In today’s edition of our regional news roundup, Singapore real estate website PropertyGuru mulls a US listing via merger with a SPAC, private equity bigfoot Blackstone takes steps to reopen its regional office in Seoul, and regulatory filings show that… Read More>>
At the top of today’s headlines, the head of private equity giant Blackstone sees America’s new president revising his views on China’s currency policies. Also in the news, Hong Kong’s housing-starved residents continue to line up for new homes, while… Read More>>
What’s another $250 million to a billionaire? Probably not much, but it still wasn’t a bad five days at the office for Blackstone boss Stephen Schwarzman whose net worth jumped a quarter of a billion dollars last week thanks to… Read More>>
The head of the world’s biggest alternative investor thinks China should get more transparent about its policies, while one of Hong Kong’s most controversial developers put out the highest bid for a luxury condo site. Also, a US mall giant… Read More>>
Despite a slowdown in investment, China once again led the world in tall buildings last year, adding 62 new skyscrapers. Also Wang Jianlin announces that his new credit cards will spread worldwide in five years and Blackstone’s chairman says China’s… Read More>>
Wang Jianlin’s Wanda buys the production company behind Jurassic World and the Dark Knight for $3.5 billion, plus, following a string of daring acquisitions, Evergrande Real Estate decides on some bold borrowing, while Vanke shares start to give back some… Read More>>
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Blackrock Hypes China Opportunities as Market Cools
BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, says it is time to actively look for… Read More>>
Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and CEO of private equity giant Blackstone believes that Chinese investors will continue to favor international real estate as an asset class, and that the current wave of trophy property investments is the path of least resistance… Read More>>
Blackstone Group has effectively taken over control of Hong Kong-listed real estate developer Tysan Holdings by buying up 71 percent of the shares in the company, as the global private equity giant seeks easier access to China real estate opportunities.
According an annoucement in the Shanghai Securities News, Blackstone acquired 65.5 percent of the shares on January 3rd for HK$1.64 billion ($211.5 million)
China Investment Corporation (CIC) is set to buy a London office project from Blackstone for more than US$1.28 billion (GBP 800 million) according to a report in the Financial Times.
CIC was first said to be in talks about acquiring… Read More>>