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Asian Investors

Japan: Unleashing the beast

November/December 2016 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

The country’s giant institutions could transform global real estate markets when they finally move. Florence Chong reports

Australian investors: Heavy lifting

September/October 2016 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

With the fourth-largest aggregation of pensions assets in the world, Australia’s superannuation industry is being forced to propel itself offshore and into new markets. Florence Chong reports

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Interview: Keppel Capital - Singapore’s new contender

May/June 2016 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Singapore’s Keppel Group is merging its real assets investment divisions into one entity. Florence Chong speaks to Keppel Capital’s CEO designate Christina Tan

Investor Universe Japan: GPIF to lead the way

March/April 2016 (Magazine)

GPIF’s foray into global real estate will provide justification for other Japanese institutions to follow. But local partners will be key, writes Yukihiko Ito

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Investor Universe: Chinese capital flows south

November/December 2015 (Magazine)By Sharon Hayes

Australia is a top target for China’s sovereign wealth fund and the country’s insurers are expected to lead the charge, writes Sharon Hayes

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Asia: Banking on a new network

Infrastructure, June 2015 (Magazine)By Christopher O'Dea, Bee Lin Ang

The creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank could have significant ramifications for investment in the region. Christopher O’Dea reports

Investment Intentions - Asia-Pacific: Supplying demands

March/April 2015 (Magazine)By

Investors have a preference for core assets, but can Asia supply enough suitable product? Alan Dalgleish looks at the latest ANREV survey results

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Investor Universe - Taiwan: Insurers whet their appetite

March/April 2015 (Magazine)

Other Taiwanese insurers are likely to follow Cathay and Fubon into overseas real estate. Tsering Namgyal explores their hunger for property yields

Asian Investors - Enter the Dragon 2

January/February 2015 (Magazine)By Bee Lin Ang

Asian institutional investors have been piling into global real estate markets, and a similar trend is beginning to play out in the debt markets. Bee Lin Ang reports

Expo Real: IP Real Estate panel: London market nearing its ‘peak’

November/December 2014 (Magazine)By Barbara Ottawa

International real estate investors will continue to invest in London despite warnings that the market could be nearing a peak, delegates at Expo Real in Munich heard.

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Investor Forum: The rationale for going public

Listed 2014 (Magazine)By

Why are institutions investing in real estate markets, and what are the pros and cons? Rachel Fixsen talks to six investors and advisers

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People moves: Apollo's Wofse lands CFO role at Thor Equities

Wed, 22 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Thor Equities, Apollo, Fidelity International, Cording, Valor, Lazard, Mitiska REIM, Citco, Clarion, Tritax

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People moves: Mazzocco appointed CEO of Generali Real Estate

Thu, 16 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Italian insurer confirms appointment one year after departure of Christian Delaire

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People moves: RPMI Railpen builds up in-house property team

Fri, 10 Mar 2017By IPE staff

RPMI Railpen, CBRE Global Investors, LaSalle, AXA IM-RA, Thor Equities, Atrium

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Noé, Smith retire and sell stakes in BMO Real Estate Partners

Wed, 8 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Company founded by Leo Noé fully owned by Canadian asset manager

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People moves: LGIM Real Assets bolsters debt team

Tue, 7 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Legal & General, Madison International, ACOFI, Vonovia, TH Real Estate, Commerz Real

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Standard Life, Aberdeen merger could create £40bn property arm

Mon, 6 Mar 2017By

Merger to create largest UK asset manager in terms of global real estate AUM

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Asia

Mapletree raises $535m for student housing fund

Wed, 22 Mar 2017By Florence Chong

Property arm of Singapore’s state-owned Temasek holds $1.3bn portfolio

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TPG Capital sells Australian energy company for AUD2.4bn

Fri, 17 Mar 2017By Florence Chong

Chow Tai Fook Enterprises acquires Alinta Energy

North America Real Estate Region

CPPIB, GIC and Scion invest $1.6bn in US student housing

Thu, 16 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Joint venture buys three portfolios including 29 assets

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Hastings attracts more Japanese capital for infrastructure debt

Wed, 15 Mar 2017By Florence Chong

Australia-based manager awarded manadate by Development Bank of Japan

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Charter Hall aims to raise AUD800m for office, industrial funds

Fri, 10 Mar 2017By Florence Chong

Australian manager expects to raise capital by end of June

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Malaysian pension fund looks to sell AUD325m Sydney office tower

Thu, 9 Mar 2017By Florence Chong

Civil servants pension fund KWAP puts 20 Bridge Street on the market

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