03/02/2016

Gaw Capital Partners Continues Winning Streak with Three Global PERE Awards: Asia Firm of the Year 2015; China Firm of the Year 2015 and Goodwin Gaw, Asia Industry Figure of the Year 2015

SHANGHAI, March 2, 2016 -- Gaw Capital Partners was awarded by PERE, a leading publication for the world's private real estate markets, as "Asia Firm of the Year", "China Firm of the Year" and Goodwin Gaw "Industry Figure of the Year" in its 2015 awards. Gaw Capital Partners has been consistently recognized in the Global PERE Awards since 2013.

The Global PERE Awards recognize significant highlights in the global real estate industry and is highly venerated in the real estate private equity industry. The Global PERE Awards are renowned as the only industry awards to recognize the efforts and achievements of the “needle movers” in the real estate private equity investment market.

2015 was another recording-breaking year for Gaw Capital Partners. It raised USD$ 1.8 billion, transacted 39 deals with acquisitions in 30 cities, exits in six cities and a transaction volume of US$ 6.2 billion globally. Some of the additional highlights for 2015 include:

· Raised Vietnam Fund and acquired Vietnamese Property Portfolio for USD$ 106M
· Raised and closed GC US Fund at more than USD$ 315 million of equity commitment
· Entered the China Logistics real estate market and brought along additional USD$ 300 million of co-investment into the platform
· Acquisition of 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road was the biggest commercial property transaction in downtown London in the past two years (USD$ 774M)
· Acquisition of Columbia Center, the tallest skyscraper in the downtown Seattle, was one of the biggest real-estate transactions in the region’s history (USD$ 712M)
· Acquisition of Hong Kong InterContinental Hotel was a record of hotel transactions in Hong Kong either by total selling price or per-key price (USD$ 938M)

Goodwin Gaw, Managing Principal and Founder, welcomed these three awards: “We are deeply honored and thankful for these three awards from PERE. These awards really reflect the work done by our amazing and talented team and also underscore our DNA: Passion, Responsibility and Creativity as everything we do stems from this DNA.”

"We are extremely grateful for the support from our global LPs,” said Christina Gaw, Managing Principal and Head of Capital Markets. “We offer our warmest gratitude to our investors, partners, and, of course, to PERE, a wonderful media outlet.” she said.

Gaw Capital Partners is a uniquely positioned real estate private equity fund management company connecting culture and talent across East and West. The firm currently manages three real estate funds targeting the Greater China and Asia Pacific region. Additionally, the firm manages funds in Vietnam and the US, and also provides services for separate account direct investment in the US and UK markets.

Since its inception in 2005, Gaw Capital Partners has raised equity of USD$ 5.84 billion and commands assets of USD$ 11.37 billion under management as of the end of 2015.


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