Markets

Real estate spree

Hong Kong fund raises $365 million

HONG KONG -- BPE Asia Real Estate, an affiliate of Baring Private Equity Asia, has raised $356 million to invest in Asia-Pacific real estate, Baring said Tuesday. According to the company, the BPE Asia Real Estate Fund is one of the largest real esta...

Economeister

Min Lan Tan and Toru Ibayashi: Japan's 'shareholder revolution' expected to promote buybacks

Japanese companies are among the world's greatest hoarders. The average listed company hol...

Deals

Second chance: Ministop to seek Sojitz's help in Vietnam

TOKYO -- Japanese convenience store chain Ministop will team with Sojitz in an effort to r...