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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.

POBA re-ups with CalSTRS amid push towards more RE partnerships

A year after making its first investment via joint venture partnerships in the US, the Korean pension is on the lookout for more co-investment deals in both the US and Japan.

Private real estate goes domestic as a trade war workaround

Some institutional real estate managers believe China’s domestic consumption insulates its real estate from Trump’s tariff hikes.

Cashing in on China’s limited real estate buying window

There has been a surge in foreign investments in Chinese real estate in recent months, despite macro headwinds like the trade war.

CapitaLand expands fund offerings with $1bn value-add vehicle

The Singapore-headquartered firm has raised a total of $947m for two real estate vehicles, since it first started discretionary fundraising in July.

GreenOak investors return to its Asia fund series despite founder’s stake sale – Exclusive

The manager has held a first close of $400m for its third pan-Asia fund entirely from re-ups, demonstrating investors’ continued support following the sale of co-founder Fred Schmidt’s stake in the business.

Brookfield to make biggest real estate purchase in China

The Toronto-based private markets giant intends to drive returns through active operational management.

Private real estate fundraising hits seven-year high: survey

More than half of the $185bn raised in 2018 has already been deployed, a recent report by ANREV, INREV and NCREIF showed.

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