Dalian Wanda Group is selling stakes in nearly $4.5 billion in real estate projects across the UK, US, China and Australia to a privately held company controlled by its chairman Wang Jianlin, according to an announcement to the Hong Kong… Read More>>
Nearly $2 Bil in HNA Deals in Doubt as Partners Question Debts, Shareholding
HNA Group, the aggressive outbound investor that has recently run afoul of regulators both in China and abroad, now risks seeing some $2 billion in acquisitions fall apart in the US, Singapore and Malaysia.
The transactions are at risk as… Read More>>
After $30B in Cross-Border Deals, China’s HNA Says It’s All About Charity
HNA Group, the mainland conglomerate that has racked up more than $30 billion in outbound deals since last year, has moved to address concerns about its ownership structure by revealing that it’s now controlled by a pair of obscure charity… Read More>>
Wanda Swears Off Overseas Deals After Cross-Border Xi Change
Dalian Wanda Group, China’s largest commercial property builder, is reportedly in the crosshairs of the country’s top leadership as China slams the brakes on an overseas acquisition binge by ambitious private firms.
A set of penalties levied against Wanda are… Read More>>
China Says Wanda’s Cross-Border Entertainment Deals Violate Capital Controls
Dalian Wanda Group was once the standard-bearer for Chinese companies investing overseas as the mall builder headed by Wang Jianlin bought up everything from trophy buildings to cinema chains in a global expansion drive. But that shopping spree appears to… Read More>>
China Eases Capital Controls – But Not Very Much
In recent months China’s richest man lost out on a $1 billion Hollywood acquisition and hundreds of middle-class Chinese homebuyers have found themselves unable to make payments on homes in Malaysia and Melbourne. These financial mishaps were triggered at least… Read More>>
China’s Economy at Increased Risk from a Property Downturn Says Moody’s
Moody’s Investors Service has concluded that China’s economy is at increased risk in the event of a property downturn, and that Chinese authorities are running out of options for mitigating the effects of a slump through fiscal and monetary policies.
China’s R&F Buys London Site for $74.8M Despite Capital Controls
Guangzhou R&F Properties has jumped into the UK market for the first time by acquiring a 5.5 acre (2.2 hectare) London residential site for £60 million ($74.8 million) from local real estate player Minerva, according to statements from R&F and… Read More>>
Guangzhou R&F Plans $3B in Cambodia Hotels and More Asia Real Estate Headlines
One of China’s most aggressive outbound investors has found a new frontier as Guangzhou R&F reveals plans to set up $3 billion worth of hotels in Cambodia. Also in the news today, the mainland’s currency situation continues to get murkier,… Read More>>
Are Capital Controls Clamping Down on Chinese Purchases of Aussie Homes?
Inquiries from Chinese buyers about Australian homes have fallen by nearly 25 percent this year, according to one of the leading real estate platforms down under, and the dropoff in mainland appetite for Aussie property just might be the result… Read More>>