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Arshiya Khullar

Arshiya Khullar
Arshiya Khullar is a senior Asia reporter for PERE. Based in Hong Kong, Arshiya covers news and trends in the private real estate markets across Asia-Pacific. In 2016, Arshiya was awarded the prestigious State Street Institutional Press Award for the best newcomer financial journalist in the region for an investigative story on how Anbang Insurance's failed pursuit of Starwood Hotels & Resorts worsened the reputation of the whole Chinese investor community in the global marketplace. In the past, Arshiya's bylines have also appeared on CNN.com, Quartz, Eurogamer, Lloyd's List and StartupsHK.

Why you should expect to see more Malaysian transactions

The country’s government-linked companies are making a push towards better management and transparency. EPF’s decision to hire Savills to look after its domestic portfolio is one step in that direction.

UBS AM, Townsend back CA Ventures’ open-end student housing fund – Exclusive

The Chicago-based manager is targeting a raise of $1.5bn in initial equity for the vehicle in the first three years.

PGIM raises $217m in third-party capital for Asia fund – Exclusive

The firm has reached an initial institutional close for its first open-end core product targeting the region, 30 months after the fund’s official launch.

Why some Korean investors are taking risks others wouldn’t

Korean institutions are making prominent and bold cross-border real estate bets. The recent prevalence of securities firms has become one major reason for that.
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JLL loses APAC research head – Exclusive

Megan Walters had joined the property services firm as head of research for Asia-Pacific capital markets in 2010, before being promoted in 2016.

Haircut hopes from Chinese fire sales are being dashed

Chinese property sales were expected after strict capital controls were imposed by Beijing. But buyers hoping for bargains are being left disappointed.
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Does it matter how investors fund their commitments?

News that CalPERS is considering leveraging its portfolio has put the spotlight on the risks and merits of institutional investors taking on systematic borrowing.

BlackRock’s Lapham to depart – Exclusive

BlackRock Real Estate’s long-serving executive in Asia-Pacific is officially leaving the firm next month, PERE has learned.

Why some investors passed on SC Capital’s RECAP V

The pan-Asia-focused manager’s below-target closing of its latest opportunistic fund has raised questions about the impact of the two previous funds’s underperformance.

Nuveen’s APAC real estate head Reilly departs – Exclusive

Nick Evans, head of Australia, will assume interim leadership of Nuveen Real Estate's Asia-Pacific platform.
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