The EPF is constantly on the lookout for property assets in the U.K. as other investors seek to exit after the country voted to withdraw from the European Union. The fund, which has a U.K. property portfolio of over $2.6 billion, is keen to acquire real estate assets in the logistics and health-care sectors.
Chinese companies have announced more than $5.2b of overseas health-care acquisitions this year, a fifteen-fold jump from 2012. Among the most prominent deals, Humanwell Healthcare bought U.S.-based Epic Pharma for $550m. Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group agreed to buy Indian drugmaker Gland Pharma for about $1.3b