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Evelyn Lee

Evelyn Lee is the News Editor for PEI Media’s real estate-focused publication, PERE, overseeing global news coverage for both PERE Magazine and PERENews.com. Based in New York, she works closely with reporters and editors across PEI’s offices in New York, London and Hong Kong, and helps to co-ordinate shared content with PEI’s other private markets titles. Prior to joining PEI in 2011 she covered commercial real estate, economic development and environmental issues at NJBIZ, a New Jersey-focused business publication

Colony to sell RE secondaries portfolio to Goldman, Landmark – Exclusive

The Los Angeles-based investment firm is understood to be mulling the sale of its remaining real estate fund interests.

Savanna sells minority stake to investor consortium – Exclusive

The transaction represents the first investment by Hodes Weill’s principal investing platform, Tunbridge.

Behind Blackstone’s $4.8bn real estate take-private

The New York-based alternative asset manager beat out eight other private equity firms to buy LaSalle Hotel Properties – a deal that is up for shareholder vote next month.

EQT makes first retail RE investment

The new deal represents an expansion of the Swedish alternative investments firm’s property platform, which has focused primarily on office investments.

Barings launches pan-European value-add RE fund – Exclusive

The investment manager’s latest property offering is an expansion of its pan-European strategy, which includes a core fund said to have now reached €1 billion in equity.

Making a call on suburbia

Late in the real estate cycle, some property investors are finding the best multifamily opportunities in the US suburbs. Others believe it is time to sell.

Five ways to make private real estate CFOs’ and COOs’ lives easier

Private real estate’s finance and operating officers face myriad challenges, but many have a common solution, heard PERE’s audience at this week’s CFO/COO Forum.

Two sides of the same deal

Chicago-based real estate investment manager LaSalle is acquiring a new business as the seller, Aviva Investors, shifts its investment strategy in the space.

LaSalle’s multi-manager takeover ‘makes all the sense in the world’

The acquisition would add $7bn in AUM to the Chicago-based firm’s already sizable platform, but industry observers are divided as to whether similar M&A transactions would follow.
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WATCH: The biggest risk in global real estate

The chief executive at AEW Europe said one factor could potentially drive institutional investors to sell off large amounts of property globally.

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