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Singapore investors buy record US$26.3b of overseas properties in 2015

The new high was boosted by big purchases by GIC and GLP, though mid-sized and smaller buys also figured in the tally

JLL's Mr Hyland says London is still a key market, but investors may find better value in properties in continental Europe.


SINGAPORE-BASED investors purchased a record US$26.31 billion in overseas real estate in 2015, up 49 per cent from US$17.63 billion in 2014, going by preliminary data compiled by real-estate data and analytics firm Real Capital Analytics (RCA) as at Jan 12.

The increase