Asia’s largest real estate investment trust just agreed to acquire its third mainland property, as Link REIT purchased Metropolitan Plaza in Guangzhou from funds controlled by Gaw Capital and Morgan Stanley for RMB 4.1 billion ($589 million), according to a… Read More>>
Anbang Insurance, the Chinese company that burst on stage in late 2014 with its $1.95 billion acquisition of the Waldorf Astoria, is headed for a Hong Kong stock market listing as early as the middle of next year. While the… Read More>>
CBRE has appointed long-time Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley executive Eiji Sakaguchi as its new Chief Executive Officer for Japan.
Sakaguchi, who previously served as head of the real estate group for the joint venture financial firm in Japan will start… Read More>>
Veteran real estate investment executive Noah Wangh has joined Invesco Real Estate as the US asset management firm’s Acquisitions Director for Asia and Head of Acquisitions for Hong Kong.
Wangh, who formerly served as an executive director and head of… Read More>>
US investment management firm Invesco has added to its real estate team in Asia by recruiting Morgan Stanley veteran Jason Choi to join the company’s opportunistic funds team.
At Invesco, Choi will be reunited with former Morgan Stanley colleague Calvin… Read More>>
Denmark’s largest private life insurer will be sending some of its crisp nordic krone over to Asia to invest in a new Asia Pacific real estate fund being set up by Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing (MSREI).
According to accounts… Read More>>
Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing announced today that it has agreed to sell the real estate portfolio belonging to its Australian subsidiary, Investa Property Group, to China Investment Corporation (CIC) for A$2.45 billion ($1.79 billion). The deal instantly makes the Chinese sovereign… Read More>>
China Investment Corporation (CIC) has joined with investment manager AEW Europe to acquire a fleet of 10 malls in France and Belgium from CBRE Global Investors for €1.3 billion ($1.44 billion).
The retail acquisition is believed to be the largest… Read More>>
Greater China’s real estate professionals still aren’t taking a break for the summer, as a veteran Shanghai private equity player moves to Hong Kong, and a Beijing-based real estate attorney heads back to the US. Also, a local fund manager… Read More>>
Calvin Chou has joined investment management firm Invesco as head of real estate opportunity funds for Asia with the US-based firm, according to sources familiar with the parties involved.
Invesco is said to have brought the Morgan Stanley veteran on… Read More>>