up to acquire Shanghai’s tallest twin towers – standing at 263 metres – for RMB12.8 billion (€1.61 billion).

Oct 30, 2018

WarehouseJapanese investors prefer logistics development for their real estate holdings, research showed.

Oct 23, 2018

Hong_KongWill a local funds hub supersede the Caymans as the principal domicile for alternative funds in Asia? These and other issues were discussed at a Hong Kong event hosted by Caceis, at which Funds Global Asia was media partner.

Aug 28, 2018

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Goodman Group, a property investor, have added $1.75 billion to their joint venture that invests in Chinese logistics assets.

Aug 21, 2018

Private equity firm Actis has acquired the Asian principal finance real estate business of Standard Chartered.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Giving peace a chance

Jan 11, 2019

As US-China tensions escalated in 2018, the leaders of the two economies met in Buenos Aires to agree a truce. Aidan Yao, senior emerging Asia economist at Axa Investment Managers, talks to Romil...

INTERVIEW: Operational challenges

Jun 09, 2018

Caroline Higgins of Northern Trust tells George Mitton about A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and why Cayman funds predominate in the region.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: A sunny picture

Jan 11, 2019

Changes to regulation, US-Sino trade tensions and further steps by China to open its capital markets were some of the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Optimism versus caution

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.