GLP is a leading global investment manager and business builder in logistics real estate, data centers, renewable energy and related technologies with approximately US$120 billion in assets under management (AUM). Our combined experience and expertise as investors and operators provide us with a distinct competitive advantage to build, acquire and scale high-quality businesses and create value for our customers and investors. We operate across Brazil, China, Europe, India, Japan, US and Vietnam.
Real assets is one of the biggest parts of our business and we have a long heritage and proven track record as an investor, operator and developer in logistics. From expertly investing capital to efficiently operating assets and building businesses, we take a bold and innovative approach to growth and value creation for our customers and investors.
We have more than $100 billion in real assets AUM and our team can execute a full spectrum of transactions from global M&A to strategic partnerships to ground-up development. We apply the same investment and operating principles we did in the logistics real estate sector to build and scale high-quality businesses in adjacent sectors including data centers, business parks, cold storage, commercial and office spaces and mixed development property.
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Investment principles & strategy
LEVERAGING INVESTMENT AND OPERATIONS EXPERTISE
GLP combines the best practices of a disciplined investor and global specialized logistics real estate operator to create value for investors. Key components of the GLP business model include:
- Investment – GLP is a disciplined investor with significant acquisitions experience globally, ranging from corporate-level and large portfolio transactions to single asset deals. GLP has completed several large portfolio transactions since 2015, including the acquisition of the $8.1bn IndCor portfolio (U.S., 2015), $4.6bn Industrial Income Trust (U.S., 2015), and $2.8bn Gazeley portfolio (Europe, 2017), as well as more than $6.2bn of single asset and small portfolio deals across 130+ transactions globally since 2016.
- Operations – With more than 2,900 completed properties totaling 80 million square meters (including land held for future development, under development or under land reserve) in more than 245 cities, GLP’s global scale provides proprietary knowledge on the latest global logistics trends and market dynamics. GLP has a strong local presence across 97 offices globally, which enables it to leverage its knowledge across geographies, originate investment opportunities at attractive pricing, and create value through active asset management. Finally, as a pioneer in technology ecosystems, GLP helps its customers improve their supply chain, increase efficiency, and serve the market more competitively by connecting them with solutions.
Strategic corporate development
GLP is a global asset manager specializing in logistics, related-technologies and adjacent asset classes. The firm has the track record, scale and capability to execute diversified and complex investment strategies, capture operational efficiencies, create value across the asset life cycle and ultimately generate strong risk adjusted returns for our investors.
We were founded in 2009 as a logistics real estate investor, developer and operator and revolutionized the modern logistics industry. As we expand, we apply the same principles to adjacent sectors and new markets. Our ability to think globally and act locally differentiates us. We have the ability to transfer knowledge and share insights from different markets to build a stronger global business and create the most value for our investors and customers.
Using our global scale and data driven insights we can identify opportunities in adjacent real estate sectors to expand our business beyond what it is today and focus on enhancing the value of our assets through operations, ecosystem development and technology and innovation.
GLP is committed to a broad range of ESG commitments that elevate our business, create value for our investors, support our employees and customers, and show respect to the local communities in which we work. Our policy and initiatives are designed to support our progress in developing ESG commitments and further integrating sustainability into our business and investment decisions. The firm is committed to making sustainability a core component of our business in order to build a better future. Our focus on improving efficiency across our businesses through the use and integration of data and technology is what sets us apart. As a result, we are able to reduce consumption, better manage assets and invest capital more efficiently, which in turn generates better returns, reduces costs and supports our global employees.