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Published on July 6th, 2013

Staff go as Pramerica shuts Beijing office Pramerica Real Estate Investors has closed its Beijing office and recruited a chief investment officer for the region. Jason Chew, head of the…

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Chinese life insurer Ping An has exchanged contracts to buy the landmark Lloyd’s Building in London for around £260m ($394.8m) – the first London investment by a Chinese life insurance...

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