Singapore Volume 10

2 4 | S U P E R B R A N D S V O L U M E X MARKET CapitaLand is one of Asia’s largest real estate companies. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, its real estate, and real estate fund management businesses are focused on core markets in Singapore and China. With a diversified portfolio that primarily includes homes, offices, shopping malls, s e r v i ced r e s i dence s , and mi x ed - us e developments, CapitaLand also has one of the largest real estate fund management businesses with assets located in Asia. By leveraging its significant asset base; real estate domain knowledge; product design and development capabilities; active capital management strategies; and extensive market network, the company is able to continue developing exceptional real estate products. The listed entities of the CapitaLand Group include CapitaMalls Asia, Ascott Residence Trust, CapitaCommercial Trust, CapitaMall Trust, CapitaMalls Malaysia Trust and CapitaRetail China Trust. ACHIEVEMENTS CapitaLand was one of only two Singapore companies listed as part of the 2012 World Finance 100. The company also earned accolades for its business excellence at the ASEAN Business Awards, the Business China Awards, the Euromoney Real Estate Awards, the FinanceAsia Achievement Awards, the Alpha Southeast Asia Institutional Investor Corporate Awards, the Singapore Corporate Awards, and the Securities Investors Association (Singapore) Investors’ Choice Awards. Sustainability and financial performance have been integral to the success of the companies, and CapitaLand’s top management team has committed its support to ongoing sustainability initiatives. The company has already been ranked, for the third consecutive year, in the 2014 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100) by Corporate Knights, which is recognised as the gold standard in corporate sustainability analysis. It is also listed, for the third consecutive year, in the Sustainability Yearbook 2014 by RobecoSAM, an investment specialist in Sustainability Investing. CapitaLand remains the first - and largest real estate company in Asia - to achieve ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001 certifications for its Environmental, Health and Safety Management Systems. With investment properties located across 15 countries in Asia and Europe, the company’s compliance with ISO and OHSAS certification standards ensures the occupational health and safety of employees and partners in the workplace. HISTORY CapitaLand was formed in November 2000 following a merger of Pidemco Land Limited, and DBS Land Limited. Today, it boasts business in more than 110 cities, across over 20 countries, and has grown to be Southeast Asia’s largest real estate company. PRODUCT In addition to establishing a strong track record for originating, structuring, and managing real estate funds and financial products, CapitaLand has created five real estate investment trusts, and currently manages another 16 real estate private equity funds. The company focuses on building quality homes that meet homebuyers’ essential needs. This means offering tangible value, with an emphasis on continual innovation, as well as on product quality. Its strong commitment to customers has helped CapitaLand establish a leadership position in both local and overseas residential markets. The company is also one of Singapore’s leading office owners and managers, a position it has achieved through joint ventures, as well as through CapitaCommercial Trust, the first commercial real estate investment trust listed on the Singapore Exchange. The commercial portfolio includes quality Grade A and prime office space, and mixed-use developments in Singapore, as well as in gateway cities in Malaysia, India, and Japan. Through its subsidiary, CapitaMalls Asia, CapitaLand owns and manages more than 100 malls across Singapore, China, Malaysia, Japan and India. This includes the landmark shopping malls, ION Orchard in Singapore, Hongkou Plaza in Shanghai, and CapitaMall Crystal in Beijing. Owing to its total property value of assets, and wide geographic reach, CapitaMalls Asia ranks as one of the largest listed shopping mall developers, owners, and managers in Asia. It has an integrated shopping mall business model that encompasses retail real estate investment, development, mall operations, asset