September 14, 2022, Shanghai – Gaw Capital Partners was named one of the “2022 China TOP 10 Most Competitive Companies in Real Estate Asset Management Area” at 6th REIS Summit hosted by CRIC China, one of the most authoritative domestic real estate data application service providers in China. This is the fourth consecutive year that Gaw Capital received this award.
Johnny Shao, Managing Director, Investments of Gaw Capital, said, “We are honored to be recognized as one of the top real estate asset management players in China, which is a testament of our professional competence and strong track record. Our operating platforms are tailor-made for the competitive environments in high barrier-to-entry markets, with the ability to identify high-potential and high value-added properties in promising locations, and then to manage them innovatively and creatively.”
Gaw Capital has over 17 years of experience investing in and turning around commercial properties in Greater China. The firm has successfully transformed and repositioned properties such as Euro America Financial City (EFC) Tower 6 in Hangzhou, four premium Grade A office buildings at Shanghai MixC, Skybridge HQ, Ocean Tower and Ciro’s Plaza in Shanghai, etc. In addition, Gaw Capital has successfully developed a sizable IDC platform, logistics platform and premium outlet mall portfolio (Florentia Village Outlet Mall). The firm also owns and manages 1111 King’s Road (previously CityPlaza 1), portions of 14 Tai Koo Wan Road and 12 Tai Koo Wan Road (previously CityPlaza 3 and CityPlaza 4) and 625 King’s Road in Hong Kong’s Island East District. In recent years, the firm also purchased 29 local Hong Kong shopping malls from Link REIT through funds under management, which intends to reposition and revitalize into attractive community hubs. In recent years, the firm has also invested in new areas such as education-related platform, healthcare businesses and proptech related companies to help support the growth and management of these assets. Since 2005, Gaw Capital has commanded assets of US$34.3 billion under management as of Q2 2022.
Leveraging on its unique investment insight and strong asset management ability, Gaw Capital Partners has been awarded several international awards in 2022 including Global PERE Awards, and was also ranked No.2 in PERE’s Top 50 APAC Fund Manager ranking and ranked 11th in the Top 100 PERE managers globally.
CRIC China focuses on asset management market and invites professional judges to vote for “2022 China TOP 10 Most Competitive Companies in Real Estate Asset Management Area” as the industry’s benchmark and leader, based on various aspects such as scale in asset management, influence, market activities and exposure and operational competence.
About Gaw Capital Partners
Gaw Capital Partners is a uniquely positioned private equity fund management company focusing on real estate markets in Asia Pacific and other high barrier-to-entry markets globally.
Specializing in adding strategic value to under-utilized real estate through redesign and repositioning, Gaw Capital runs an integrated business model with its own in-house asset management operating platforms in commercial, hospitality, property development, logistics, IDC and education. The firm’s investments span the entire spectrum of real estate sectors, including residential development, offices, retail malls, serviced apartments, hotels, logistics warehouses and IDC projects.
Gaw Capital has raised seven commingled funds targeting the Greater China and APAC regions since 2005. The firm also manages value-add/opportunistic funds in the US, a Pan-Asia Hospitality Fund, a European Hospitality Fund, a Growth Equity Fund and it provides services for credit investments and separate account direct investments globally.
Since 2005, Gaw Capital has commanded assets of US$34.3 billion under management as of Q2 2022.