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Jonathan Brasse

Jonathan Brasse is the Senior Editor, Real Estate for PEI Media’s real estate publications. He oversees the editorial output and leads the reporting team behind the sector-leading private real estate publication PERE as well as Real Estate Capital, the group’s real estate credit markets publication. Jonathan joined PEI in 2009 from UK commercial property magazine Property Week where he oversaw international news and analysis coverage.
Including co-investment sidecars, the Stockholm-based manager raised €685m in equity from investors in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Predictions for 2020
The research notes flooding our inboxes during the first full work week of 2020 suggest niche investing, credit plays and operational improvements will be on the agenda in the year ahead.
Value-add assets in the region during this fully-priced part of the investing cycle require existing income and disciplined leverage for the best chance of success, argues Mike Bryant, co-head of real estate at manager Partners Group.
PERE’s ten most-read stories this year show a sector replete with equity at a critical time of change as it transitioned from an asset class to a service.
Defined contribution pension assets have finally overtaken defined benefit plan assets in terms of size. But change is still needed before this money becomes more relevant to private real estate.
Rainer Komenda, head of real estate funds at Bavaria’s Bayerische Versorgungskammer, tells Jonathan Brasse about how Germany’s biggest state pension provider is thinking about its real estate business as it views a downturn
Last-mile logistics might be the darling of the logistics real estate sector these days, but the world’s biggest institutional landlord says it is still very much an opportunistic investment affair.
David Skinner, one of the leading figures in the repositioning of the UK insurer's RE funds business, had worked at the organization for 12 years.
Germany’s desirability as an investment destination and the source of record-low property yields in a continually QE-fueled eurozone are among the questions we have after attending the Munich event this week.
Europe’s biggest institutional real estate investor has kick-started its third-party equity management business on home turf and with familiar partners.

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