SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Pte Ltd and Paramount Group <PGRE.N> have formed a joint venture to acquire office tower "60 Wall Street" in downtown Manhattan for $1.04 billion.

The JV, in which GIC has a 95 percent share, is paying $640 per square foot for the 47 storey tower that also serves as the U.S. headquarters of Deutsche Bank <DBKGn.DE>, a joint statement said.

GIC, which is among the more established real estate investors in the world, has more than 350 property-related investments in over 40 countries.

These include investments in the Time Warner Center in New York and assets in the United Kingdom, Japan and Australia.


(Reporting by Saeed Azhar; Editing by Michael Perry)

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