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VIDEO: Untapped investment strategies to get ahead in South Korea

Kyung W Paik from IGIS Asset Management gives his insights on finding value in the increasingly capital-crowded real estate market.

PODCAST: Why the issues obstructing Chinese investment in US are here to stay

From capital controls and CFIUS to the intensifying trade war, Chinese investors trying to invest in the US are encountering many hurdles. David Blumenfeld and Paul Guan of the law firm Paul Hastings discuss these hurdles with PERE's Arshiya Khullar.

UBS turns to multifamily in Japan after shelving hotel strategy – Exclusive

Including a cornerstone investment from APG, UBS Asset Management is planning to raise $330m in total equity for a residential club vehicle.

Currency costs are alienating the US for Korean investors

Rising hedging costs have diminished appetite for American real estate in favor of European.

Overseas investors form bulk of Charter Hall’s $2.9bn industrial fund

The Sydney-based firm has raised $434m in fresh equity for its open-ended industrial vehicle in Australia that is expected to reach $2.9bn in total net asset value.

Why South Korean investors are choosing Europe over US CRE

Hedging costs and the overall late-cycle environment is making US a less appealing investment market for many South Korean institutional investors.

Korean insurers mull lowering RE investments amid impending regulations

New risk-based capital rules for Korean insurers, set to come into effect by 2022, are prompting investors to revise their real estate allocations for the next few years.

Korea Post: ‘Encourage GPs to open Korea office’

Having a local presence greatly influences the investment decisions of Korean institutional investors, delegates heard at the PERE Investor Forum Seoul 2018.

Lotte Insurance: ‘Really tricky to invest in private RE debt currently’

Investing in the asset class overseas is not meeting the South Korean insurer’s target investment returns, according to Janghwan Lee, executive director, team leader of alternative investment team.

Warburg Pincus incubates Asia industry veteran’s real estate credit business

Ex-Forum Partners Asia head Gregory Wells is the Asian real estate beneficiary of the private equity firm’s ‘entrepreneur-in residence’ venture capital program.

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