Real Estate Fund Investment Business Introduction
Gopher assets is one of the earliest innovators in the real estate investment industry.
We focus on investing in real estate, covering residential, office, retail, logistics, etc. by timing the market and smartly choosing projects.
Simultaneously, we also participate in equity investments at the company level to establish long-term strategic relationships with excellent partners. We have dedicated to obtaining long-term value-added benefits through capabilities in flexible and innovative financial transaction structure design, strong ability to integrate resources to build counter cyclical, multi-regional, multi-format, multi-strategy portfolios.
As of the 2023Q3, our real estate funds’ AUM surpassed RMB 6.25 bn.
▪ Residential Real Estate ：actively managed fund-of-funds
▪ Commercial Real Estate：office buildings fund, urban renewal fund, logistics real estate fund
▪ PE/RE investment： corporate equity upstream/downstream real estate investment
▪ Successfully issued series three of our “Top50” blue-chip union fund
▪ Successfully issued our first USD-denominated real estate fund
▪ Successfully issued our first office acquisition fund
▪ Successfully issued series two of our “Top50” blue-chip union fund
▪ Founded our first single project fund
▪ Successfully issued series one of our “Top50” blue-chip union fund
Deep screening of counterparties
Selection of sub-sectors with similar value, and companies with excellent operational capabilities as partners, including Top50 real estate enterprises, asset-light operating companies, and real estate industrial supply chain enterprises, in order to establish long-term mutually-beneficial relationships and establish joint investment opportunities.
Strict selection of targeted investments
Comprehensive market coverage and strict screening of potential investments. We implement rigorous financial, legal and market due diligence and analysis, while cross-referencing all information to build a complete picture and timing investments in high quality projects.
Continuously innovating our transaction model
We understand the long-term demands of our cooperating parties. Through our innovative financial products and our ability to create transaction structures, we can balance the needs of all parties to achieve mutually-beneficial situations. Simultaneously, we provide different investors with different risk-return profile products and build an ecosystem of close cooperation.
Systematic post-investment management and service
The entirety of our investment products and business, we conduct effective and rational classification-based post investment management. We utilize different post-investment strategies with regards to risk control and efficiency for different types of projects and subjects. Simultaneously, we provide value-added services to, promote the development of projects and enterprises in order to achieve long term cooperation by establishing a mutually-beneficial environment.
Through real estate’s golden decade to its silver decade, industry characteristics and profit models have changed greatly. With our profound understanding of the market and our strong financial capabilities, Gopher real estate has released three different product lines according to different risk-return profiles.
Mezzanine Finance Fund
Mainly through creditors, we use preferred shares equity investment strategies. Through rigorous selection of counterparties, multi-project portfolios, flexible continual deposit period allocation (repeat investment and holding stages), we maintain product safety and stability to provide investors with sound investment products.
Focusing of scarce real estate in the hearts of China’s tier-one cities, primarily through promoting operational rent, we use a value-adding investment strategy, focusing on security and profitability.
Retial Commercial Fund
Focusing on core business districts and luxury shopping areas in China’s tier-one and tier-two, through integrated marketing resources and top commercial operators in each subsector, we opportunistically acquire retail properties. By raising operational rent and property value, we bring investors excess returns through steady rental income and property appreciation.
Connecting global leaders in logistics real estate and covering China's important logistics hub cities through a powerful customer network and all-encompassing domestic distribution capabilities, we are able to increase operational rent, providing our investors with steady returns through smooth exit channels and strong yields.
Urban Rennovation Fund
Connecting exceptional operators, focusing on renovated properties (such as old factory, warehouses, apartments, office buildings, shopping centers and hotels) in China’s first and second tier cities with light-asset acquisitions and through professional refurbishing and investment operations, we are able to enhance property value and establish steadily growing rental income. After the project has reached maturity, the fund will execute a multi-channel exit strategy.
Special Opportunity Fund
The RE team focuses on commercial properties with increasingly high value, completed properties currently in operation, and other types of properties.
Gopher Asset focuses on equity investments to new operators, thoroughly selects top teams with strong operating capabilities and high potential. With our deep understanding of real estate industry and wide range of PE resources, we are able to achieveoperational profit along with the evolving real estate industry.
Assets and Projects Side
We provide services such as acquisition, transfer, cooperative development, partner network sharing, and other services for projects and asset side enterprises.
We provide high quality assets and projects and corresponding financial support for operations enterprises to boost operations capacity and rapid expansion.
We provide institutional investors with customized real estate financial products, investment advisory and post investment management service.