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CPPIB to increase global real estate credit exposure

The Canadian pension fund is looking to increase its real estate credit assets under management to around $6.2bn to $7.7bn in the next five years.

Lenders must not waste the Asia opportunity

Cosying up to Eastern money is a strategic must for European debt providers as strong demand from the continent for London offices mitigates Brexit outflows closer to home.

Debt managers eye distress deals in China

Real estate developers in China are turning to private credit managers to meet their financing needs amid a continuing liquidity crunch.

Land of the rising debt

Japan Post Bank is the latest Japanese institutional investor seeking real estate debt and other credit funds that serve a conservative investment approach.

Brexit: The view from MIPIM Japan

“We made an investment just a few months ago before Brexit happened. I was pretty nervous. No one knows what Brexit means; there is no detailed agenda and a lot of uncertainties. But when we were underwriting the risks, we still believed London will remain a metropolitan and important city. The fundamentals will not change overnight,” said Stanley Ching, head of Real Estate Group at CITIC Capital Holdings.

ABN AMRO appoints new Asia head of debt solutions

Dutch bank ABN AMRO has promoted Brian McGirr to head of debt solutions in Asia and announced two other appointments in the team.

US was capital magnet in 2015 despite global slowdown

Commercial property transactions totalled $1.2 billion in 2015, down 2 percent from 2014, according to the latest Global Capital Trends report from Real Capital Analytics.

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