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April News in Brief

Published on April 13th, 2015

O’Connor to steer Diversified Property Fund for AMP Capital AMP Capital has recruited Kylie O’Connor from Lend Lease to manage its AMP Capital Diversified Property Fund. O’Connor replaces Louise Joslin,…

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Stronger China may rise from short-term crash

My take on China has been that its real estate market is set fair in the long run and that any crashes in the short term will almost certainly be...

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AMP CAPITAL

China is the main regional expansion target for Asia Pacific’s third biggest fund manager, via a link-up with china life, while its infrastructure arm is seeking global growth opportunities AMP...

COMPANIES & PEOPLE

CBRE PAYs $1.4Bn for Johnson controls’ global FM arm CBRE has agreed to acquire Johnson controls’ Global WorkPlace solutions business for $1.475bn. The GWs division, which provides facilities management services, will be...

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DEBT

Property investors and developers in Asia have been aided by the easy availability of debt on good terms, especially in Australia and Japan, but in China, housing developers are facing...

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Winning bid for Paya Lebar Central puts Lend Lease on track for major Singapore project

Lend Lease has won the bidding to develop a 165,000m2 mixed- use project in Singapore. Alongside a “major global investment partner”, Lend Lease submitted a winning bid of S$1.672bn ($1.22bn)...

World News

China’s Fosun eyes stake in Euro manager Resolution

Chinese conglomerate Fosun is in advanced talks to buy a stake in opportunity fund manager Resolution Property, which is courting new investors ahead of a fresh capital raising, as first...

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Sydney swims against rising tide of office vacancies

Central business district office vacancy rates are at a record high in Australia’s main cities, due to oversupply and a resources extraction sector downturn, but Sydney’s CBD market remains healthy...

News

China’s Fosun International eyes Cushman &Wakefield

Fosun International has been linked with a bid for Cushman & Wakefield, which has been put on the block by its Italian owner. The New York-based firm is majority owned...

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