Pattar joins KKR as head of APAC real estate

John Pattar, the long-serving chief executive at CLSA Real Estate, is set to lead global private equity firm KKR’s real estate business in Asia-Pacific.

Torchlight hires Carlyle, KKR execs – Exclusive

The New York-based real estate debt fund manager has brought aboard a new chief operations officer and a senior capital raiser in the past two months.

BlackRock pushes real assets research with triple hire – Exclusive

The asset management behemoth says its research build-up is a response to growing client demand for real estate and infrastructure.

CalPERS’ CIO exit is latest in executive departures

Ted Eliopoulos joined CalPERS in 2007 and will step away by the start of 2019.

AustralianSuper talks overseas expansion plans

New private investments for the A$130bn superannuation fund are expected to be debt rather than equity-based and more likely to be offshore rather than domestic in the near term.

Arnold takes RE helm at ADIA as Schwab moves on – Exclusive

The elevation of the former deputy global head and Americas real estate boss to the top job at private real estate’s biggest institutional investor follows months of succession planning.

Evercore pursues global expansion of RE placement business

The New York-based investment bank, which recently merged its real estate capital raising team with that of Greenhill, expects to increase the group’s international business from 25% to 40% over the next three years.

Blackstone waves a rare goodbye to one of its leaders

After 18 years at the world’s biggest private equity real estate firm, eight of which spent growing its Asia business, Stuart Grant is leaving to join London-headquartered property developer Stanhope.

Ming Mei is ready to talk

For years, GLP boss Ming Mei has kept a low profile, but with the company branching into new sectors in the wake of its privatization, he tells Jonathan Brasse why now is a good time to be more vocal

CPPIB elevates head of private debt to lead credit team at large

The appointment, which includes oversight over real estate debt, comes as part of a broader swath of changes in senior management.

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