Real estate

Aug 28, 2018

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Goodman Group, a property investor, have added $1.75 billion to their joint venture that invests in Chinese logistics assets.

Aug 21, 2018

Private equity firm Actis has acquired the Asian principal finance real estate business of Standard Chartered.

Aug 07, 2018

Alternatives surveyThe popularity of alternative asset classes has not gone unnoticed by Asia Pacific asset managers, which are planning to expand their product ranges to include these types of funds.

Aug 07, 2018

China_property_developersInvestors have been advised to avoid corporate bonds issued by small property developers in China in favour of bonds from larger issuers in the sector.

Jul 24, 2018

Commercial_real_estate_riseThe sum raised for real estate funds of funds more than doubled to $8.5 billion last year, according to a global survey.

Jul 24, 2018

The_Cheesegrater_buildingConsultancy PwC is setting up a London-based team to assist Asian clients with inbound investment into European property.

Jul 17, 2018

Real_estateNomura Real Estate Holdings has acquired a 75% stake in Lothbury Investment Management, a UK-based property investment firm.

Jul 17, 2018

FarewellLaSalle Investment Management is preparing to say goodbye to a senior employee who has worked at the firm for 40 years.

Jun 19, 2018

The Square Mile LondonThe property division of Axa Investment Managers has sold an office block in the City of London to a subsidiary of Ho Bee Land of Singapore for £650 million ($856 million).

Jun 12, 2018

The twin forces of urbanisation and industry consolidation have made China’s large property developers increasingly attractive to bond investors.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Operational challenges

Jun 09, 2018

Caroline Higgins of Northern Trust tells George Mitton about A-share inclusion, ETF Connect and why Cayman funds predominate in the region.

INTERVIEW: Making a name

Apr 18, 2018

Formed by a merger in 2012, Old Mutual Global Investors was little-known in Asia. Carol Wong, managing director for Asia-Pacific, is changing that. She talks to George Mitton.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: a long-term project

Jun 09, 2018

Our panel discussed robo-advisers, ETF Connect, and why the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme will take time to develop. Chaired by George Mitton in Hong Kong.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Small nation, big ambitions

Apr 18, 2018

Our cross-industry panel discussed fund passporting, robo-advisers and the potential of a new investment structure, the S-Vacc. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.