Waldorf Astoria News

China’s Anbang Insurance to Begin Selling Waldorf-Astoria Luxury Condos

China’s Anbang Insurance Group Co. is scouring the globe for condo buyers looking for a little — or a lot — of Park Avenue glamour. Four years after buying the famed Waldorf Astoria for a record $1.95 billion, the insurer …

Anbang’s Plans for Waldorf Astoria Call for Fewer Luxury Condos

It’s official: Anbang Insurance Group Co. has filed a plan for the luxury condos it’s developing at Manhattan’s Waldorf Astoria, and it calls for fewer apartments than the company initially aimed for. The Chinese insurer’s project to convert many of …

New York’s Waldorf Owner Pressured to Sell as China Clampdown Escalates

When Anbang Insurance Group Co. agreed to buy New York’s iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel for $1.95 billion in 2014, the world took notice. It was a defining moment in the global rise of China Inc., a deal that would help …

Quick Selldown of Anbang’s Overseas Assets May Prove Difficult

As Anbang Insurance Group Co. comes under pressure to reverse a $10 billion-plus global deal spree, a quick selldown of assets may not be so easy. China is said to have asked the acquisitive insurer to sell its overseas assets, …

Chinese Government Asks Anbang Insurance to Sell Overseas Assets: Sources

When Anbang Insurance Group Co. agreed to buy New York’s iconic Waldorf Astoria hotel for $1.95 billion in 2014, the world took notice. It was a defining moment in the global rise of China Inc., a deal that would help …

Anbang Says New York’s Waldorf Astoria Condo Conversion Proceeding Normally

The conversion of New York’s landmark Waldorf Astoria hotel into luxury condominiums is moving forward as planned and no delays are anticipated after the property’s owner, China’s Anbang Insurance Group Co., said its chairman was no longer able to carry …

New York City Landmarks Art Deco Interiors of Waldorf Astoria

New York City on Tuesday landmarked some lavish public interiors at the Waldorf Astoria to save them as the hotel’s Chinese owners start a renovation that will produce hundreds of private condominiums. Nine members of the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted …

China’s Anbang Turns Attention to Digesting $13.5B of Overseas Deals

Anbang Insurance Group Co., known for its aborted attempt to buy Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. in March, is turning its attention from chasing deals to digesting $13.5 billion of overseas acquisitions announced since 2014. The company will focus …

Anbang Expands Reach With Diverse Investments in China, Europe & US

Anbang Insurance Group Co., the Chinese insurer that’s buying New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel, is expanding at home with investments from China Minsheng Banking Corp. to Financial Street Holdings Co. The insurer became the largest shareholder of Minsheng Bank with …

Anbang Insurance Plans $2 Billion IPO, on Heels of Waldorf Astoria Purchase

Anbang Insurance Group Co., the Chinese insurer buying New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel, is planning an initial public offering that could raise about $2 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said. The Beijing-based company aims to start the share …