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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.

Associations: Majority of investors to increase RE allocation

If institutional investors execute their plans, they will add €51bn to the market this year, according to the annual survey from INREV, ANREV and PREA.

REEM Summit: What makes a successful emerging manager program

The structure of the program is a major factor in its effectiveness and longevity, according to three institutional investors at the event.

Treacy adopts new look for life after BlackRock

The next chapter in industry veteran Simon Treacy’s long and eventful career sees the Australian swap the suits of Wall Street for the sleeveless shirts of his new locality Hawaii.

REEM Summit: Consultants talk conflicts of interest

The issue is not necessarily a black-and-white topic, speakers at the conference said on Wednesday.

Almanac makes largest-ever investment

The New York-based firm more than tripled its long-term investment in Merritt Properties, a Mid-Atlantic real estate company.

KKR closes second Americas fund on $2bn

Unlike its debut vehicle, the firm is focused on deploying its second fund in defensive real estate investments, such as demographic-driven housing trends, said real estate head Ralph Rosenberg.

Cadre inks $250m Goldman Sachs equity deal

The partnership with the online real estate platform provides a blueprint for future equity deals with other investment banks.

Singerman raises Fund III in six months – Exclusive

The Chicago-based real estate investment firm’s latest vehicle is nearly double the size of its predecessor.

Sparinvest boss steps down as firm rebrands following sale  

Managing partner Bo Jensen is handing over the reins of the multi-manager to senior partner Mads Rude as the firm changes name to Patrizia Multi Managers.