August 2017 | Asia Property

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Sabana targeted as small Asian REITs face takeover bids

E-Shang Redwood pursues Shariah-compliant S-REIT, as Blackstone bids for Astro Japan Property portfolio Smaller Asian REITs are increasingly becoming a target for property investors. Warburg Pincus-backed e-Shang Redwood is...

Comment

Diary

Troubled HNA may be frozen out as AEP gets cold feet… AEP Investment Management is exploring ways to scale back its ties to embattled Chinese conglomerate HNA Group, according to...

Company Profiles

EXS Capital

The independent investor, which has two Asian strategies targeting Vietnam and data centres, believes niche knowledge and the ability to pick reliable local partners are the keys to success EXS...

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CIC joins Asian debt investment trend by taking stake in US REIT

China Investment Corporation has invested in a US-listed debt REIT. The sovereign wealth fund announced it had taken a 15.5% stake in TPG Real Estate Finance Trust, a REIT managed...

Research

Key data: Listed sector

• All three regional indices lost ground during July •  In Asia, Hong Kong and Singapore performed well • July was a poor month for listed real estate performance: the...

Research

Key data: Occupiers

• Large corporations join start-ups in Asian co-working space • Trend gives Hong Kong offices a new lift  Multinationals push co-working trend… Multinational corporations have become an important occupier group driving...

Companies & People

Companies & people

M&G real estate appoints top Asia Pacific and Japan managers M&G Real Estate Asia has announced a trio of high-level appointments. The UK investment manager appointed Richard van den Berg...

Comment

Big players pick off listed property’s pawns

There were expectations of more mergers and acquisitions in the Asian listed real estate sector this year and there has been quite a flurry. GLP’s privatisation has rather overwhelmed everything...

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Lee Kum Kee picks up City’s Walkie Talkie in record single-asset London deal

Chinese tycoons continue to be attracted to prime assets in London. Lee Kum Kee Group, famous for its sauces, confirmed that is has agreed to buy 20 Fenchurch Street in...

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CPPIB joins big investors targeting India

Canadian fund to inject over $1bn into developer RMZ, while Blackstone and GIC also plan big investments  International investors are looking to aggressively expand in India, with a number of...

Analysis

Chinese cities take the road to real estate maturity driven by RMB1trn of new investment by 2020

Insurers will lead the way in fuelling Chinese property investment and while only a few urban markets are currently as mature and liquid as Western ones, 112 cities are in...