Tag: REITs

In Asia real estate, a tale of two cities

[This article was originally published on Dow Jones Investment Banker on 23 December 2010 and is reproduced with permission]

HONG KONG (Dow Jones Investment Banker) – Hong Kong’s Real Estate Investment Trust market plays second fiddle to Singapore’s but that could change – if it’s managed properly – with a proposed IPO in the first half of 2011 by Cheung Kong Holdings Ltd. read

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Asia needs resurgence in infrastructure funds

HONG KONG (Dow Jones Investment Banker) – It only stands to reason. Asia’s insatiable appetite for investments in transportation, utilities, communication and social infrastructure assets should have created a wealth of opportunities for dedicated, listed funds. Few, however, have tried to tap this burgeoning market, and those that have taken the risk have shown poor returns.


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Largest Shari’ah-compliant REIT lists in Singapore

Sabana Shari’ah Compliant Industrial REIT (Sabana) started trading on 26 November 2010 in Singapore after raising S$533.4 million (US$404 million) in an IPO. Sabana is the only Shari’ah-compliant REIT listed in Singapore and also the largest listed Shari’ah-compliant REIT by total assets globally. Shari’ah-compliant investments can be sold to both conventional investors and those that observe the principles of Islamic finance. read

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