Real estate

May 12, 2020

DWS has purchased a grade A logistics facility in Singapore as part of its Asia core real estate strategy.

Apr 28, 2020

The covid-19 pandemic has caused disruption across asset classes, and office real estate markets are “by no means immune”, but due to their illiquid nature it could take several months or longer for data showing the true impact of the virus, a recent study by UBS Asset Management has claimed.

Apr 21, 2020

Real estate investment managers around the world raised a record US$225.8 billion in capital in 2019, with Asia Pacific vehicles accounting for $32.8 billion of the total.

Apr 06, 2020

Natural_disasterAs volatility dominates the markets, Alex Rolandi and Romil Patel look at the advantages and risks of investing in real estate during uncertain times.

Feb 11, 2020

AcquisitionAberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) made its first Singapore acquisition for its global real estate portfolio with the addition of six shophouses.

Dec 12, 2019

IQ-EQ_event_Dec_2019Funds Global Asia partnered with IQ-EQ for its ‘Thought Leadership Series’ in Singapore to delve deeper into selecting the right domicile for alternative funds with a panel of experts.

Dec 12, 2019

Richard_NunnOne of the most significant trends in the wealth management sector over the past year has been the sustained rise of the family office, as high-net-worth families have sought to adopt increasingly sophisticated ways of managing their wealth.

Nov 26, 2019

Tokyo_cityReal estate investment manager, LaSalle Investment Management, has launched a Japan property fund with US$560 million of initial equity commitments from Japanese investors and loans extended by Japanese financial institutions.

Nov 19, 2019

Hong_KongCommercial real estate transactions in Hong Kong dwindled 32% year-on-year as protests continue in the Asian financial hub, according to data from Real Capital Analytics.

Nov 12, 2019

real_estate_investments riseInstitutional investors in Asia are most likely to ramp up their allocation to alternatives heading into 2020 amid lingering uncertainty over economic and geopolitical risks in Europe and the US.

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Apr 06, 2020

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Executive Interviews

Executive interview: ‘China is the 800-pound gorilla’

Aug 04, 2020

Just over a year into his new role, Wai-Kwong Seck, chief executive officer at Eastspring Investments, discusses his business goals, the Covid-19 pandemic and China.

Executive interview: Understanding geographies

Apr 06, 2020

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Roundtables

Hong Kong roundtable: A ‘fragile Goldilocks situation’

Apr 06, 2020

With the global economy at a crossroads, our panel of experts share their thoughts on the market conditions, geopolitical volatility and growth opportunities. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Singapore roundtable: A horizon to hold long-term assets

Dec 12, 2019

Panellists discuss the geopolitical fractures concerning asset owners, Singapore as a hub for fintech start-ups and why it makes sense to raise capital from a Variable Capital Company (VCC). Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.