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CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2020 revenues of $23.8 billion and more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included on the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #128 in 2020. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 20 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” for nine years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2021, for the third consecutive year. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”

CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.


CBRE Global Investors, combined with CBRE Clarion Securities and CBRE Caledon, is one of the world’s leading real asset investment managers with $122.7 billion in assets under management.

Built up over more than 40 years, our unparalleled platform is focused on real assets, giving our institutional clients access to real estate and infrastructure in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. Our clients benefit from a complete range of investment solutions including equity and debt, direct and indirect, and listed and unlisted strategies.

Trammell Crow Company, founded in Dallas, Texas in 1948, is one of the nation’s oldest and most prolific developers of, and investors in, commercial real estate.The CBRE Global Investors and Trammell Crow Company platforms make up the Real Estate Investments division of CBRE Group.

The Real Estate Investments division is led by
Mike Lafitte, Global CEO, Real Estate Investments.


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Asian Insurance Companies Award $200 Million Mandate to CBRE Global Investors That Spotlights Growing Trend of Cross-Border Capital Flows

LOS ANGELES – March 4, 2014 – A collection of large Asian insurance companies has awarded a $200 million discretionary global mandate to CBREGlobal Investors’ Separate Accounts Group to build a core/core+ real estate portfolio in the United States and Europe.

The mandate, which is expected to grow over time, will target both debt and equity investments across property sectors in the Top 25markets in the United States and large urban zones in the United Kingdom,France and Germany.

CBRE Global Investors has seen significant growth in its separate accounts platform, which provides clients with more customization and control over how their capital is invested.
In 2013, the firm raised $3.3 billion ofcapital for separate accounts, including $1.2 billion to be investedcross-border. Asian investors have been particularly active deploying capitalvia separate accounts in Europe and the U.S.

“Investors are increasingly diversifying their real estate portfolios by looking abroad,” said Matt Khourie, Global Chief ExecutiveOfficer of CBRE Global Investors.  “Due to our broad geographic scale and consistent regional competencies, we are a global leader in separate accounts and have a unique advantage to migrate capital across borders efficiently and effectively.”

“Having real estate experts based in the client’s home country helps facilitate communications in the same language and time zone. This, coupled with on-the-ground experts in the target markets, allows for best-in-class execution,” said Peter Di Corpo, Americas Head of Separate Accounts for CBRE Global Investors. “Working with my counterparts in other regions, we were able to create a seamless global solution.”

Other key team members involved in this mandate include Richard Price, Asia Pacific CEO; JamesClifton-Brown, EMEA Head of Separate Accounts; Jeff Torto, who serves as the overall portfolio manager; and Andy Glanzman, who spearheaded the debt elementof this mandate.


About CBRE GlobalInvestors
CBRE Global Investors is a global real estate investment management firm with $89.1billion in assets under management* as of December 31, 2013. The firm sponsors investment programs across the risk/return spectrum for investors worldwide.

CBRE Global Investors is an independently operated affiliate of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG). It harnesses the research, investment sourcing and other resources of the world’s premier, full-service commercial real estate services and investment company for the benefit of its investors. CBRE Group,Inc. has approximately 44,000 employees in more than 350 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. For more information about CBRE Global Investors, pleasevisit www.cbreglobalinvestors.com.
*Assets under management(AUM) refers to fair market value of real estate-related assets with respect towhich CBRE Global Investors provides, on a global basis, oversight, investmentmanagement services and other advice, and which generally consist of propertiesand real estate-related loans; securities portfolios; and investments inoperating companies, joint ventures and in private real estate funds under itsfund of funds program. This AUM is intended principally to reflect the extentof CBRE Global Investors’ presence in the global real estate market, and itscalculation of AUM may differ from the calculations of other asset managers.