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The Korean insurer’s $1bn commitment will initially be allocated to three of the firm’s Asian and European real estate funds.
The firm acquired Chicago-based Home Partners of America for $6bn, giving it a designated SFR platform for the first time since exiting Invitation Homes.
The real estate veteran, who spent 17 years at the Australian firm, was heavily involved in building its China retail business.
With over 20 years of relationship, the Canadian investor has anchored the manager’s first open-ended pan-Asia fund to invest across different sectors.
With nearly $8bn raised last quarter, open-end vehicles accounted for 90% of real estate capital inflows for Blackstone – and it sees room for further growth.
The Canadian investor recently launched its first direct office platform in India in partnership with Embassy Group, as an ever-increasing number of global institutions commit capital to the country.
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Blackstone is in talks to buy the building from Disney-owned Lucasfilm, as part of its strategy to invest in suburban business parks.
The real estate investment manager raised initial equity from long-term investors PGGM, Allianz Real Estate and Crédit Agricole Assurances.
After garnering €900m in a first closing for the NREP Income Plus fund, the Copenhagen-based firm is planning to put further distance between itself and its peers with a €3bn target by the end of 2022.
The firm has raised $8.4bn so far for its long-term perpetual capital core-plus real estate fund focused on a life sciences strategy.

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