January 10, 2018

SHANGHAI, Jan. 10, 2018 – PGIM Real Estate has sold Waterfront Place, an office property in Shanghai, China, on behalf of Asia Property Fund (ASPF) III. PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the $1 trillion global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU).

Waterfront Place comprises two grade-A office properties with a total area of 27,805 square meters of office space as well as underground parking in an established mixed-use development in Chang Feng, one of Shanghai’s more mature decentralized business districts. PGIM Real Estate acquired Waterfront Place in January 2016, and the sale continues PGIM Real Estate’s strong track record of investing in China.

   

“An active asset management strategy, alongside increased demand from investors for income-yielding assets, enabled us to maximize the value of this investment on behalf of our investors, well ahead of our original investment plan.”

Benett Theseira,
Head of Asia Pacific

   

 

Waterfront Place   

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“We achieved an attractive entry price when we acquired Waterfront Place by capitalizing on market dislocation. In addition, an active asset management strategy, alongside increased demand from investors for income-yielding assets, enabled us to maximize the value of this investment on behalf of our investors, well ahead of our original investment plan,” commented Benett Theseira, head of Asia Pacific for PGIM Real Estate. 

About PGIM Real Estate
PGIM Real Estate is the real estate investment business of PGIM, the global investment management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU). Redefining the real estate investing landscape since 1970, PGIM Real Estate has professionals in 18 cities in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific with deep local knowledge and expertise, and gross assets under management of $69.0 billion ($50.5 billion net) as of Sept. 30, 2017. PGIM Real Estate’s tenured team offers to its global client base a broad range of real estate equity, debt and securities investment strategies that span the risk/return spectrum. For more information, visit pgimrealestate.com.

About PGIM
With 14 consecutive years of positive third-party institutional net flows, PGIM, the global asset management businesses of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), ranks among the top 10 largest asset managers in the world with more than $1 trillion in assets under management as of Sept. 30, 2017. PGIM’s businesses offer a range of investment solutions for retail and institutional investors around the world across a broad range of asset classes, including fundamental equity, quantitative equity, public fixed income, private fixed income, real estate and commercial mortgages. Its businesses have offices in 16 countries across five continents.

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