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Andie Kang: Out of the public glare

Andie Kang established Korea’s National Pension Service as one of the world’s pre-eminent private real estate investors, before swapping from public to private three years ago. Arshiya Khullar caught up with him at the country’s biggest investment manager IGIS Asset Management to hear all about it.

Word of mouth helps Alpha expand investor base for $1.1bn APAC value-add fund

The Singaporean manager’s third Asia-Pacific value-add fund has closed above its initial target.

Malaysia’s EPF overseas RE head steps down – Exclusive

The public pension fund’s real estate activities will now be overseen by three managers.

PERE Predictions 2019: Future Fund sees more privatization deals

The Australian sovereign wealth fund believes best in class managers will keep tapping public-to-private opportunities in the global late-cycle real estate market.

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.

Japan’s biggest whale makes its first splash

The Government Pension Investment Fund has entered global real estate. PERE investigates what comes next for the world’s largest pension fund.

NMSIC to vote on $75m investment into real estate debt fund

The investment committee will vote tomorrow at its monthly meeting to potentially invest in the Brookfield Senior Mezzanine Real Estate Finance Fund.

CalPERS increases RE commitments after two years of cutbacks

The $359.4bn pension plan has marked more than $4.2bn for real estate investments during the 2018-19 fiscal year.

Japan’s GPIF announces first global real estate manager

The world’s largest pension fund has appointed the first gatekeeper and funds of funds manager for overseas investments.

Hines closes oversubscribed European value-add fund

The Houston-based real estate investment firm closed on €720 million for its latest fund, surpassing its fundraising target by more than 40 percent.

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