Can opportunistic managers do a core strategy? It’s a question that has been tossed around the private equity real estate world for some time, but one that the industry may be spending more time pondering these days. PERE Magazine, July/August 2012 issue
How should the Nordics be characterised by international investors? According to those operating on the ground, the answer is as one bloc, but with key differences. PERE Magazine, July/August 2012 issue.
Few commingled multi-managers have attracted equity in 2012, but those firms that have are bent on ensuring they maintain a healthy understanding of what makes a truly diversified portfolio. PERE Magazine July/August 2012 issue.
Private equity real estate firms are seeing ‘many, many billions’ of dollars in potential equity and debt investments arise from the distress of the Latin American nation’s cash-strapped public homebuilders. PERE Magazine, July/August 2012 issue.
The collapse of talks between Deutsche Bank and Guggenheim Partners over the sale of RREEF leaves staff to muddle through until September. PERE Magazine July, August 2012 issue.
Private equity firms are buying into the debt structures of troubled operators that are rich in real estate, with Toys R Us and General Healthcare Group currently being evaluated. PERE Magazine July, August 2012 issue.
European leaders in private equity real estate have reacted to the growing ‘diversity’ debate that began in the US, with the chief executive of AXA REIM saying targets should be set. PERE Magazine July, August 2012 issue.
James Garman, co-head of real estate at Goldman Sachs, told delegates at the PERE Summit: Europe how the bank is gearing up for a European debt fund, how it just struck its first equity deal in three years and how it is approaching life under the Volcker rule. PERE Magazine July, August 2012.
Kennedy Wilson may have started out as a US real estate auction platform but, after establishing a beachhead in Europe last year via a platform takeover in Ireland, the Beverly Hills-based real estate firm plans to move its troops further into the Continent. PERE Magazine, July/August 2012.
The news coming from Goodman Group last month demonstrates just how far the Australian logistics giant has come in the last five years. PERE Magazine July/August 2012 issue.
Cube Capital is pitching a real estate fund targeting investments in Myanmar, Mongolia and Vietnam after notching early successes with direct investments. PERE Magazine July/August 2012 issue.
Last month, MGPA bought a $152 million office portfolio held in a defaulted CMBS structure without having to navigate the complicated capital stack. PERE Magazine July/August 2012 issue.
Real estate investment management in China soon could have a new large player in Harvest Fund Management, if a slated joint venture with Grosvenor comes to fruition. PERE Magazine July/August 2012 issue.
Two US loan portfolio sales this year mark the beginning of the end for Eurohypo. PERE Magazine, July/August 2012 issue
JPMorgan believes another $715 billion in pension money could funnel into ‘real assets’ as a separate asset class as investors move towards more stable, bond-like investments. PERE Magazine, July/August 2012 issue
Brookfield’s latest real estate vehicle is setting a precedent for the firm in more ways than one. PERE Magazine, July/August 2012 issue