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FACTBOX-Key purchases of Japan property assets by foreign firms

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 TOKYO/HONG KONG, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Foreign investors from
the United States to Singapore have been actively acquiring
Japan's property assets as the Japanese real estate sector, now
the world's second largest, recovers.
 Following is a list of key deals of foreign investors
acquiring Japanese assets since late last year. All dollar
figures are approximate due to exchange rate conversion:
 FOREIGN INVESTOR                   JAPAN ASSET            DEAL
SIZE ($)
 U.S. Fortress FIG.N              Property-related loans 244
mln
 Germany SEB Asset Mgmt             Shopping mall          118
mln
 Singapore Mapletree                Logistics facilities   154
mln
 Deutsche Bank's DBBKGn.DE RREEF  Office building         56
mln
 Hong Kong's HKR Int'l 0480.HK    Apartments              40
mln
 Hong Kong's Keck Seng              Apartments              20
mln
 PLANNED DEALS:
 * U.S. Blackstone plans to acquire Morgan Stanley property
loans worth $1.1 billion. [ID:nSGE66K0K3]
 * Singapore's CDL Hospitality seeks acquisitions in Vietnam,
India and Japan, with plans to invest up to $423 million in new
hotels. [ID:nSGE67F0BS]
 * Mapletree Investments, a property firm owned by Singapore
state investor Temasek Holdings [TEM.UL], plans to launch a
Japan property fund worth nearly $1 billion. [ID:nTKB006989]
 * U.S. Franklin Templeton is raising $300 million for a real
estate funds to invest in Asia, including Japanese property
debt. [ID:nSGE67B03T]
 * Asia-focused fund investor Pacific Alliance Group expects to
invest as much as $500 million in Japan for the next year or so
from $200 million now. [ID:nTOE65D053]
 * LaSalle Investment Management plans to invest $3.3 billion
in Japanese property over the next 18 months. [ID:nTOE65E063]
 SOURCES: Company, Japanese media
 (Reporting by Mariko Katsumura in TOKYO and Lee Chyen Yee in
HONG KONG; Editing by Ken Wills and Valerie Lee)
 (See www.reutersrealestate.com for Reuters' global service for
real estate professionals)



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