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Although billion dollar-plus NPL deals may be fairly common in Europe, China’s market offers fewer big ticket opportunities for international investors.
The improvement in the credit environment is putting Chinese real estate developers in a better position to secure funding, but potential risk factors continue to exist, especially for smaller developers, according to a CBRE report.
UBS Asset Management (UBS AM) has hired Derek Lai as senior portfolio manager for its Global Real Estate business (GRE).
The deleveraging process in China is “progressing relatively slowly thus far” according to a report titled “Deleveraging, Destocking and Rebalancing”, authored by Hang Seng Bank acting chief economist Thomas Shik.
Greater China investment into European commercial real estate (CRE) reached €8.5 billion ($9.3 billion) in 2015, a 22 percent increase on 2014. The trend will continue to be upwards, according to the latest research by Cushman & Wakefield.
Fitch Ratings has downgraded the long-term corporate credit rating of China's largest commercial property company, Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties.
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), the US alternative asset specialist, has teamed up with two Chinese partners to target credit and distressed opportunities in the Chinese market.
Fears of a Chinese economic ‘meltdown’ have quickly found their way into the US commercial real estate markets as the industry grapples with the potential decline of one of the top investors in US property.
The Chinese renminbi will appreciate by 60%, the Scandinavian countries will leave the euro to set-up their own currency, VAT rates will vary regionally across the UK, and the City will be transformed by Asian currency trading, the CREFC Europe Spring conference heard in London. In his keynote speech, economist Dr Savvas Savouri from Toscafund […]

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