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Rod James

Rod James is a reporter with Secondaries Investor and also contributes to sister title PrivateEquityInternational.com. He is based in the London office. Prior to PEI, his roles included a stint as a freelancer covering fintech and transaction banking, CEEMEA capital markets reporter with EMEA Finance magazine, and editor of the Latin American political and economic risk team at IHS Global Insight.

RE secondaries volumes drop 12% amid fewer big portfolio sales

The lower-risk nature of real estate exposure means sellers are less likely to opportunistically bring $1bn-plus portfolios to market.
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Portfolio Advisors hits $200m mark on RE FoF

Stakes in real estate vehicles accounted for 7% of total deal volume last year, according to advisor Greenhill.

Real estate pricing jumps amid sales of younger vintages

Average top pricing for real estate stakes is up nine percentage points year on year, while buyout and VC funds have had declines, according to a new report from Setter Capital.

Partners hits €2bn mark on RE secondaries program

The program comprises four sleeves, one of which will continue to accept commitments from US investors.

Edmond de Rothschild seeks €1bn across multiple strategies

The French private investment unit plans to invest in Europe and the US, including in funds for luxury hotels and pan-European value-added real estate.

Landmark draws second blood

The firm has dethroned reigning champ Partners Group with its record-breaking capital raise for real estate secondaries.

Landmark takes RE secondaries lead with record raise

The firm's eighth dedicated fund in the strategy is more than double the size of its predecessor and more than $1 billion larger that the previous record-setting vehicle by Partners Group.

Portfolio Advisors holds final close on RE FoF

The 80% invested fund has closed 26 secondaries deals.

Greenhill: H1 deal volume hit $22bn

The investment bank's analysis of the first half suggests that 2017 could break records on a number of fronts, including real estate.

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