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Christie Ou

Christie Ou is the Asia-Pacific reporter for PERE covering the private equity real estate markets in the region. Prior to joining PERE, she covered Asia’s business market for Bloomberg Business Week Chinese and the credit market for UK-based Private Debt Investor. She is a native speaker of Cantonese and Mandarin, with solid command of writing and speaking in English. Christie holds her bachelor degree at London School of Economics and a master degree in journalism at the University of Hong Kong.
The Hong Kong-based firm has raised the largest ever Asia-focused special situations fund and added capital to its secured lending fund.
The firm, co-founded by the former executive of Goldman Sachs and the former CEO of Citadel Europe, invests in a broad range of credit and special situations across Asia.
The Mumbai-based real estate manager has raised capital for its second fund which structures investments using preferred equity.
The investment arm of the World Bank received a $500m commitment last month for its infrastructure financing platform.
A former banking veteran has established a private credit fund to make loans secured against listed equities in Asia and Europe.
The fund manager has backed ACME with a new type of loan after its initial commitment via a joint venture with APG last year.
A group of South Korean institutional investors has helped finance HNA’s acquisition of a commercial building from Brookfield.
The bid will potentially bolster its presence in the home loan market in Australia after it purchased GE Capital’s lending arm two years ago.
The fund is targeting a final close in September this year and has deployed over $100m since March 2016.
Two partners have become advisors while another has resigned from the firm, which is targeting distressed deals in China.

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