Commercial real estate in the US remains an attractive asset class in which to invest, even though its future prospects are less than clear. PERE Magazine, November 2012 issue.
The founder of real estate research firm Property & Portfolio Research died unexpectedly last month at the age of 60. The industry and friends paid tribute to an entrepreneur and mentor who didn't know the meaning of the word 'retire'. PERE Magazine, November 2012 issue.
PERE’s ranking of the 30 largest institutional real estate investors in the world.
Core real estate investing and separate accounts generally are considered to be a solid pairing, but non-core strategies and separate accounts may be a more rocky relationship. Are higher-return investments better suited for commingled funds? PERE Magazine, November 2012 issue
Placement agents are looking beyond commingled funds for new business, even as they become more selective in the capital-raising assignments they take on. PERE Magazine, November 2012 issue.
Wells Fargo, the largest commercial real estate lender in the States, is pointing the way to other US banks in starting up senior lending in the UK. By Robin Marriott. PERE Magazine, November 2012 issue.
The leading real estate asset manager, with £5.9 billion of assets, is pushing ahead with a plan to globalise its portfolio for client investors. PERE Magazine November 2012 issue.
By the end of the year, Chris Papachristophorou, RREEF’s global head of opportunistic investments, will be able to take a role elsewhere. PERE Magazine November 2012 issue.
Arcapita has its share of problems, but last month it became a demi-hero for launching a European IPO. PERE Magazine November 2012 issue.
EDITOR'S LETTER: High-flying investors 2012-11-02 Robin Marriott At press time, I was due to fly out to Amsterdam – not for recreational purposes, but to attend PERE’s Global Investor Forum. It will be a good chance to
Last month’s revelation by the world’s biggest institutional investor that it is considering its first alternative investments was met with both excitement and reservation.PERE Magazine November 2012 issue.
Blackstone finally is buying in India after four years of sitting on the sidelines. PERE Magazine November 2012 issue.
Collin Lau has launched Bei Capital with a view to offering institutions the long-term investments he wanted while at CIC. PERE Magazine November 2012 issue.
AEW Asia has found new leadership in a trio led by industry veteran David Schaefer. PERE Magazine November 2012 issue.
NPL securitisations aren’t just a financing alternative for private equity real estate firms – they’re also expected to help boost overall investment activity. PERE Magazine, November 2012 issue
The New York-based insurance giant is expanding into asset management on behalf of third parties. PERE Magazine, November 2012 issue
A number of Canadian pension plans increasingly are looking to real estate for stable returns. PERE Magazine, November 2012 issue