PERE unveils 15 ‘thrivers and survivors’

The monthly magazine consulted with industry insiders to identify a group of firms that have the skills to wring profit from the most perilous real estate market in decades.

PERE magazine, the global publication for private real estate investment and finance, today unveiled its list of 15 investment firms that are poised to thrive amid the ongoing market turmoil.

In putting together this subjective list, PERE editors consulted many market participants to learn which general partners can say with greatest confidence that they have the skills necessary seize on today’s troubled opportunities.

The full article, which includes profiles of the 15 firms, is available to PERE magazine subscribers in the September issue, as well as in digital format on starting Monday, 31 August.

The 15 “thrivers and survivors” are:

Angelo, Gordon & Co. (New York)
Apollo Global Real Estate (New York)
Arch Bay Capital (Irvine, California)
The Blackstone Group (New York)
Brookfield Asset Management (Toronto)
Colony Capital (Los Angeles)
Goldman Sachs Global Special Situations Group (New York)
ING Real Estate Investment Management Asia (Hong Kong)
Lone Star Funds (Dallas)
Mesa West Capital (Los Angeles)
Northwood Investors (New York)
Oaktree Capital (Los Angeles)
Orion Capital Managers (London)
Secured Capital Japan (Tokyo)
Westbrook Partners (New York)