Asia Pacific Capital Tracker 1Q23: Still in the woods
The region saw deal activity slump in the first quarter amid interest rate headwinds and the pricing adjustment cycle
Investment activity across Asia Pacific moderated 30% year-on-year to US$27 billion in the first quarter, data from our latest Capital Tracker shows.
Although deal activity slowed in most markets, Japan stood out in the region with US$8.9 billion in transactions, driven by disposals and acquisitions in the office sector.
South Korea and Singapore, meanwhile, experienced steep declines with US$2.5 billion and US$1.9 billion garnered in deals respectively in the first quarter.
Will investors’ cautious approach towards deals continue? Which sectors are most favoured by investors seeking stability? Dive into the insights from our 1Q23 Capital Tracker to finetune your investment strategies today.