Investors becoming more strategic but continuing to deploy capital in Asia Pacific
Investors are having to “look laterally” to find opportunities for growth in the current market but can still successfully deploy capital, experts say, as ongoing uncertainty in the macroeconomic environment slows early-year momentum.
Speaking at a recent Cushman & Wakefield webinar, panelists from leading investment houses said rising interest rates and an inflationary environment had caused a “pause” in the market as investors reweighted their portfolios within the current conditions.
Averaging-in the way forward
Despite the slowdown, investor sentiment was leaning towards a cautious resumption of deal flow to Asia Pacific later in 2022 once global players from the United States and Europe had adjusted to the current conditions, said Gordon Marsden, regional director, APAC capital markets, at Cushman & Wakefield and webinar moderator.
“It is true that there are a large number of different economic circumstances ahead