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盛世神州海外投资管理有限公司

Grand China Overseas Investment Management Co., Ltd

 

Cross-Border Real Estate Private Equity With 1.5 Billion Asset Under Management

 

history

 
2009

One of the long time sponsors of CRECC Conference; First Board member overseas meeting in Californa, attended by Gov. Schwarzenegger 

2010

GCF China Established 

2012

GCF Shanghai Office Opened

2012

GCF Overseas Fund Opened 

2012

US Fund I - Atlantic Square Acquisition 

2013

US Orlando Office Opened 

2013

US Fund I - Whispering Winds Acquisition 

2013

Partnered with Menora and Launched US Fund II 

2013

US Fund II - SMC Portfolio Acquisition (9 Multifamily Assets) 

2014

Established Stratetigic Partnership with Trammel Crow Residential 

2014

GCF New York Office Opened 

2014

Launched $55 million US Fund III (Commingled) 

2014

US Fund III - Condo Development in Manhattan, NY 

2014

US Fund III - Multifamily Developments in Orlando, Dallas and Houston 

2015

First Successful Disposition by GCF - Atlantic Square; GCF LA Office Opened 

2016

Invested in New York and Seattle on behalf of Separate Account and Institutional Investor Account, respectivey 

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Advantage

 
 

Rich Experience

Since inception in 2012, GCF Overseas has closed 22 real estate transactions in the US. The experience gained in post-crisis era and reliable platform resources provide best-in-class investments for our fund investors.

 

Fund Legitimacy

GCF Overseas diligently source and underwrite opportunities, making decisions with transparent process.

 

Low Financing Cost

GCF Overseas’ past credit history and excellent investment track records enabling access to competitive financing cost in US local market. Within outreach of the company shareholders, GCF Overseas has strong abilities in raising additional leverage, such as EB5.

 

Extra Value Creation

GCF Overseas envisions that a long-term bond with all of our investor is necessity. Conversely, investor’s inputs and feedbacks are invaluable while GCF Overseas advances further. By sponsoring all investors into a circle system, value appreciates naturally

 

Rigorously Investment Decision Making

GCF Overseas is renowned for largest deal pipeline and exclusive local relationships, precisely identifying our investor’s target while proficiently making independent investment decisions by customs. By far, we execute 1 transaction in every 50 seed investments.

 

And Much More

 

Team

 

Mingeng Zhang

Chairman

Dr. Zhang Mingeng is one of the leading real estate developers in China. In 1993 Dr. Zhang was appointed as the Vice General Manager of Vantone Real Estate Co., Ltd. and went on to found Yinxin Real Estate Company in 1996. Dr. Zhang is now the Chairman of China Real Estate Fund Association and has established a vast community of institutional investors and ultra-high net worth individuals. Chairman Zhang has a reputation of credibility, which serves a invaluable asset for Grand China Fund.
 

David Long

CEO

Mr. Long leads efforts of implementing the firm's strategies and oversees the day-to-day operations. He is also responsible for development of the firm’s relationship with investor and oversight of transaction execution. Prior to GCF, he led multiple major developments in China, including the 2008 Olympic Games Stadium in Beijing and the Germany Center of 2010 World Expo in Shanghai. Mr. Long graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York, with a Master degree in Real Estate Development. 

Laurie Mathers (New York City)

Vice President

Mr. Mathers is a former Executive-Director of Goldman Sachs, covering homebuilder, developer and global building material stocks for 7 years. He identifies and underwrites the firm’s projects and develops strategic relationships in the US. Mr. Mathers also acquired his Master in Real Estate Development from Columbia University, with his undergraduate education in the UK and Singapore. 

Adrian Su

Vice President

Mr. Su has accumulated profound experiences in real estate and investment and is familiar with the business environment of both China and the US. He leads the overseas project underwriting utilizing on his insights on financial products , overseas investment and Chinese investors. Meanwhile, Mr. Su is experienced in Business negotiation and contract drafting. He holds the bachelor degree from Harbin Institute of Technology and currently is in the Dual Degree Program of Tsinghua PBCSF and Cornell FMBA.

Larry Xu (Los Angeles)

Vice President

Mr. Xu is responsible for development, construction management and portfolio management. Larry has 25 years experience in real estate, during which he worked for CRSS Constructors, Inc. as project a manager and for East Wall Group as the firms Vice President. Mr. Xu graduated from CUNY with an MSc in Civil Engineering. 

QJ Guo

Senior Director

 Mr. Guo’s primary focuses include transaction execution and capital raising . Prior, he served as Senior Vice President at Taiping Asset Management. Before returning to China, Mr. Guo was a Senior Associate at CBRE Capital Markets in New York City, where he was instrumental in multiple large commercial real estate transactions. Mr. Guo received Master degree in Real Estate Finance from Johns Hopkins University, Bachelor degree from University of Massachusetts Boston.

Ayesha Huang

Investor Relations Vice Director

Ms. Huang is in charge of projects investments, FTA structure design, business development,project recommendation road show and investor relationship. Meanwhile, she is responsible for regularly reporting to shareholders about the projects and has abundant experience in company structuring and investor relationship maintaining. Miss Huang passed the judicial qualification examination in 2011 and holds the legal qualification certificate. She holds the master degree of engineering management from University of Warwick. 

Xin Guo

Investment Management Associate

Ms. Guo takes charge of investment analysis, underwriting and tax. She has accumulated rich experience in the US real estate investment. Before joining GCF, she was senior analyst in JLL research department and research analyst of IMF. Meanwhile, she has deep understanding of international macro economy. She holds the master degree of accounting from Binghamton University-State University of New York. 

Echo Gao

Investment Management Associate

Ms. Gao is responsible for investment analysis, transaction, financial modeling and underwriting. She worked for Colliers International and was responsible for investment highlight, financial analysis and market analysis. In addition, she is experienced in maintaining customer relationship. Ms. Gao holds a master degree of real estate investment from the University of Hong Kong.

 

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