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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.

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.

Insurance is too short term to meet climate change’s resiliency challenge

The name of the private real estate game is creating core assets, so managers of closed-end strategies must plot investments for real estate that outlast the lives of their vehicles.

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.

JPMorgan to open world’s largest RE fund to foreign investors – Exclusive

The New York-based asset manager is expected to begin receiving commitments from overseas capital next year for its flagship property vehicle.

CPPIB, QuadReal back GLP for €2bn European logistics vehicle

Once the GLP Continental Europe Development Partners I is fully invested, GLP’s total assets under management in Europe are expected to reach $7.2bn.

VIDEO: How Allianz navigates late-cycle investments

Gary Phillips, managing director and head of acquisitions at the real estate investment firm, sees an opportunity as other investors hit the pause button.

Greystar fund gets boost from demand for value-add RE

The Charleston-based real estate investment manager nearly hit its $1.5bn target at first close for Greystar Equity Partners X, the second-largest in market focused on the strategy.

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