LINING UP THE FIGURES
A graphic representation of the 2008 PERE 30 shows two firms that have raised disproportionately large amounts of capital over the past five years, followed closely by a large cluster of next tier firms all within several billion dollars of each other. For methodology see p. 38.
THE US VS. THE WORLD
The percentage of PERE 30 firms with headquarters in the US far outweighs those firms based in London and the rest of the world. The majority of firms were based in New York. 1
PERE 30 VS. PEI 30
PERE 30 firms raised $190bn in funds over the past five years against $658bn raised by the top 30 private equity firms as detailed in PERE's sister magazine PEI.
PERE 30 firms completed property transactions worth an estimated $760bn, according to Real Capital Analytics. Global property transactions were valued at $2.7tn. 2
PERE 30 firms dealt primarily with office properties over the past five years, according to Real Capital Analytics.
An estimated 16,000 property transactions were completed by PERE 30 firms over the past five years, according to Real Capital Analytics. The chart on the left shows the top eight firms according to the number of properties acquired, while the chart on the right shows the top eight firms according to the value of the deals. 3