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Frank Chen

Credit Research Analyst

Mr. Chen is a senior vice president and credit research analyst in the Hong Kong office, responsible for covering the real estate sector in EM Asia with a focus on China. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2016, he spent four years with CBRE (China), where he was head of Greater China research. He was previously with BNP Paribas Hong Kong, where he was head of equity real estate research for Greater China. He has 20 years of investment experience and holds an undergraduate degree from Auckland University.
Frank Chen

Latest Insights

China Steps Up Property Support: Is This the Turning Point for the Struggling Sector?
05 December 2022
China’s introduction of comprehensive support for its real estate sector could provide some cyclical relief amidst longer-term headwinds, but new COVID-19 waves cloud the outlook.
China’s Property Sector Slump: Is Recovery on the Horizon?
05 May 2022
In the absence of immediate and substantive policy easing at the national level, we believe that the sector could pose a serious risk to the government’s GDP growth target in 2022.
China Property Sector Remains Robust Despite Policy Headwind
04 May 2021
While the market should remain relatively stable this year, we are monitoring three themes that could have a significant impact over the longer term.