News & Analysis

Lone Star’s senior housing offload latest in European exit spree

The Dallas-based firm has unloaded hundreds of properties accumulated in the years following the global financial crisis as European investors embrace riskier investments.

Corestate boss dismissed for ‘misconduct’

The termination of Michael Bütter as CEO at one of Germany’s biggest real estate investment managers was down to ‘personal misconduct' the firm said.  

PERE Predictions 2019: Chicago Teachers sees boost in RE debt allocations

Bracing for a possible market downturn in 2019, the Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund sees allocations to real estate debt strategies as one way for pensions to meet the liabilities of their beneficiaries.

PERE Predictions 2019: Future Fund sees more privatization deals

The Australian sovereign wealth fund believes best in class managers will keep tapping public-to-private opportunities in the global late-cycle real estate market.

PERE Predictions 2019: European real estate: general or specific?

Institutional investors must figure out whether their Europe strategies should be broad or differentiated in 2019, argues Will Rowson, head of Europe at advisory firm Hodes Weill. 

PERE Predictions 2019: Oregon State sees a year of logistics aggregation

The Portland-based public pension believes institutional investors will increasingly look to scale their industrial portfolios.

PERE Predictions 2019: Allianz to be ‘selective’ about Australian office

Record prime office yields in Sydney and Melbourne is making the sector relatively unappealing for foreign investors like the German insurer.

GIC cashes in on Taiwanese shopping center

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund sells the asset to a pension fund and local REIT at more than twice the 2008 purchase price.

PERE Predictions 2019: Zurich expects slower growth in European office sector

While overall European office vacancy rates have dropped significantly in the region, the Swiss insurer anticipates the pace of contraction to moderate next year.

CPPIB commits $700m to record-breaking Japan fund – Exclusive

The Canadian pension plan’s equity in GLP Japan Development Partners III will be primarily allocated to co-investment opportunities.

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