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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.

Top Aviva Investors real estate exec departs – Exclusive

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.

The six questions PERE is left asking after EXPO Real

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.

Allianz Real Estate is putting other people’s money where its mouth is

Europe’s biggest institutional real estate investor has kick-started its third-party equity management business on home turf and with familiar partners.

Swedish manager Profi turns to international investors for fifth fund – Exclusive

The private equity real estate firm, focused on value-add investing in Sweden’s major cities, is extending its fundraising reach beyond domestic investors as it targets a $300 million haul.

BC Partners: The 11th hour competitor

Private equity heavyweight BC Partners is throwing its hat into the real estate ring at a frothy time for the sector, but division boss Stéphane Theuriau believes timing is irrelevant when you offer multiple risk and return strategies.

Allianz’s Trausch: ‘We can add on a new capability each year’

Allianz's real estate business will aim to add a new strategy every year to reach its goal of $100bn AUM by 2024, says chief executive Francois Trausch

Blackstone’s investment in BC Partners is about more than hard capital

The London-based private equity firm picked the New York giant as a minority shareholder also for the soft benefits that brings.
Hong Kong Colliers

Barings is buying … but who’s selling?

The Connecticut-based manager signaled its intent to make corporate outlays in Asia’s private real estate market this week. But well-performing sellers will likely trade at a premium.
Hong Kong Colliers

Barings plots corporate acquisitions route for Asia entry – Exclusive

The MassMutual subsidiary has expanded the remit of Europe CEO Charles Weeks to spearhead its expansion in the East and identified M&A is a viable route.

Henderson Park proves execution speed can drive a record fundraise

Nick Weber’s first-time fund manager has been propelled by its $2.7bn a year run-rate at a time of deployment worries.

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