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HFF acquisition continues JLL’s expansion march

The Chicago-based firm, which has been growing out its equity placement capabilities organically, has gone for a corporate acquisition to bolster its capital markets operation and take the fight to bigger rival CBRE.

Italy must shore up its laws to attract global capital

The dubious case involving Blackstone in Milan is only the latest obstacle for foreign investors.

A lawsuit against Blackstone threatens Italy’s market prospects

Arbitration from a disgruntled seller threatens to upend not only a €250m office sale in Milan, but the whole country’s investment viability.

LaSalle taps Karen Brennan as next European CEO

Karen Brennan has been named the next chief executive for LaSalle Investment Management’s European business. A 20-year veteran at the Chicago-based investment firm, Brennan will succeed Simon Marrison, who has helmed LaSalle’s European operation for the past 12 years. Starting June 30, she will oversee 233 employees in London, Paris, Munich, Amsterdam, Prague, Madrid, Luxembourg […]

Colony Capital launches new logistics business

Colony Capital is doubling down on industrial real estate with the rollout of a new strategy in a sector that has been one of the bright spots in the troubled company’s portfolio. The Los Angeles-based firm closed on a $1.16 billion industrial portfolio last week, adding 7.7 million square feet of last-mile logistics property and […]

JEN Partners closes its largest residential land fund to date – Exclusive

JEN Partners closed its latest US residential land fund on $360 million, surpassing its target of $300 million. Launched in May 2018, JEN Partners VI will deploy capital to finance and develop new housing throughout the southern and western US. The New York-based firm will focus on growing metropolitan areas in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, […]

Co-investment gains popularity with investors despite challenges

Sidecar investments have become more common and more sought out in recent years, but only certain investors can take advantage of them

Investors want lower fees, more transparency

Costs and disclosures are the top concerns emerging from PERE's Investor Perspectives 2019 Survey.

Patrizia’s value-add raise comes amid thinning competition

Only 41 European value-add funds were in market last year, the lowest total since PERE began tracking the space in 2014.

Why LA Fire and Police will not pursue direct investments

Reports from the pension’s staff and consultant showed the practice to be too costly.

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