Real estate

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.

Jun 12, 2018

A real estate investment business owned by US insurer Prudential Financial has hired Stephen O’Keeffe as an executive director in Australia.

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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Giving peace a chance

Jan 11, 2019

As US-China tensions escalated in 2018, the leaders of the two economies met in Buenos Aires to agree a truce. Aidan Yao, senior emerging Asia economist at Axa Investment Managers, talks to Romil...

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.

Roundtables

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: A sunny picture

Jan 11, 2019

Changes to regulation, US-Sino trade tensions and further steps by China to open its capital markets were some of the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

SINGAPORE ROUNDTABLE: Optimism versus caution

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.