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NeuStar Transaction to go Under CFIUS Purview

On February 3, 2017, the acquirors of NeuStar, Inc. (San Francisco-based Golden Gate Capital and GIC Special Investments Pte. Ltd. – part of GIC ) filed a draft notification form with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). CFIUS approval is necessary for the buyout deal to close since GIC has a foreign status and NeuStar provides U.S. telecommunication companies critical service infrastructure in relation to the dynamic routing of calls and text messages.

Maihuolang Gets Backing from Chinese Investors in Series A

Established in 2014, Maihuolang is a Chinese e-commerce platform for agriculture products focused on rural communities. Operating in 23 Chinese provinces, Maihuolang provides direct sales of pesticide, farm tools and seeds to farmers. Maihuolang raised US$ 150 million in Series A funding from Shenzhen New Industry Venture Capital, Shenzhen Weiji Investment & Development Co., Ltd., and Qianhai Great Wall Fund Administration.

CapitaLand Mall Asia Acquires 4 Properties in Tokyo Area

CapitaLand Mall Asia, a unit of CapitaLand Limited, acquired a portfolio of office and retail properties in greater Tokyo for 49.7 billion JPY. There are four properties in the portfolio – two office buildings in Yokohama (Yokohama Blue Avenue and Sun Hamada), one office building in Tokyo (Kokugikan Front), and a shopping mall in Saitama (Seiyu & Sundrug). CapitaLand’s largest shareholder is Temasek Holdings.

CDPQ and Logos Venture Acquire Woolworths Distribution Centre in Sydney

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MAS Seeks to Commit $5 Billion to Private Equity and Infrastructure Managers

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From U.S. pension funds to asset-heavy sovereign wealth funds, Singapore is calculating that more institutional investor assets globally are being committed to the Asia region. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Singapore’s central bank, signaled and planned to commit US$ 5 billion with locally-based fund managers who will invest in private enterprises and infrastructure projects. The beneficiaries of the mandates will be private equity and infrastructure fund managers. MAS is seeking to lure top global asset managers to Singapore and firms that have a significant footprint in Singapore could be eligible for the funds. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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Ivanhoe Cambridge Acquires Cap Ampere Campus from Natixis

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In one of the largest transactions in the French office sector, Ivanhoé Cambridge, real estate subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), has acquired a 90,000 square meter office-building campus from Natixis, in the Greater Paris area of Saint-Denis Pleyel. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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GIC Supports CapitaLand Shanghai Investment on Haimen Road

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GIC Private Limited, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, has entered into a 50:50 joint venture with Raffles City China Investment Partners III (RCCIP III), a fund controlled by CapitaLand. The joint venture is acquiring Shanghai’s tallest twin towers for an aggregate consideration of RMB 12.8 billion (US$ 1.84 billion). The property is located in Shanghai’s core Central Business District.

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