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ARA Asset Management Limited ("ARA" or the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") is an Asian real estate fund management company focused on the management of public-listed real estate investment trusts ("REITs") and private real estate funds.
ARA currently manages REITs listed in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia with a diversified portfolio spanning the office/retail (commercial), industrial/office, logistics and hospitality sectors. These include Fortune REIT (dual-listed in Singapore and Hong Kong), Suntec REIT and Cache Logistics Trust (listed in Singapore), Hui Xian REIT and Prosperity REIT (listed in Hong Kong) and AmFIRST REIT (listed in Malaysia). The Group also manages several private funds investing in real estate in Asia.
To complement its REITs and private real estate funds business segments, ARA also provides real estate management services, which include managing Suntec City, one of Singapore's most iconic integrated commercial development; and corporate finance advisory services to related corporations.
ARA was incorporated on 1 July 2002 and was admitted to the official list of the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited ("SGX-ST") on 2 November 2007. It has grown to become one of the largest real estate fund managers in the region, with total assets under management ("AUM") of S$25.5 billion (approximately US$20.2 billion) as at 31 December 2013.