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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.

Carlyle’s Euro comeback fund attracts legacy investors – Exclusive

Investors from its ill-fated third European opportunity fund are among those to have committed €300m in a first closing of the Washington, DC-based private equity firm’s rebranded fourth offering in the series.

WATCH: Meyer Bergman’s Meijer tips private equity to play part in mega-mall M&A

The London-based retail real estate firm’s CEO believes firms with core or core-plus capital will examine the mega-mall sector if values continue to fall.

Presidents Club: A stain on the industry

The real estate sector’s condemnation of ‘the most un-PC event of the year’ has been swift. Now all eyes are on how it will act. The first test is MIPIM.

New York Life buys 40% Tristan stake leaving management in charge

While the US insurer has taken a strategic position, the London-based private equity real estate firm remains in the control of its management led by founder Ric Lewis.

Private real estate must get the point about gender discrimination

Fear of losing money, warnings to be on best behavior or considering skipping events are misguided reactions to the events at the President’s Club charity dinner.

What MN wants

In 2014, the Dutch pension manager altered its investment strategy profoundly impacting how it positions real estate in the portfolio today. 

Private equity isn’t Christmas shopping at the malls

Major consolidation is underway in the mega-mall sector, but private equity real estate is conspicuous by its absence.

MSREI’s G9 fund: it almost never happened

Morgan Stanley’s $2.7bn haul for its ninth global opportunity fund is significantly lower than the series’ biggest fundraising. But given how close it came to extinction, the series is moving in the right direction. 

Meyer Bergman rides investor demand for European retail with record close

The London-based retail real estate investment management firm has managed a firm-record fundraising of €816 million for its third fund thanks to strong performance and high appetite for the European shopping space – in spite of the rise of e-commerce.