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Hans Poulsen

Hans Poulsen is the Asia-Pacific reporter for PEI Media’s private markets real estate title PERE. Based in Hong Kong, Hans covers news and trends in the private equity real estate industry. Prior to joining PERE, he co-launched the Danish real estate news site EjendomsWatch. Hans received a Bachelor of Journalism from the Danish School of Media and Journalism and a Master of International and Public Affairs from the University of Hong Kong and Seoul National University.

Korean investors push deeper into Europe with more value-add bets

South Korean investors deployed €1.18bn in Europe in the first five months of the year, even amid a drop in the overall Asian outbound investment volume, according to Savills.

HNA’s global real estate sell-off touches $8.6bn

The Chinese conglomerate has been selling real estate holdings as well as stakes in major global hotel operators such as the Radisson Hospitality deal, which was announced this week.

CPPIB to increase global real estate credit exposure

The Canadian pension fund is looking to increase its real estate credit assets under management to around $6.2bn to $7.7bn in the next five years.

Core investors back M&G’s $1bn vacant office buy in Seoul

M&G Real Estate has teamed up with three co-investors to acquire the Centropolis Towers, the twin-tower complex in Seoul.

Funds of funds attract double capital despite lower returns

Asia-Pacific saw a strong performance bounce-back after negative returns in 2016, according to a study by industry bodies INREV and ANREV.

Japan’s Chikyoren reveals real estate portfolio

The $217bn public pension fund has so far invested in core real estate strategies and is now also eyeing core-plus investments.

China’s rental housing sector gets boost from foreign capital

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s joint venture with the Longfor Group is the latest example of institutional capital investing in China’s rental housing sector.

Allianz Real Estate nears investment milestone in China

The German insurer is targeting to raise its China exposure to €1bn by the end of this year.

ESR maps Australia expansion with debut core-plus vehicle – Exclusive

The pan-Asia logistics specialist’s first Australia-focused vehicle is expected to be closed within 12 months.

Dyal expands RE exposure with Round Hill investment

New York-based Dyal Capital Partners’ strategy minority investment in Round Hill Capital is the firm’s second investment in a dedicated real estate platform.

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