CapitaLand buys China property business for $2.2 billion

Leading Singapore real estate developer CapitaLand pays $2.2 billion for Orient Overseas International's China property business.

Singapore-based real estate developer CapitaLand has acquired 100% of Orient OverseasĀ Developments Limited OODL for $2.2 billion from a company controlled by the family of former Hong Kong chief executive Tung Chee-hwa.

The acquisition will double CapitaLand's China property portfolio to 2.8 million square metres and will also increase the China weighting in its portfolio to 36%, in line with the Singaporean firm's stated strategy.

OODL owns seven sites in Shanghai, Kunshan and...

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