Just one month after taking over from his father Li Ka-shing, Victor Li has signed his first high profile deal for CK Asset, snapping up the UBS headquarters in London from GIC and British Land for £1 billion ($1.3 billion).
Leading today’s roundup, urban planners have handed a victory to mobile phone addicts in the northern Chinese city of Xi’an, where a special lane has been opened for pedestrians to stroll while stroking their screens. Also in the headlines, US… Read More>>
The Indian arm of US co-working giant WeWork is reported to be in early-stage talks with investors including Goldman Sachs and Warburg Pincus to raise up to $200 million, a move that could boost WeWork India’s valuation to as much… Read More>>
Singapore’s $359 billion sovereign wealth fund GIC is building on a string of residential investments globally by joining with a local partner to acquire a set of gated communities in Western Australia from Blackstone and its Malaysia-based partner Navis Capital… Read More>>
GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, has formed a joint venture to acquire a stake in a high tech office portfolio in the Playa Vista area of western Los Angeles, according to a statement today by the $100 billion government investment… Read More>>
New Zealand leads today’s roundup as Blackstone scoops up a set of office buildings in Auckland from a joint venture of Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC and a trust managed by Aussie industrial builder Goodman Group. Also in the headlines,… Read More>>
Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC and Frasers Property Limited are teaming up with Singapore-based flexible officer operator JustCo to invest $177 million in building a co-working platform across Southeast Asia.
JustCo, which has spaces open or upcoming in Singapore, Indonesia… Read More>>
Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC is making its first foray into China’s rental housing market by establishing a joint venture with Warburg Pincus-backed rental housing startup Nova. According to a joint announcement today by GIC, Nova and Warburg Pincus, the… Read More>>
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has teamed up with Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC to buy a landmark office tower in Seoul for 418 billion won ($380 million). The global investment giants will each take a 50 percent… Read More>>
GIC is ramping up its exposure to Indian real estate, with an investment firm managed by the Singaporean sovereign wealth fund buying a stake in Mumbai-based developer Godrej Properties Ltd for about Rs 1,000 crore ($150 million).
Godrej Properties said… Read More>>