Real estate

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.

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.

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