In today’s roundup of regional news headlines, a joint venture featuring Singapore’s Metro Holdings buys an Australian shopping centre, shares of Evergrande’s EV unit jump after chairman Xu Jiayin touts a long-term plan to make electric cars the group’s main… Read More>>
The latest chapter in the WeWork drama is taking place on the New York stock exchange today as the shared office provider goes public through a SPAC arrangement, providing relief for investors who had bought in at valuations of as… Read More>>
China’s ongoing credit crunch dominates the real estate news today as developer Sinic Holdings Group has become the latest mainland builder to default on offshore bonds.
The debt contagion may have also spread to Shanghai-based Shimao Group, which sent its… Read More>>
Distress leads the news today with reports from Korea and mainland China showing signs of tough financial times for real estate firms, including Singapore’s CDL selling a Seoul luxury hotel after suffering a disastrous 2020.
Also, a fresh set of… Read More>>
Fund raising leads the way as we start off another investment week in Asia, with Barry Sternlicht’s Starwood Capital announcing that it has raised $10 billion for a distressed opportunity fund aimed at properties worldwide.
Also hoping… Read More>>
In today’s roundup of regional news headlines, Li Ka-shing’s CK Hutchison closes a Watsons shop in Tsim Sha Tsui as Hong Kong tourism dries up, Singapore’s Mapletree acquires a bottling plant in the southern US, and momentum builds for a… Read More>>
In today’s roundup of regional news headlines, debt-saddled China Evergrande Group sparks fresh contagion fears after missing a third round of bond payments, Evergrande’s former chief economist distances himself from the group’s growth strategy, and Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam… Read More>>
In today’s roundup of regional news headlines, China’s beleaguered developers take centre stage as Fantasia limits trading in its Shanghai bonds, Modern Land requests a payment extension on its own debt, and Evergrande’s silent treatment of offshore creditors risks a… Read More>>
In today’s roundup of regional news headlines, Singapore’s GIC is unmasked as the buyer of a $1.3 billion tech park in the Netherlands, investment bank JP Morgan says Chinese property giants are understating the size of their debt pile, and… Read More>>
In today’s roundup of regional news headlines, Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC partners with Charter Hall on an office buy in Australia’s capital, a rare residential plot in Hong Kong’s pricey Repulse Bay heads for auction, and four key… Read More>>