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GIC’s Cosgrave in the hot seat

 

The new head of European real estate at GIC – Singapore’s $350bn sovereign wealth fund – has engineered mega-deals, reformed its property arm into teams of local experts and has Logicor in her crosshairs. Madeleine Cosgrave talks to David Hatcher about the logistics market, depressed UK stocks and women in property. Portraits by Louise Haywood-Schiefer

Singapore has a reputation for being a conservative and secretive place. An island so pristine, it is illegal even to chew gum. It has one of Asia’s strongest militaries and, with a population of just 5.6m, boasts mind-boggling affluence.The island’s sovereign…

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