Property Investment Fund

Fund exemplifies London's reliance on banking and dodgy foreign cash

Luxury property in prestigious areas of London like Belgravia continues to be popular with wealthy foreigners. Photo: Bloomberg

As a symbol of Britain's ill-advised romance with banking and dubious foreign money, a new prime London property investment fund is hard to beat.

Thursday, 13 March, 2014, 1:13am

Forum Partners plans fund focusing on China property sector

Rising wages on the mainland and a rapidly growing middle class are taken as signs of growth opportunities. Photo: Reuters

Forum Partners, a global real estate investment and corporate finance firm with about US$6 billion in assets under management, has cast a vote of confidence in the mainland property market, bucking the cautious sentiment prevailing in the sector.

12 Mar 2014 - 2:56am

Blackstone investors back move into Asia property

Blackstone Group has US$1.5 billion of capital commitments for its first Asian property fund, targeted at US$4 billion.

Blackstone Group, the world's biggest manager of alternative assets, has US$1.5 billion of capital commitments for its first Asian property fund, targeted at US$4 billion, according to a letter sent to investors.

14 Jun 2013 - 3:49am

Upbeat Telok plans more projects in Macau

Philip Pang is optimistic about the outlook for Macau's residential market despite the measures to curb investment. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong- based investment fund Telok Real Estate Partners is looking to add two more projects to its portfolio in Macau, where it expects home prices to continue rising in the face of a severe supply shortfall over the next two years.

8 May 2013 - 2:34am

Investment fund out to make another killing

Vicwood Plaza

Whenever there is risk, there is opportunity - the veteran investor's golden rule in making a killing. While lots of investors stayed on the sidelines, international private equity firm Partners Group teamed up with Hong Kong-based property investment fund Pamfleet to buy a warehouse in Kwun Tong for HK$958 million.

7 May 2013 - 3:56am