Real estate

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.

Mar 06, 2018

China_CITIC_bankThe international business of China’s CITIC Securities has expanded into European real estate through a partnership with London-based Avignon Capital.

Feb 20, 2018

Asia-Pacific headFund services firm Alter Domus has recruited Alexander Traub as its regional executive for Asia Pacific, based in Singapore.

Feb 20, 2018

SydneyA division of Axa Investment Managers that deals in property and infrastructure has appointed Kumar Kalyanakumar as head of Australia.

Feb 13, 2018

Real_estate_soldInvestors spent more than $20 billion on income-producing property assets in Hong Kong last year, a rise of 39% compared with 2016.

Feb 13, 2018

Shenzhen_cityA ranking of global cities by asset manager Schroders has highlighted Shenzhen as “top of the list for cities to watch in 2018”.

Jan 23, 2018

shutterstock_563320966India and Indonesia are tipped to lead an infrastructure boom in South and Southeast Asia that will create numerous opportunities for investors in infrastructure debt.

Dec 12, 2017

Hong_KongChina’s new cross-border capital rules have reduced foreign property acquisitions but strengthened Hong Kong’s role as a channel for mainland investors to export capital, says Petra Blazkova of Real Capital Analytics.

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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.