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GLP and AIA partner for logistics investment

Logistics conceptHong Kong-based life insurer, AIA, has teamed up with Singapore-based real estate investment group, GLP, to pursue investments in the logistics real estate sector. According to a joint statement, the collaboration is seeking to capitalise on the “immense opportunities” created by the “positive long-term trends that are driving the growth of the global logistics real estate sector”. “AIA believes in the strong fundamentals that support the future development of the global logistics real estate market,” said Mark Konyn, chief investment officer at AIA. No details were given of the amount of capital which will be invested by AIA. AIA had US$330 billion of assets as of June 30. ©2021 funds global asia

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