Asian insurers and pension funds are partnering up with logistics experts to strategically invest in logistics real estate across the globe.
Two funds and a JV that have exposures to China logistics assets have been closed this month amid the challenging environment. Demand on such assets will likely sustain.
Jimmy Phua discusses the Canadian pension fund's latest investment, its reliance on long-term partners and its plans for the coming years.
Singapore-based property developer says sovereign wealth funds are among the institutions to have committed to the logistics fund. Its AUM is also set to rise as it continues its fund management growth.
The growth in credit-linked investment products has been spurred on by non-bank lending in Asia, where companies have been providing the corporate funding which banks are often unable to fulfil.