ARA Asset Management (ARA)

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Straits Trading glimmers brighter ahead of ARA’s potential $6.4 billion relisting: DBS

Already a majestic name on the Singapore Exchange (SGX), legacy trading firm Straits Trading is set to boost its regal splendour as its “crown jewel” ARA Asset Management prepares for relisting in

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ARA Venn secures €200 mil from investors for its latest fund

SINGAPORE (July 1): ARA Venn, an investment manager of real estate private debt has secured €200 million ($313.2 million) from institutional investors for its latest fund Venn Commercial Real Estat

Fintech

ARA’s fintech arm Minterest raises $5 mil on second real estate investment product launch

SINGAPORE (June 29): ARA Asset Management, JL Family Office, and Minterest Holdings announced on Monday that Minterest has successfully launched its second real estate investment product on Friday.

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Cromwell Property fends off ARA's bid for board seat

SINGAPORE (Dec 2): Cromwell Property Group has narrowly fended off an attempt by Singapore’s ARA Asset Management to get its preferred candidate onto the board, in the latest tussl

REITs

Cromwell Property Group fends off challenge by investor ARA Asset Management

(Nov 28): Cromwell Property Group has narrowly fended off an attempt by Singapore’s ARA Asset Management to get its preferred candidate onto the board, the latest tussle between the Australian real

Insider moves

Straits Trading extends share buybacks, invests in South Korean logistics

(Aug 5): The Straits Trading, one of the oldest companies in Singapore, has been steadily buying back its own shares from the open market since last October.

In print this week

What does it take to be a REIT manager?

SINGAPORE (June 22): Earlier in June, John Lim, CEO of ARA Asset Management, and a pioneer of Singapore’ real estate investment trust sector, sat down with The Edge Singapore after just an

Confirmed: John Lim-led consortium to buy out ARA Asset Management in $1.8 bil deal

SINGAPORE (Nov 8): ARA Asset Management on Tuesday announced a joint proposal by a consortium led by group founder and chief executive officer John Lim to privatise the company in a takeover offer

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