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Company Overview of Gaw Capital Partners

Company Overview

Gaw Capital Partners is a real estate investment firm specializing in making investments in real estates sector including offices, commercial properties, commercial offices, retail malls, serviced apartments, and residential and retail properties as well as hotels that need repositioning or redevelopment. It typically invests in companies based in Asia and Asia Pacific with a focus on Greater China and China’s Tier II and Tier III cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Chengdu, Guangzhou region and Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan and Asia Pacific region such as Japan, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia. It seeks to investment 20 percent in Asian markets outside of China. Gaw Capital Partners was fou...

22nd Floor

Lyndhurst Tower

1 Lyndhurst Terrace

Central,  

Hong Kong

Founded in 2005

Phone:

852 2583 7700

Fax:

852 2530 3662

Key Executives for Gaw Capital Partners

Co-Founder
Age: 43
Co-Founder
Age: 45
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
Managing Principal
Managing Principal and Head of Capital Market
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Gaw Capital Partners Key Developments

Gaw Capital Partners Invests in Seoul Officetel Towers

Gaw Capital Partners has announced that it has invested in the office, officetel and retail portions of a twin tower building in Seoul. According to a release, located within Seoul's Yongsan District and CBD, Dongja 8 is Gaw Capital Partners' second non-Greater China transaction for Gateway Fund IV, the first being Hyatt Regency Osaka. Previously, Gaw Capital Partners acquired five core assets in the US and UK on behalf of Korean institutional investors through its separate account services. This is the first acquisition Gateway Funds have made in Korea. The Property is the office, officetel and retail portions of a twin tower building located in the Yongsan district, south end of the CBD area of Seoul. Total gross floor area of the twin towers is 91,461 sqm (27,667 py) with seven underground floors designated for retail and carpark, and the Gateway Fund would be acquiring more than 75% of the floor area. The Property is in close proximity to Seoul Station in a neighborhood designated for and undergoing significant city redevelopment plans. Seoul Station is the busiest train station in South Korea and services an average of 100,000 passengers per day. In recent years, Gaw Capital Partners has been providing global direct investment services to strategic Asian institutional investors. Notable transactions include 333 Market Street in San Francisco in 2010, Three First National Plaza in Chicago in 2011, Vintners' Place in London in 2012, Cupertino Gateway in Silicon Valley in 2013, the Lloyd's Building in London in 2013 and Waterside House in Paddington London in 2013. In addition to leading the acquisition process (including due diligence), Gaw Capital Partners also provides debt financing advising and asset management in such transactions. Five of the direct investment transactions were backed by Korean institutional investors.

Gaw Capital Plans To Make Property Acquisition

Gaw Capital Partners is looking to make commercial property acquisitions in the United States and United Kingdom. South China Morning Post quoted Goodwin GAW Managing Director and Principal as saying that Gaw Capital is planning to buy minority stakes in commercial property acquisitions in the United States and United Kingdom in the next three months.”. The transaction may have a total value of $1 billion and is expected to be ventures with Mainland Chinese and Asian Partners.

Gaw Capital Partners Presents at PERE Summit: Asia 2014, Feb-26-2014 02:20 PM

Gaw Capital Partners Presents at PERE Summit: Asia 2014, Feb-26-2014 02:20 PM. Venue: Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Hong Kong. Speakers: Goodwin Gaw, Founder, Managing Principal, Chairman, and Member of Investment Committee.

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Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
Merger/Acquisition
May 7, 2014
Seoul Officetel Towers
Merger/Acquisition
April 8, 2014
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Merger/Acquisition
March 20, 2014
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