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NBIM completes global property jigsaw

Karsten Kallevig, chief executive of Norges Bank Real Estate Management, speaks to Arshiya Khullar on the fund’s debut Asia property deal and what took them so long.

REEM Summit: What makes a successful emerging manager program

The structure of the program is a major factor in its effectiveness and longevity, according to three institutional investors at the event.

Pradera completes fund recapitalization – Exclusive

The London-based retail real estate manager’s sale of a six-property portfolio will allow investors in its Pradera European Retail Fund 2 to fully exit the vehicle.

LOOK AHEAD 2018: Capital controls to shape Chinese outbound investment in 2018

As regulatory curbs on both onshore and offshore Chinese entities continue, investors would have to adjust their outbound investment strategies in the coming year, according to Henry Chin, head of research for Asia Pacific at property consultancy CBRE.

NBIM makes debut Asia property deal

Norges Bank Real Estate Management has invested $823m for a 70% interest in a Tokyo office and retail portfolio.

Torre to lead APG’s APAC private real estate platform

The former Invesco executive Graeme Torre has replaced Sachin Doshi as head of APG Asset Management’s private real estate platform in Asia Pacific.

PERE Seoul: How to bridge the cultural gap

Hyungon Kim, senior manager at Korean Teachers’ Credit Union, has a simple request for overseas real estate managers. “If you could call us by our name, that would make for a better meeting,” he said during the PERE Investor Forum: Seoul on Thursday, as interpreted by a translator. He said that about half of overseas […]

KTCU eyeing 6% overseas RE investment returns in 2018

Korea Teachers’ Credit Union, the Korean public pension, is aiming to increase its net overseas real estate assets under management to around KRW 3.8 trillion ($3.5 billion; €2.9 billion) in 2018, an increase of KRW 600 billion from its current AUM. Speaking at PERE’s annual real estate conference in Seoul, Sung Seog Kang, chief investment […]

Korea Teachers’ Pension aims to double overseas RE exposure

The pension is also planning to diversify its real estate portfolio into core and core-plus strategies in North American and European cities for higher yields

Former ADIA exec Kim joins QuadReal’s APAC leadership team

Peter Kim’s hire as managing director for Asia reflects QuadReal’s growing ambitions for investing in the region.