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Katsunori Sago, the man who revamped Japan Post Bank

Japan Post Bank chief investment officer Katsunori Sago, the man behind the $1.9trn investor’s push into alternatives, is stepping down this month after three years at the helm.

Five ways the CRE debt landscape is changing

Speakers at the annual CREFC forum highlighted how regulation could change lenders’ risk appetite and how technology impacts real estate debt, among other issues.

Avignon confirms no changes in CLSA venture after Pattar leaves

Avignon intends to continue a partnership with Hong Kong firm CLSA aimed at introducing Asian capital to European investments despite the departure of its real estate boss John Pattar last month.

UBS: Strong industrial RE returns to come to an end

The Swiss bank predicts after years of outperformance, the sector will slow down as potential regulation and the danger of overvaluation emerge as headwinds.

Four things to know about Bouwinvest’s debut Asia-Pacific multifamily deal

The Dutch real estate investor is the cornerstone investor in TH Real Estate’s Tokyo multifamily investment vehicle.

CFIUS overhaul seen impacting investment practices by non-US LPs

Non-US LPs in US real estate funds should expect 'additional scrutiny' during reviews and investigations by a beefed-up Committee on Foreign Investment in the US.

UK ROUNDTABLE: Facing the music

There may be trouble ahead for the UK real estate market, but investors must find ways of deploying their capital nonetheless.

ADIA readies two hotel exits – Exclusive

The sovereign wealth fund is preparing to sell assets in London and Miami, which could be offloaded together or separately.

Three things to know about Japan Post Bank’s $78bn alternatives investment target

The $1.9trn Japanese investor is expanding its exposure to alternatives investments, with the largest allocation going to real estate.

China’s Union Life eyeing Europe investment debut

After investing around $600 million in US real estate, the Chinese life insurer is actively working on investment opportunities in Europe.

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