The History of GLP
GLP was founded by Ming Mei and Jeff Schwartz as a developer and operator of logistics real estate
Listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange in the largest ever real estate IPO globally
Entered Brazil market as market leader with acquisition of $1.45B platform
Listed $41.3B J-REIT on Tokyo Stock Exchange - the largest real estate IPO in Japan
AUM grows to $11B with launch of first development fund in China and expansion of development vehicle in Japan
Enter the U.S. through the $8B acquisition of IndCor from Blackstone and becomes second largest logistics real estate owner in the U.S. within 12 months
Entered Europe market through the $2.8B acquisition of Gazeley and doubled Europe AUM within a year
AUM grows to $43B
GLP delists from SGX in $12B transaction, the largest of a listed company in Asia
GLP enters India via strategic partnership with IndoSpace
GLP sells 179M sq ft of U.S. assets to Blackstone for $18.7B, the largest-ever private real estate transaction globally
AUM grows to $89B following announcement of strategic investment partnership with China Merchants Capital
Global business expands to 16 countries following acquisition of European portfolio
Private equity business acquires stake in Li & Fung
Local Presence, Global Scale
With headquarters located around the world, we leverage our global and local market knowledge to create the most value for our investors and customers.
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People and culture are core to GLP’s business and its global success. We believe in empowering people to be entrepreneurial, growth-focused and passionate about being the best. We encourage our people to think beyond the bounds of their roles and our industry by being innovative, sharing new ideas and working as a team.
Our focus is on maintaining a small company identity with an entrepreneurial mindset to continue our growth trajectory. Our ability to attract top talent and focus on developing their skills supports our global growth and helps the company expand beyond what it is today.