Pacific Century Group

Type: Company
Name: Pacific Century Group
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Russia To Revamp North Korea's Rail System, Eyes Mineral Resources

Russia and North Korea are considering a deal that would allow Russia access to the pariah nation’s mineral resources. Moscow reported that in exchange for access to the North’s mineral-rich lands, Russia would invest $25 billion into revamping the country’s ... [Published International Business Times - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Singapore fund buys Tokyo tower

GIC did not disclose how much it paid for the 32-story Pacific Century Place Marunouchi, right, but the price cited by the source would make the deal the largest for a single office property in Japan since the end of the 2008 global financial crisis."This ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Investors in Japanese Property Look Beyond Tokyo - WSJ

TOKYO—When it costs nearly $2 billion to buy just part of a building in a prime Tokyo location, it is no wonder some investors in Japanese property are looking farther afield. Singapore sovereign-wealth fund GIC Pte. Ltd. said Tuesday it bought 24 floors ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 7 reports

Singapore's GIC makes Tokyo property bet

22 October 2014Category: News, Asia, Japan, SingaporeBy Daniel ShaneSovereign wealth fund (SWF) the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) has bet on rising real estate prices in Tokyo with the acquisition of the city's Pacific Century Place ... [Published Asia Asset Management - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

PAG’s Secured Capital announces sale of Pacific Century Place Marunouchi, Japan

Pacific Century Place is a landmark 32-story mixed-use development completed in 2001 with a gross floor area of 81,692 square meters. The office component is made up of 24 levels (8F-31F) and comprises 38,840 sqm of net rentable area.J-P Toppino, Managing ... [Published Noodls - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

FWD exits HKT Trust with $141m block amid volatility

The insurance arm of Pacific Century Group, FWD offered investors a total of 118.4m share stapled units at a price range of HK$9.20-HK$9.30. The shares sold represent FWD’s entire stake in telecommunications company HKT.Launched to investors at 6:20pm ... [Published GlobalCapital - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

FWD nets $141m via HKT sell-down in turbulent conditions

The insurance arm of Pacific Century Group, FWD offered investors a total of 118.4m share stapled units at a price range of HK$9.20-HK$9.30. The shares sold represent FWD’s entire stake in telecommunications company HKT.Launched to investors at 6:20pm ... [Published GlobalCapital - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

Security Bank strikes deal with Li Group

MANILA, Philippines–Security Bank Corp. (SBC) has struck a bancassurance partnership deal with the FWD Group, the insurance arm of Hong Kong tycoon Richard Li’s Pacific Century Group.SBC announced on Tuesday an exclusive bancassurance partnership with ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Loans round-up: Gaw Capital, GDH, Rabobank hire

The deal was underwritten equally by the four original mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners Cathay United Bank, China Citic Bank International, Dah Sing Bank and United Overseas Bank. They prefunded the money by the middle of August and sold down during ... [Published GlobalCapital - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

3 of Indonesia’s most promising sectors to invest in

Indonesia is sometimes referred to as the sleeping giant of Southeast Asia. While it might not seem as mature as places like Singapore, all signs point to a future economic boom. Boston Consulting Group claims there are roughly 74 million middle-class ... [Published Tech In Asia - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

FWD Group starts PHL operations

THE NEW Philippine arm of the Hong Kong-based FWD Group -- the first foreign life insurer to enter the local market in 10 years -- began its operations yesterday after coming in with an initial investment of P1.3 billion in April.THE NEW Philippine arm ... [Published Business World - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Nova Founders Capital receives $50 million from Hong Kong’s Pacific Century Group

ContentFinancial technology startups in Asia might see an influx of new cash in the coming years. Nova Founders Capital, an Asia-focused VC firm created by Rocket internet alumni Mads Faurholt-Jorgensen and Raphael Strauch, has announced it just received ... [Published Incept.co - Sep 22 2014]

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"This investment demonstrates our confidence in Japan and specifically, the Tokyo office market over the long run" said Lee Kok Sun, GIC Real Estate's co-head of Asia
Tenants include energy giant Royal Dutch Shell, global resources company BHP Billiton and accounting firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. "As a long-term value investor, GIC believes Pacific Century Place Marunouchi gives us a combination of stable income and the potential for capital appreciation over the long term" said Mr Lee Kok Sun, the co-head of Asia at GIC Real Estate
J-P Toppino, Managing Partner of PAG Real Estate said, "PCP is a landmark asset and we have been uniquely positioned in this market to manage and realize its value. The investment is representative of our emphasis on quality assets in the very attractive Tokyo real estate market where we can take a longer term view to unlocking value."

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Russia To Revamp North Korea's Rail System, Eye... [Published International Business Times - Oct 30 2014]
Singapore fund buys Tokyo tower [Published Hong Kong Standard - Oct 22 2014]
GIC acquires prime office space in Tokyo [Published Asiaone - Oct 22 2014]
Investors in Japanese Property Look Beyond Toky... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 22 2014]
Singapore's GIC makes Tokyo property bet [Published Asia Asset Management - Oct 21 2014]
In Japan, Property Investors Widen Their Sights [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 21 2014]
GIC Buys Tokyo Office Property for $1.7 Billion... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 21 2014]
PAG’s Secured Capital announces sale of Pacific... [Published Noodls - Oct 21 2014]
GIC Buys Tokyo Office Property [Published WSJ.com: What's News Asia - Oct 21 2014]
Singapore's GIC says buys Tokyo office tower; p... [Published Reuters UK - Oct 21 2014]
GIC buys prime Tokyo office space valued at S$2... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Oct 21 2014]
GIC Buys Tokyo Building in Bet on Rising Real E... [Published Washington Post - Oct 21 2014]
GIC Buys Tokyo Building in Bet on Rising Proper... [Published Bloomberg - Oct 21 2014]
FWD exits HKT Trust with $141m block amid volat... [Published GlobalCapital - Oct 09 2014]
FWD nets $141m via HKT sell-down in turbulent c... [Published GlobalCapital - Oct 08 2014]
Security Bank strikes deal with Li Group [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 07 2014]
Loans round-up: Gaw Capital, GDH, Rabobank hire [Published GlobalCapital - Oct 07 2014]
Security Bank, FWD Life sign bancassurance deal [Published ABS-CBN News - Oct 07 2014]
3 of Indonesia’s most promising sectors to inve... [Published Tech In Asia - Oct 06 2014]
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Argument: The Road to Improved US–Vietnam Relat... [Published Asia Sentinel - Oct 02 2014]
FWD Group starts PHL operations [Published Business World - Sep 29 2014]
Hong Kong-based FWD Group launches Philippine o... [Published GMA News Online - Sep 29 2014]
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