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February 2015 News in Brief

Published on February 9th, 2015

Preqin finds private equity firms struggling for capital and assets Real estate private equity firms are increasingly worried about sourcing assets and capital, a Preqin survey has found. More than…

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Cassidy Turley lends US muscle to DTZ DTZ has completed the acquisition of US firm Cassidy Turley, giving it a strong US presence for the first time. The global property...

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Keppel Land

With exposure to the weak Singapore market hitting the developer’s share price, its parent company believes a privatisation bid is the best route to expanding the firm across the region...

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CPPIB teams up for China project

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has signed a deal to invest $234m in a development in Suzhou, China. The Canadian state pension manager formed a joint venture with Longfor Properties to...

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Market watchers burst bubble theory as overseas investment carries Tokyo market ever higher

Investors are paying eye-watering prices for prime Tokyo offices, but the wave of foreign capital driving the market looks sustainable, thanks to a weakening yen and steady economic recovery Analysts...

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PREI’s Laughlin and Theseira given new roles in Asia

Prudential Real Estate Investors is promoting Bennet Theseira to run the Asia Pacific business and making previous incumbent Morgan Laughlin head of Japan. The US-based manager, which recently started to...

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Asian divisions add over $1bn to CBRE and JLL 2014 results

The world’s largest property services businesses both pulled in more than $1bn in Asia Pacific revenues last year, contributing to a successful 12 months overall. JLL reported a 19% rise...

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Vanke joins Chinese push into Malaysia

Johor state is focus for Malaysian developments by Chinese companies including China Vanke and Greenland Chinese developers continue to invest billions in southern Malaysian developments. China Vanke is to acquire...

Analysis

Tokyo becomes top target as real estate investors raise their aim across Asia Pacific region

More than half of respondents questioned for ANREV’s annual survey plan to buy in Tokyo, while Asia’s industrial sector is also popular as investors look to step up their property...

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