redirect pin user minus plus fax mobile-phone office-phone data envelope globe outlook retail close line-arrow-down solid-triangle-down facebook globe2 google hamburger line-arrow-left solid-triangle-left linkedin wechat play-btn line-arrow-right arrow-right solid-triangle-right search twitter line-arrow-up solid-triangle-up calendar globe-americas globe-apac globe-emea external-link music picture paper pictures play gallery download rss-feed vcard account-loading

Asian Outbound Investment H1 2017

Asian cross-border investment surged by 98% y-o-y to US$ 45.2 bn in H1 2017. The increase was partly due to a one-off US$ 13.2bn purchase of a logistics portfolio in EMEA.

Though Chinese investment was still the most active, the buyer mix changed amid the increased scrutiny of cross-border capital flow. All other major sources of capital such as Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea and Japan all saw higher levels of outbound investment. One continuing trend is that of fewer but larger deals.

Americas and EMEA remained the preferred regions for Asian cross-border investment but turnover within Asia also rose 68% y-o-y. London, New York and Hong Kong remained the top three destinations.

China outbound investment will continue but the buyer mix may change and the pace may moderate as investors refine their investment strategies and adjust to new rules.


Infographic



Contacts


Dr. Henry Chin
Head of Research
Asia Pacific
+852 2820 8160
Email

Yvonne Siew
Executive Director
Global Capital Markets, China
+86 21 2401 1433
Email

Ada Choi, CFA
Senior Director
CBRE Research, Asia Pacific
+852 2820 2871
Email

Tom Moffat
Executive Director
Capital Markets, Asia
+852 2820 1465
Email

Robert Fong
Research Director
Asia Pacific Research
+852 2820 2882
Email

Leo Chung
Associate Director
Asia Pacific Research
+852 2820 1527
Email

Asian Outbound Investment H1 2017

Asian Outbound Investment H1 2016

Asian Outbound Investment in 2015