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September News in Brief

Published on September 14th, 2015

Sunac shake-up sees chairman relinquish joint role as CEO Chinese developer Sunac Holdings’ chairman and chief executive Sun Hongbin has stepped down from the CEO role to focus on his…

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Property may not be devalued by China crisis

Does the stock market upheaval in China and the recent devaluation of the currency represent a threat or opportunity for cross-border real estate investors? Taking the stock market first, the...

Company Profiles

BLUE SKY GROUP

The Dutch pension fund manager is carrying out an Asian property investment campaign across the risk spectrum, investing in funds targeting core and value-added/opportunistic returns Blue Sky Group is firing...

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COMPANIES & PEOPLE

Swerdlow becomes Asia CEO as CBRE reshuffles senior team CBRE has reshuffled its senior management and appointed a new Asia Pacific chief executive. Danny Queenan has moved from his previous role as CEO, CBRE Asia...

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Chinese manager Cinda takes GuocoLand’s Beijing project

China Cinda Asset Management has agreed to buy a Beijing development from GuocoLand for RMB10.5bn ($1.64bn). The Guoson Centre in the city’s Dongcheng district comprises shopping centres, an office building...

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Hourigan takes over AMP property division

AMP Capital has appointed Carmel Hourigan global head of property. Hourigan will be responsible for delivering the strategy, growth and investment performance of AMP Capital’s A$19bn ($13.37bn) property investment and management...

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Blue Sky brightens M&G’s Asia core outlook to tune of $100m

Dutch pension group targets core Asian markets via M&G’s open-ended product M&G Real Estate’s open-ended, core Asia real estate strategy has received a significant first commitment from a Dutch pension fund...

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Opportunities rise with Asia’s cranes

The cranes on many Asian city skylines point to a rise in real estate development and investment that should outpace any short-term Chinese turbulence, as domestic and foreign capital increases...

World News

Malaysia’s EPF builds European logistics strength with €100m portfolio buy

Malaysia’s Employees Provident Fund has continued its European logistics push with a €100m ($70.3m) pan-European deal. AsiaProperty’s sister title EuroProperty reported that the fund, which manages more than $175bn of...

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Goldman Sachs gains slice of Piramal’s property arm in $150m Indian deal

US investment bank Goldman Sachs has invested $150m in Indian developer Piramal Realty. The bank bought a minority stake in conglomerate Piramal Group’s real-estate development arm. The deal follows a...