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land of the rising sum

Japanese investors: Land of the rising sum

January/February 2018 (magazine)By Florence Chong

Japanese investors are returning to global real estate after an extended hiatus. Florence Chong considers whether the level of investment will reach the heights of the 1980s

Investor Profiles: Australia

September/October 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

The AUD2.2trn superannuation fund industry was an early proponent of real estate and infrastructure investment. Florence Chong profiles five of the biggest constituents

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Chinese investors: Manning the floodgates

July/August 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Restrictions on outbound investment is having an effect. But appetite for global real estate means that Chinese capital is here to stay

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AustralianSuper: Steering the super ship

May/June 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Jack McGougan joined AustralianSuper just before the 2008 crisis. He talks to Florence Chong about pruning its property portfolio and taking it direct

South Korea: Lenders of second resort

May/June 2017 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Pension funds and insurers are pushing more and more into real estate debt. And their appetite will only get stronger, writes Florence Chong

Japan: Unleashing the beast

November/December 2016 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

The country’s giant institutions could transform global real estate markets when they finally move. Florence Chong reports

Australian investors: Heavy lifting

September/October 2016 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

With the fourth-largest aggregation of pensions assets in the world, Australia’s superannuation industry is being forced to propel itself offshore and into new markets. Florence Chong reports

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Interview: Keppel Capital - Singapore’s new contender

May/June 2016 (Magazine)By Florence Chong

Singapore’s Keppel Group is merging its real assets investment divisions into one entity. Florence Chong speaks to Keppel Capital’s CEO designate Christina Tan

Investor Universe Japan: GPIF to lead the way

March/April 2016 (Magazine)

GPIF’s foray into global real estate will provide justification for other Japanese institutions to follow. But local partners will be key, writes Yukihiko Ito

Sheraton on the Park in Sydney

Investor Universe: Chinese capital flows south

November/December 2015 (Magazine)By Sharon Hayes

Australia is a top target for China’s sovereign wealth fund and the country’s insurers are expected to lead the charge, writes Sharon Hayes

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People

People moves: Blackstone's Stuart Grant to join Stanhope in September

Fri, 20 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Justin Berry has joined CBRE GI as senior director for separate accounts in EMEA

Scott Lawrence

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board replaces head of infrastructure

Tue, 17 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Cressida Hogg to be replaced by Scott Lawrence, who launched the group

Daniel Mchugh

Aviva Investors strengthens UK real estate business with two new hires

Mon, 16 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Daniel McHugh will lead UK real estate and Melanie Collett will head real estate asset management

Andreas Hardt

Blackstone’s Hardt joins Oxford Properties as German MD

Mon, 16 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Hardt is a former managing director at Blackstone’s real estate platform in Germany

infrastructure financing

ARA sets up infrastructure arm, names Dooley to lead

Mon, 16 Apr 2018By Florence Chong

Grant Dooley, who led operations in Asia for Hastings, will run ARA’s new infrastructure

Hermes

Nell leaves Hermes to head up LaSalle's 'real return' business

Thu, 12 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Philip Nell joins from Hermes’ real estate team where he was a fund director

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Real estate

Global investors back Starwood to raise $7.55bn for opportunity fund

Wed, 18 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Over 100 LPs, including pension and sovereign wealth fund from 30 countries

Stocks

GIC backs Vinhomes with $1.3bn pre IPO share purchase deal

Wed, 18 Apr 2018By Florence Chong

GIC has entered into a US$1.3bn debt and equity deal with property developer Vingroup

Shopping Centres

CPPIB puts additional capital into India retail property JV

Tue, 10 Apr 2018By

CPPIB stake in the joint venture is now 49%, PML owns 51% stake

Copenhagen, Denmark

Investors put €3.5bn into third Copenhagen infrastructure fund

Tue, 10 Apr 2018By

CIP III hits hard cap with fundraising, as 42 institutional investors take part

Tokyo

Japan's GPIF appoints latest infrastructure manager

Tue, 10 Apr 2018By

DBJ Asset Management hired to invest mostly in Japanese opportunities

Wind Farm

Cbus, DIF co-invest in renewable energy alongside Australian Government [corrected]

Tue, 10 Apr 2018By Florence Chong

Cbus will own 40.5% and DIF will own 39.6% in BEI. Synergy will hold remaining 19.9%

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