In today’s roundup of regional news headlines, a Hong Kong tycoon wins permission to build his eight-storey central London hideaway, the kings of Causeway Bay snap up another slice of the premier retail district, and a Texas-based private equity player… Read More>>
Lone Star Funds has succeeded in its JPY 205 billion ($1.9 billion) takeover of Japanese hotelier and property company Unizo, triumphing over rivals Blackstone and Fortress Investment Group.
Unizo said in a statement yesterday that Lone Star’s JPY 6,000 per… Read More>>
Blackstone has improved its bid for a Japanese hotelier and property developer to JPY 205 billion ($1.85 billion), as the US private equity giant tops an existing offer by rival Lone Star Funds that values the company at JPY 195… Read More>>
Blackstone has raised its bid for Unizo Holdings to JPY 192 billion ($1.76 billion), forcing fresh moves by rivals Lone Star Funds and Fortress Investment Group in the contest for the Tokyo-listed hotelier and real estate investment firm.
Blackstone said… Read More>>
Private equity investor Starwood Capital has brought on board a new lead executive for its property business in Asia, Mingtiandi has learned.
Kevin Lee, formerly a Managing Director with Lone Star Funds based in Tokyo, joined Starwood last month in… Read More>>
Leading the news today, one of China’s biggest buyers of real estate assets is now moving into the media sector with a deal for one of the country’s best known business publications. Also in the headlines, Singapore’s CDL is making… Read More>>
European heavyweight Allianz Real Estate has hired Rushabh (Rush) Desai to head its Asia Pacific business, where the long-time General Electric executive will be reunited with his former boss Francois Trausch, who now runs Allianz Real Estate globally.
Desai joins… Read More>>