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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...

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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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Link joins up with mainland through mall buy in Beijing

Hong Kong’s Link REIT has made its first mainland China acquisition: the 74,000m2 EC Mall in Beijing’s Zhongguancun high-tech area. The vendors were Infrared NF and Singapore’s Metro Holdings, and...

RMZ’s doubts cloud future of India REITs

Qatar-backed developer may list REIT in Singapore instead of India because of tax on special-purpose vehicles India’s nascent real estate investment trust regime looks fragile as a major developer said...

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Chinese build a home in Oz as Asian money moves in

Chinese developers looking to diversify into the transparent housing market are leading a wave of Asian investment in Australian property, with some players already looking beyond Sydney and Melbourne Australia...

Analysis

Singapore trumps rival Hong Kong in Asia’s mutinational occupier popularity contest

Corporate respondents to Corenet Global survey vote Singapore the number one office location in Asia Pacific, with Hong Kong’s high rents pushing the financial hub into second place Singapore is...

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SEBAM buy boosts Cordea Savills in Asia

UK company set to extend its footprint in Asia Pacific through merger with asset management division of SEB Cordea Savills is to acquire SEB Asset Management in a deal that...

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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)...

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