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Jamie Henderson

Jamie Henderson is an NCTJ-qualified reporter for PERE, PEI’s private equity real estate publication, where his primary focus is writing news, features, commentaries and analysis for the monthly magazine and the PERENews.com website. He also contributes to PERE’s sister title Real Estate Capital. Jamie is based in London and joined the company in March 2016. Prior to PEI, his previous roles included chief reporter and crime correspondent at newspaper publisher Newsquest.

Bouwinvest: Financial crisis was a catalyst for restructuring and de-risking

Dick van Hal, chief executive of Bouwinvest, the Netherlands’ third largest real estate investor, recalls the pension fund manager’s determination to continue investing through the crisis – while others held back – and reaping the rewards.

Patrizia boosts AUM by 50% with Triuva buy

The German real estate investment manager beat competition from DIC Assets and Hamburg Trust to secure the €9.8bn funds subsidiary of IVG in a deal which saw its assets grow to €30bn.

Henderson Park makes student sector debut with Hines JV

Henderson Park has continued its expansion into European real estate by entering the student accommodation sector following the formation of a joint venture with Houston-based investment manager Hines. Nick Weber, the former Mount Kellett executive and founder of Henderson Park, and Lars Huber, chief executive of Hines Europe, said the partnership would be targeting value-add […]

If these walls could talk: Center of attention

When Oxford Properties sold its flagship London asset, the Cheesegrater, in March for £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion; €1.35 billion), industry commentators viewed the deal with CC Land Holdings as a shrewd piece of business, especially given the uncertainty surrounding London’s post-Brexit status and the record-breaking price involved. But little did those voices realize that Oxford, […]

City-focused fund strategy reaping rewards for TH Real Estate

TH Real Estate has collected an extra €422 million of equity from five institutional investors for its latest European property fund, saying the vehicle “resonated” with investors because its city-focused approach looked beyond short-term cycles. The London-based investment manager, owned by US investor TIAA, launched the open-ended, core European Cities Fund in March last year […]

LaSalle’s whitepaper validates Tross’ private-public ‘brainchild’

On the sidelines of PERE’s Global Investor Forum in Amsterdam, Stephen Tross, head of international investments at Dutch pension manager Bouwinvest lays out to PERE the advantages of combining unlisted real estate with its more volatile listed cousin. 

Catalexit threatens real estate stability

At the time of writing, the Catalan president Carles Puigdemont’s unilateral declaration of independence had been rejected by Mariano Rajoy, Spain’s Prime Minister, who then subsequently imposed direct rule. As the Catalan crisis escalates, the potential to foster long-term uncertainty grows, with some fearing damage to the region’s real estate market just as several property […]

GRESB’s new ESG performance indicator gets investor backing

GRESB, the global benchmark for real assets, has launched an ESG evaluation for real estate funds and companies that are beginning to incorporate sustainability practices into their operations. The GRESB Real Estate Pre-Assessment is a standalone test for firms with new mandates that are immediately seeking strong ESG performance and those with existing real estate […]

Cromwell’s European expansion grows with McLaughlin promotion

Brisbane-based Cromwell Property Group has continued its assault on Europe with the appointment of Mark McLaughlin to lead its real estate activities in the region. McLaughlin, previously Cromwell’s head of European property and head of the Benelux region, replaced former managing director David Kirkby who moved into an executive director role. McLaughlin will report to […]

Prologis completes €8.2bn European fund merger

  Prologis has completed its long-term fund consolidation process after combining the last of its real estate vehicles to create a €8.2 billion platform, the company said in its third-quarter earnings results last week. The San Francisco-based global logistics specialist brought together its Prologis Targeted Europe Logistics Fund and Prologis European Properties Fund II to […]