Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and General Electric Capital Real Estate (GECRE) have formed a joint venture targeting investments in mid-size Class A-B offices in key central business district sub-markets in Tokyo.
LPs | 10 May 2013 |
Switzerland-based private equity firm Partners Group has invested in a warehouse building in Hong Kong’s Kowloon East for an undisclosed sum. The warehouse is earmarked for conversion into a class A office building.
Greater China | 26 Apr 2013 |
China's Hongye International Investment Group has committed a $100 million in private equity to California-based firm Singpoli Capital to develop green energy, biochemistry, media, high-tech and real estate construction projects.
Greater China | 12 Apr 2013 |
Hony Capital has bought a 10% stakes in Shanghai-listed property developer Shanghai Chengtou Holding for RMB1.8 billion ($290 million), becoming the second-largest shareholder in the company.
Greater China | 12 Apr 2013 |
MGPA has held a second close of EUR50 million ($65 million) on its latest Asia property fund with a further commitment from a German insurance company. The vehicle, MGPA Asien Speziafonds, which specifically targets German investors, has so far received...
North Asia | 11 Apr 2013 |
The Carlyle Group has paid $267 million for Central Plaza, a Shanghai office building owned by Singapore real estate fund Forterra Trust. The deal is further confirmation of private equity firms’ appetite for commercial real estate in China, coming...
Real estate | 11 Apr 2013 |
Indiareit Fund Advisors, the real estate PE arm backed by Indian entrepreneur Ajay Piramal, has invested INR2 billion ($37 million) in real estate projects and is reportedly set to launch a $300 million offshore fund next month.
Real estate | 05 Apr 2013 |
New Jersey Division of Investment plans to commit $500 million to The Blackstone Group’s debut Asia real estate fund. The vehicle’s existence was confirmed last December when Tony James, Blackstone’s president, told a conference that it was a “golden...
Fundraising | 25 Mar 2013 |
Private equity investment in China’s real estate sector will become more specialized as it matures, with healthcare and old age care among the key segments to watch, says Edward Epstein, managing partner of Troutman Sanders’ Shanghai office.
Greater China | 21 Mar 2013 |
MGPA has acquired J-Tower, a newly completed Grade A office building in Shanghai's Jiading district for RMB263.5 million ($42 million).
Real estate | 08 Mar 2013 |
Canadian private equity firm Brookfield Asset Management is said to be among several investors targeting real estate developer Australand Property Group.
Australasia | 06 Mar 2013 |
India real estate investor Ireo will pump $700 million into luxury residences and hotel development in Gurgoan. The fund has tied up with the global hotel chain Hyatt to manage the project.
Real estate | 25 Feb 2013 |
Renminbi fundraising weakened considerably over the course of 2012. Preliminary AVCJ figures showing that barely 20 vehicles attracted a total of $4.2 billion in the second half of the year, less than one third the amount raised in the previous six months....
Fundraising | 20 Feb 2013 |
The Blackstone Group has reportedly joined two other companies in purchasing a business park in South India for INR19.6 billion ($367 million).
South Asia | 08 Feb 2013 |
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