US private equity giant Blackstone has placed a A$3.08 billion ($2.3 billion) cash bid to take over Investa Office Fund (IOF), an Australia-listed real estate investment trust with a portfolio of 20 downtown office assets in Sydney and other cities.
Singapore’s CapitaLand Commercial Trust (CCT) is making its first foray outside of Asia to pick up a 38-storey, grade A commercial tower in Frankfurt, Germany for €356 million ($420.8 million).
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Guangzhou-based developer Country Garden has successfully sold off RMB 1.7 billion ($270 million) in securities backed by cashflows from its rental housing initiative, according to a report in the official Shanghai Securities News on Friday.
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The manager of Keppel DC REIT, which owns more than one million square feet of data centre space, has appointed Christina Tan as chairman of the board of directors of the Singapore-listed trust, effective Wednesday.
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Ping An Real Estate-backed Sasseur REIT has driven Singapore’s biggest equity offering this year by raising S$396.0 million ($301.7 million) via a public listing on the Singapore Exchange. Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com is among the REIT’s cornerstone investors.
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Chinese retail developer and operator Sasseur Group, which is backed by Ping An Real Estate and Warburg Pincus, plans to cash in on its collection of four mainland outlet malls by listing a real estate investment trust on the Singapore… Read More>>
China has struck another blow in the battle for affordable housing, with the Shenzhen stock exchange giving the green light for developer Country Garden to launch RMB 10 billion ($1.6 billion) worth of asset-backed securities linked to rental apartments.
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ARA Asset Management has appointed Chia Nam Toon as its new assistant chief executive officer effective from the beginning of this month, according to an announcement from the property investment firm. Chia is responsible for overseeing the operation of the… Read More>>
Keppel Corporation announced on Friday that it has received approval from the Singapore stock exchange for a proposed listing of a new real estate investment trust (REIT), composed of $820 million in US office assets.
The Singaporean conglomerate, which already… Read More>>
Spring REIT, a Hong Kong-listed real estate investment trust once focused on Beijing office assets has branched out into UK auto repair facilities, in a strategic pivot that has raised the ire of one of its biggest investors.
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