Real estate

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.

May 08, 2018

Real_estateBlackRock has launched a fund in Hong Kong that invests in alternative assets such as real estate investment trusts and mortgage-backed securities.

Apr 17, 2018

Property_fundReal estate manager LaSalle Investment Management has raised $1.15 billion for the fifth in a series of pan-Asian, closed-ended property funds.

Mar 27, 2018

Euro_notesA state-owned real estate developer in the city of Chengdu has listed €500 million ($622 million) of Eurobonds on the China Europe International Exchange (CEINEX) in Frankfurt.

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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

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.

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.