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Christie Ou

Christie Ou is the Asia-Pacific reporter for PERE covering the private equity real estate markets in the region. Prior to joining PERE, she covered Asia’s business market for Bloomberg Business Week Chinese and the credit market for UK-based Private Debt Investor. She is a native speaker of Cantonese and Mandarin, with solid command of writing and speaking in English. Christie holds her bachelor degree at London School of Economics and a master degree in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.
The collapse of Blackstone’s acquisition of Soho China is a hammer blow to already wobbling international investment confidence in the country, and a reminder that state interventions supersede all.
The US real estate investment firm has attracted Asian capital for the first time in the 13-year history of the fund series.
The investment management business of US insurer Prudential Financial raised $1.1bn of equity for its European Value Partners II vehicle after generating a strong performance from its predecessor.
Anyone monitoring sentiment among Asia’s most prominent institutional investors would not have failed to notice an upswing in recent weeks in positive commentary toward making ESG-compliant investments. On Monday, GIC’s CIO for fixed-income, Liew Tzu Mi, underscored the Singapore state investment firm’s intention to prioritize investments that either adhere to, or are subject to plans […]
A logistics center
APG and GIC have committed $400m each to the vehicle, but the Singapore-based firm has thoughts on expanding its investor base.
The firm has just made its first investment in China through a fund and is reviewing a logistics investment in South Korea.
With ARA bringing close to $80bn of non-new economy assets, the new platform is evaluating its portfolio and will seek to divest any non-core assets.
The head of real assets at the Dutch investor says building valuations will take a hit unless owners are proactive in making their assets sustainable.
Including its $897m C-REIT, the logistics powerhouse has introduced six onshore logistics real estate vehicles in China since 2017.
Pursuing a value-add strategy, the Hong Kong-based firm has exited 25 investments and generated a median IRR of over 40% since 2004.

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