Welcome to your online portal for PERE Asia Week where we bring you dedicated webcasts, as well as articles and data relevant to the topics to be discussed at the event later this year.

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How real estate debt is moving away from commingled funds

Capital providers and their managers are seeking fresh pockets of value as fundraising in the sector dips.

AIMCo among seed investors for Slate’s latest fund – Exclusive

The $310m first close for Slate Canadian Real Estate Opportunity Fund II consisted entirely of follow-on commitments from investors in the predecessor fund.

Cabot eyes global expansion with $1.15bn fundraise – Exclusive

The Boston-based industrial specialist will take its value-add approach to new markets in Europe and Asia-Pacific with Cabot Value Fund VI.

Rockpoint closes third core-plus fund on $2bn – Exclusive

Rockpoint Growth and Income III is the largest to date for the Boston-based manager's lower-risk strategy, which it launched in 2014.

BPE Asia raises $480m for first logistics vehicle – Exclusive

The Hong Kong-based private equity firm raised the capital from a mix of fund and new investors.

Oceanwide Center’s struggle to find a fourth owner

If the walls of the Oceanwide Center could talk, they would confess to hoping, fingers crossed, that their current suitor will see through a deal to buy the complex.

Cabot eyes global expansion with $1.15bn fundraise – Exclusive

The Boston-based industrial specialist will take its value-add approach to new markets in Europe and Asia-Pacific with Cabot Value Fund VI.

APAC investment drops by 34% from covid-19, says JLL – Exclusive

China, Hong Kong and Singapore were the property markets most affected by the pandemic, with investment volumes plummeting by more than 60%.

QuadReal places $400m bet on multifamily amid covid-19 crisis – Exclusive

The Canadian pension investment corporation has closed on a $421m development joint venture with a Florida-based apartment developer and operator.

What 10% writedowns imply for Australian real estate yields

The country’s super funds are reporting reduced valuations as they seek to understand the potential impact of the coronavirus crisis on their portfolios.

Hospitality woes derail SC Capital’s RECAP liquidation plans – Exclusive

Evaporating hotel occupancy levels stemming from the coronavirus pandemic have forced the Singapore-based firm to revise its exit strategies for assets in its third and fourth opportunity funds.

Private real estate to take notes as China re-opens

The world’s property markets are watching the country’s doors re-open for indicators of life after coronavirus

How covid-19 is accelerating changes to China’s real estate market

The forces assailing the market are not undermining its long-term potential, though they are hastening widespread structural changes.

The enduring investment appeal of China’s cities

Digital infrastructure development and changes to the hukou system are among the factors maintaining real estate momentum in China’s cities.

ESR moves ahead with its largest logistics fundraise in Australia

The firm believes a coronavirus-driven increase in online shopping will help to accelerate e-commerce penetration in the country over the next few years.

How BlackRock will invest in European property in light of covid-19

The pandemic has led the world’s largest asset manager to rethink its allocation plan for Europe Property Fund V, which just closed on €1.5bn.

Nuveen exec launches private real estate business – Exclusive

The platform will pursue opportunities arising from covid-related dislocation as part of Dream Unlimited, which sold a subsidiary to Blackstone last year.

Nordic managers focus on communication in the face of pandemic

Nordic managers discuss crucial early correspondences in PERE’s first virtual roundtable as the regional market begins to evaluate the impact of coronavirus.

Denmark’s Novo Holdings becomes first platform investor in NREP

As a minority shareholder, the manager of the Novo Nordisk Foundation has agreed to commit more capital to the Copenhagen-based firm's real estate funds.

RVK mandate all about ‘core location, high occupancy and long leasing’

The €150m separate account awarded to manager AEW kicked off last week in Paris with the purchase of a 37,000-square-foot office for €50m.
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