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Shop Talk: A conversation with Hing Yin Lee
Hing Yin Lee is executive director of China Ping An Trust Co, the investment arm of China’s Ping An Insurance Group. Lee recently spoke with Jonathan Schein, Institutional Real Estate, Inc’s senior vice president and managing director of global business development, about the firm’s approach to overseas property investment and the type of deals it finds most attractive.
As the investment arm of China’s Ping An Insurance Group, what is China Ping An Trust Co’s mandate?
We deploy capital on behalf of our insurance sister company and our high-net-worth clients in different sorts of investments, including real estate. Previously, most of the investments focused on China, so Ping An Trust has a full range of investments ranging from capital market products, such as equity and fixed income, to trust loans to alternative investments, which we have in infrastructure, real estate and private equity. We star