Weaker economic growth and a struggling property market have made real estate fund managers more wary about their China residential exposure. But some still sense opportunity
Greater China | 20 Aug 2014 |
KKR and Australia Securities Exchange-listed Abacus Property Group have together agreed to buy a majority stake in three office towers that form part of Melbourne’s World Trade Centre (WTC) for A$120.4 million ($112.3 million).
Real estate | 19 Aug 2014 |
The Executive Centre has seen four different financial owners as its serviced office business has grown. CVC Capital Partners is the latest custodian tasked with taking the company to the next level
Buyouts | 13 Aug 2014 |
The investment arm of global real estate advisor CBRE has announced a final close on the Asia Alpha Plus III (AAP III) Fund of $236 million.
Fundraising | 12 Aug 2014 |
India’s long-awaited real estate investments trusts (REITs) inched closer to reality as the government offered clarification on the tax status of the structures.
Real estate | 11 Jul 2014 |
Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE) has led a $124 million financing round for a mixed-used commercial property development project in China.
Greater China | 10 Jul 2014 |
A PAG-led consortium has acquired a portfolio of around EUR700 million ($954 million) in primary subordinated loans held by Commerzbank’s Japan real estate subsidiary, plus local operations and staff.
Real estate | 27 Jun 2014 |
StepStone has moved into the real estate sector with the addition of executives from Clairvue Capital Partners. The new team has built portfolios in the US and Europe and plans to add professionals in Asia over the next 12 months.
Real estate | 26 Jun 2014 |
Warburg Pincus has agreed to buy HK$77.5 million worth of shares in Chinese property developer Jinmao Investments’ Hong Kong IPO, which is targeting up to HK$3.39 billion ($437 million).
Real estate | 23 Jun 2014 |
Venture capital investors have committed $100 million in Series C funding to Tujia.com, a Chinese vacation-rental website. The company has now raised $164 million since inception.
Venture | 19 Jun 2014 |
TPG Capital and PAG Asia Capital, together with co-investor Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP) have agreed to buy DTZ, the property services arm of Australia-listed UGL, for an enterprise valuation of A$1.215 billion ($1.2 billion).
Buyouts | 16 Jun 2014 |
KKR has teamed up with Hong Kong-based hedge fund LIM Advisors to acquire a commercial property in Seoul’s central business district. It is the private equity firm’s first real estate deal in South Korea.
Real estate | 06 Jun 2014 |
Dutch pension fund APG Asset Management will invest up to $650 million for a 20% stake in Chinese warehousing developer and operator e-Shang.
Greater China | 30 May 2014 |
Asia Investment Partners (AIP) Japan is launching its sixth healthcare-focused fund, which will specifically target the elderly care home segment.
Healthcare | 29 May 2014 |
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