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Top 8 Chinese companies investing in UK real estate

Updated: 2015-10-26 06:34
By Song Jingli (chinadaily.com.cn)

HNA Group

HNA Group, the owner of Hainan Airlines, announced on August 31, 2015, that it had acquired 30 South Colonnade, a landmark office building in Canary Wharf, London.

The company did not disclose the amount, but industry sources said the building's former owner had asked for 215 million pounds ($331 million), when it was put up for sale in May.

The 10-story building, spread over 305,600 square feet (28,390 square meters), is the European headquarters of global newswire Thomson Reuters.

Top 8 Chinese companies investing in UK real estate

The Thomson Reuters building in Canary Wharf in London. HNA Group has acquired this landmark 10-story building for its expansion in the United Kingdom and Europe. [Photo/Agencies]

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