The London-based private equity real estate firm announced a record €1.5 billion final closing for its fifth opportunity fund this week. But there’s more to this fundraising than it let on.
European real estate investment managers continue to be well capitalized even as prime yields tighten, placing a greater emphasis on being more creative in the quest to find value.
Property services firm Colliers International has predicted that the future policies of Donald Trump and Donald Tusk, European Council president, will have a greater impact on UK real estate than the imminent triggering of Article 50.
A media roundtable hosted by UBS Asset Management and a sizeable final closing by Hong Kong’s Gaw Capital Partners are signs of a more attractive Chinese property market.
In both the US and Asia, the investment consultancy cautioned against core property.
The £1.18bn ‘Cheesegrater’ deal, a record for a City of London property, is a two-fold example of nascent Chinese investment power and the London office market’s recovery after the Brexit referendum.
The pressure on private real estate investment managers to prepare for less but better property is greater than many realize, says Alex Price, chief executive of London-based Palmer Capital Partners
With a public pension pot of more than €800bn and one of the most keenly priced real estate markets in Europe, Swiss institutional capital needs to make moves in international property investment. By Jamie Henderson
GPIF’s hiring of real estate veteran Hideto Yamada is the latest sign that the world’s largest pension fund is about to make its move into property investing.
Last month, PERE convened five senior private real estate executives in London for our yearly Europe roundtable. We geared our questions around the political agenda of the region that is dominating mainstream media at present. The funny thing was, we didn’t spend much time on the topic.
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