October 2011 Issue

    Month: October
    Year: 2011

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    US NEWS: The last big crusade

    With the owners of Archstone narrowing down their options, some say the troubled REIT could be one of the last big distressed real estate-related workouts in the US. PERE Magazine, October 2011 issue

    US NEWS: On the public bandwagon

    After waiting years to go public, Carlyle finally has filed for an IPO, although the actual offering may be many months, even years, away. PERE Magazine, October 11 issue

    US NEWS: Dry powder

    With its economic and political environment stabilising, the South American nation of Colombia appears to offer some promise for a few private equity real estate firms. PERE Magazine, October 2011 issue

    ROUNDTABLE: GERMANY: Dressed for distress

    There is hidden distress in the German real estate market, and private equity real estate firms are gearing up in creative ways in their quest to uncover it. PERE magazine October 2011 issue.

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Lynch's mob

    Kevin Lynch, one half of the most powerful duo in real estate consulting and money management, explains why The Townsend Group sold a majority stake in itself to a private equity-owned firm. PERE Magazine October 2011 issue.


    With governments around the world scrambling to fill revenue shortfalls and limit austerity programs, taxes against properties and the firms that invest in them have become the easy solution. PERE Magazine, October 2011 issue

    FEATURE: The AIFM report card

    In this round-up of key 'level 2' proposals that make up the Alternative Investment Fund Managers directive, we ranked how responsive regulators have been to industry concerns that the private equity business model would be left misunderstood. PERE magazine, October 2011 issue.

    FEATURE: Teeing up debt

    Private equity real estate firms have taken to filling the large, deep void left by commercial banks and other traditional real estate lenders. PERE Magazine, October 2011 issue

    EUROZONE: Red lights in Amsterdam

    Attendees of PERE’s inaugural global investor conference heard some uncomfortable truths, but it wasn’t all bad. PERE Magazine October 2011 issue.

    EUROPE NEWS: Success in distress

    Distressed real estate in Germany has proven a hit for investors in Activum’s latest fund, which was more than twice oversubscribed. PERE Magazine October 2011 issue

    EUROPE NEWS: Second time around

    An estate comprising the iconic Tower 42 skyscraper in London’s finance centre is once again up for sale. PERE Magazine October 2011 issue.

    EUROPE NEWS: Pruning Grove

    Grove International Partners is shrinking its European presence following a decision to focus on the US market. PERE Magazine October 2011 issue.

    EUROPE NEWS: Park Hill beefs up

    The placement agent subsidiary of The Blackstone Group has hired former Credit Suisse and Partners Group capital raiser Jan-Christoph Klein. PERE Magazine October 2011 issue.

    EDITOR'S LETTER: Heroes and villains

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    ASIAVIEW: Wrong Hong Kong

    Hong Kong’s currency peg to the US dollar is exacerbating a real estate bubble in the city, but a pricing correction is not dependent on their separation. PERE Magazine October 2011 issue.

    ASIA NEWS: Life after Ved

    Following the death of founder Ved Prakash Arya, Mumbai-based Milestone Capital Advisors faces its biggest challenge yet. PERE Magazine October 2011 issue.

    ASIA NEWS: Hands on China

    Major European private equity figure Guy Hands, on behalf of his firm Terra Firma, has opened an office in China and says he is considering investments in affordable housing. PERE Magazine October 2011 issue.