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Sep 26, 2018
byAkane Hashimoto

Bank of Japan Maintains Promise to Keep Extremely Low Rates for ‘Extended Period’"No interest rate means no time value…"Japan’s Successful Economic Model"Talks about GDP per capita growth"Why Japanese Hedge Funds Continue to Impress Us"Interesting observation, in such a low volatility market." Recent NewsGPIFGPIF, World's Largest Pension Fund, Selects New Environmental Indices Launched by S&P Dow Jones IndicesGPIF has appointed an investment manager for Global Real Estate Mandate ("Core Strategy") Policy(BOJ)With Fed set to raise rates again, other central banks sound ready to end the easy money, too MarketJapan’s Markets Have Been Transformed by the Overwhelming Abenomics Wave BusinessSoftbank Looking at Blockchain for Global Payments

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J-REIT : Corporate action-One REIT, Inc.

Sep 25, 2018
byInvestment in Japan

J-REIT>One REIT's announcement①One REIT, Inc. (hereafter referred to as “One REIT”) announced that Mizuho REIT Management Co., Ltd. (hereafter referred to as the “Asset Management Company”), an asset management company to which One REIT entrusts management of its assets, today made a decision to acquire and lease the assets described below (hereafter referred to as the “Assets to be Acquired”). >One REIT's announcement②One REIT, Inc. (hereafter referred to as “One REIT”) announced today the determination of interest rate with respect to the borrowing of funds (hereafter referred to as the “Borrowings”) announced in the press release “Notice concerning Borrowing of Funds” dated September 4, 2018 as well as the conclusion of interest rate swap agreement (hereafter referred to as the “Interest Rate Swap Agreement”) with respect to the Borrowings as follows. >One REIT's announcement③One REIT, Inc. (hereafter referred to as “One REIT”) announced that it has resolved at the board of directors meeting held today, the issue price, the selling price and other conditions concerning the issuance of new investment units and secondary offering of investment units that was decided at the board of directors’ meeting held on September 4, 2018 as follow. 

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J-REIT: Notice Regarding Acquisition of Domestic Real Estate Trust Beneficiary Interests

Sep 21, 2018
byInvestment in Japan

J-REIT>Nippon Prologis REIT's announcementNippon Prologis  REIT,  Inc.  (“NPR”)  today announced the final determination  of  the  acquisition price for Prologis Park Koga 3, as shown below, which was previously described in  the press release “Nippon Prologis REIT Announces Acquisition of Domestic Real Estate Trust Beneficiary Interests and Lease Contract with New Tenants” dated Feb. 26, 2018. In addition, regarding the property, some details are changed and revised from that press  release dated Feb. 26, 2018. The changes of details are described below.

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J-REIT: Corporate action - LaSalle LOGIPORT REIT

Sep 20, 2018
byInvestment in Japan

J-REIT>LaSalle LOGIPORT's announcement①LaSalle LOGIPORT REIT (hereinafter referred to as “LLR”) who has entrusted the management of its assets to LaSalle REIT Advisors K.K. (“LRA” or the “Asset Manager”), announces that it has decided to acquire (the “Subject Acquisition”) the following preferred shares (hereinafter referred to as the “Newly Acquired Asset” or “Preferred Securities”). >LaSalle LOGIPORT's announcement②LaSalle LOGIPORT REIT (“LLR”) announces today that debt financing (the “Borrowing”) was procured based on the following terms and conditions. 

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Sep 19, 2018
byInvestment in Japan

Demand for lowly ¥1 coin sinks as consumers take to cashless transactions"Slowly but changing to cashless socieity"Suruga Bank’s improper lending practices simply outrageous"Banks are struggling to seek business opportunities but they must be required fiduciary attitude" Recent NewsEconomyAnother Bubble in JAPAN?Plan to push down solar power pricesTokyo new condo supply declines for 2nd month Policy(BOJ)BOJ expected to keep policy steady until 2020 And moreToyota ready to share hybrid secrets with China to advance in world’s largest auto marketInterest Towards Crypto in Japan is Rising So Rapidly That FSA Expands     

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J-REIT:Notice Concerning Acquisition of Investment Asset (GRANCREER CENTER-MINAMI)

Sep 18, 2018
byInvestment in Japan

J-REIT>Comforia Residential REIT's announcementComforia Residential REIT, Inc (“CRR”) announces that TLC REIT Management Inc., to which CRR entrusts management of its assets (“TRM”) decided today for CRR to acquire the investment asset.

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Notice Concerning Disposition of an Asset

Sep 13, 2018
byInvestment in Japan

J-REIT>Japan Logistics Fund's announcementMitsui & Co., Logistics Partners Ltd. (hereafter referred to as “MLP”), the asset management company of Japan Logistics Fund Inc. (hereafter referred to as “JLF”), announced today that MLP has decided to dispose an asset.

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Sep 12, 2018
byInvestment in Japan

Bad news around mutual funds does little to boost Japanese people’s appetite for investment"Issues to be addressed but could be an opportunity for good managers on the flip side."10 years on, crisis mode is new normal for central banks"Bank of Japan may be facing the most serious problem." Recent NewsPolicy(BOJ)BoJ’s Kataoka: BoJ should expand stimulus to quicken achievement of price target Governance/Stewardship/FiduciaryStewardship Code : 233 institutional investors have signed up to the Principles for Responsible Institutional Investors as of August 31, 2018 

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Private Equity in Japan: Longreach completes Tender Offer for Fujitsu Component

Sep 10, 2018
byInvestment in Japan

Private Equity in Japan>LONGREACH GROUP's announcement[Tokyo / Hong Kong, 7 September 2018] The Longreach Group (“Longreach”) today announced the completion of a tender offer launched on July 27, 2018 (the “Offer”) by FC Holdings G.K. (“FC Holdings”), a special purpose company established under investment funds managed by Longreach, to acquire common shares of Fujitsu Component Limited (Tokyo Stock Exchange Second Section: 6719, “Fujitsu Component”) held by shareholders other than Fujitsu Limited (“Fujitsu”).

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Sep 05, 2018
byAkane Hashimoto

Japan’s Shinzo Abe vows to raise retirement age "Most of the talks today is to be preared for a 100 years life."Japan, savings superpower of the world"Domestic growth should be supported by innovations to support aging society."

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J-REIT: Notice Concerning Establishment of Interest Rate Swaps

Sep 05, 2018
byInvestment in Japan

J-REIT>Star Asia Investment Corporation's announcementStar Asia Investment Corporation (“SAR”) announced the establishment of interest rate swaps (the “Establishment of Interest Rate Swaps”) concerning long-term borrowings described in “Notice Concerning Debt Financing” dated August 21, 2018, as described below. Moreover, please refer to the press release mentioned above for the details of borrowings which the Establishment of Interest Rate Swaps was made for.

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Private Equity in Japan: Integral Announces Investment in Bigtree Technology & Consulting Co., Ltd.

Sep 04, 2018
byInvestment in Japan

Private Equity in Japan>INTEGRAL's announcementIntegral Corporation and its related funds are pleased to announce that they have acquired shares of Bigtree Technology & Consulting Co., Ltd.("BTC") by way of share transfer.

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