ARA Private Funds is the private equity real estate division of ARA. To date, ARA Private Funds has raised more than US$5.8 billion in capital and invested in more than US$9.4 billion of retail, office, residential and MICE assets across Asia. ARA is honoured to be awarded the 2012 PERE "Best Private Equity Real Estate Manager in Asia" award and 2016 PERE Best Firm of the Year – China.

ARA Private Funds has established several platforms which represent different investment strategies catering to various investors’ specific needs:

  • ARA Asia Dragon: Pan-Asian opportunistic "blind pool" funds (ARA Asia Dragon Fund and ARA Asia Dragon Fund II)
  • ARA Investment Partners: Separate accounts for select investors (ARA China Investment Partners, Morningside Investment Partners, Straits Investment Partners and Peninsula Investment Partners)
  • ARA Harmony: ARA Harmony II (SSCEC), ARA Harmony III (Malaysian Malls), ARA Harmony V (9 Penang Road), ARA Harmony VI (Century Link) and Al Islamic Far Eastern Real Estate Fund   
  • Development: Pan-Asian development funds (ARA Summit Development Fund I)

APF Platforms