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  1. Business - Companies - PROPERTY

    Chinese insurers set for more deals

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... An acquisition. The mainland's second-largest life insurer on July 8 announced the purchase of the iconic Lloyd's Building. The purchase translated into a net initial yield of 6.1 per cent. ... With rules allowing them to invest 15 per cent of their assets overseas, Ping An's purchase of Lloyd's Building is just the start of a big wave Ping An Insurance (Group)'s ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Chinese step up investments in foreign projects

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:47am by Peggy Sito

    ... such as insurers and high net worth individuals rich businessmen who have done well. Most of the Chinese capital went to North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, data from CBRE and RCA showed. ... for insurers to buy properties overseas. Among the eye-catching deals last year was the £260 million (HK$3.4 billion) purchase of the Lloyd's Building in London by Ping An Insurance in July. ...

  3. Business - Companies - PROPERTY

    Shui On chairman back in driver's seat as CEO quits

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 01:21am by BLOOM

    ... and improve its cash position. The firm said last month that it would sell a project in Shanghai to China Life Insurance for 3.32 billion yuan (HK$4.2 billion). In November, New York-based Brookfield ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Feuding Kwok family reach ‘amicable agreement’ over SHKP property empire

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 02:15pm by Sandy Li, Peggy Sito

    ... of the company," it said. Kwok, who was removed as a beneficiary of the family trust by his mother in 2010, said he would start a new phase of his life and concentrate on his own business. "The talk ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Buyer rush for Hong Kong's luxury flats breathes life into market

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 03:56am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Competitive pricing and sweeteners at The Austin and The Cullinan help ease the gloom over the sector as locals lose no time to secure deals Buyer rush for luxury flats breathes life into market It might be well past mid-autumn but it could well be spring for Hong Kong's luxury property market, with two projects in West Kowloon well received ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Gaw Capital sets sights on US$1b overseas purchases

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 04:51am by Peggy Sito

    ... investors after we helped Ping An Insurance arrange the Lloyd's Building deal in London," Gaw said. In July, Ping An paid £260 million (HK$3.3 billion) for the building, making it the first direct overseas property acquisition by a mainland insurer. Gaw Capital advised on the deal. "Chinese investors are cash-rich. This is just the beginning," Gaw said. Gaw Capital ...

  7. Property - International - PROPERTY

    Investors take more risk to boost returns

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 05:02am by BLOOM

    ... Pensions, insurers and sovereign wealth investors, among the biggest property investors, are teaming up with companies including Great Portland Estates and Land Securities to develop land ...

  8. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    China Xintiandi to speed up sale of non-core assets

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 04:31am by Sandy Li

    ... and office blocks in Chongqing could be sold. The China Insurance Regulatory Commission was reportedly planning to raise the investment cap for mainland insurers in real estate to 30 per cent, from 25 per cent, of total assets and that would be positive to the firm, he said. "Mainland insurers are definitely potential buyers. We have sold several office blocks to Ping ...

  9. Business - Companies - PROPERTY

    Fosun to boost housing projects for the elderly

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 03:04pm by Peggy Sito

    ... portfolio investments include Brookdale Living and Holiday Retirement- two of the largest senior-housing operators in the US. "We are exploring how to tie our insurance and medical businesses into homes for the elderly," Guo said. Shanghai-based Fosun has invested in insurance businesses, including a 50 per cent interest in Pramerica Fosun Life Insurance, which is a joint venture ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Homebuyers face squeeze on mortgage payment protection insurance

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Biggest provider of mortgage protection insurance may further tighten eligibility criteria in light of increase in interest rates Homebuyer payment protection squeezed The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation may further tighten eligibility for its payment protection insurance on home loans, in light of rising interest rates. When homebuyers take out loans ...




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