South Korea’s investors mull emerging opportunity in the North

Infrastructure-related property will be the first sector for investment in the country, say institutions from its southerly neighbor.

Japan’s GPIF announces first global real estate manager

The world’s largest pension fund has appointed the first gatekeeper and funds of funds manager for overseas investments.

Real estate among most popular new strategies for investors

Investors are increasing their allocations to private markets and property is in demand, according to new research.

ILPA to issue guidance on GP-led restructurings

The industry body, which represents $2trn in PE assets, plans to publish an update to its private equity principles as early as this year.

Investor-sponsor risk appetite hits largest-ever divergence

As sponsors seek deals higher on the risk spectrum and investors look to the lower end, value-added investments notch record popularity, per new research from BrickVest.

Japanese investment into Australian CRE triples to $1.1bn– Exclusive

The $1.1bn invested in Australian commercial real estate in 2016 and 2017 is more than triple of the previous eight years, according to a research report by JLL.

Local commotion does not make NPS’s firepower any less mighty

While the world’s third largest pension fund grinds on spreading it global investment footprint, asset managers are considering the repercussions of its turnover issues.

Patrizia Multi Managers raises €182m first closing from Sparinvest faithful – Exclusive

After securing capital from repeat investors in its funds series, the Danish funds of funds manager previously known as Sparinvest Property Investors will now dig into new owner Patrizia’s investor base.

GLP, GIC form $2bn China fund – Exclusive

The new vehicle represents the Singaporean sovereign wealth fund’s first commitment to GLP after selling all of its shares in the company in January.

NPS’s $1.5bn office buy underscores Korean investors’ Europe CRE demand

South Korean real estate investors are flocking to Europe, partly buoyed by favorable domestic regulatory changes.

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