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CIC and GIC vie as suitors for Tokyo ‘wedding factory’ asset

Published on April 12th, 2014

Lone Star is considering bids for its Meguro Gajoen complex in Tokyo, which could fetch up to ¥140bn ($1.37bn). GIC Private and China Investment Corporation, in tandem with Aetos Capital,…

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