March 2013 Issue

    STATESIDE: Diamond in the rough

    Latin America now commands some of the world’s highest office rents, which raises questions about the feasibility of opportunistic returns for that property type in the region going forward. PERE Magazine, March 2013 issue

    SPECIAL REPORT: On the comeback trail

    In his first interview since Deutsche Bank announced a strategic review of its asset management businesses nearly 18 months ago, Pierre Cherki, global head of RREEF Alternatives, talks about how the organization hopes to grow again. By Robin Marriott. PERE March 2013 issue.

    FEATURE: From bust to robust

    Michael Nierenberg, head of global mortgages & securitized products at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, explains how and why the seemingly moribund commercial mortgage-backed securities market is steadily recovering. PERE magazine, March 2013 issue.

    FEATURE: Buying the ‘bank’

    Some private equity real estate groups have been buying specialty finance businesses in the US, further underlining their ‘behemoth’ status. PERE Magazine, March 2013 issue

    FEATURE: Rise of the loan sales market

    Two new reports chart the emergence and growth of the real estate loan sales market in the UK, Ireland and Europe. PERE Magazine, March 2013 issue

    FEATURE: The American touchdown

    Wells Fargo, Bank of America and possibly Morgan Stanley are firing up UK commercial real estate lending practices as Europe begins to see more liquidity. PERE March 2013 issue

    EUROZONE: Thumb on the scale

    With conflicting views from a handful of market players and industry reports, the growing question is how good Europe will get for opportunistic investors. PERE March 2013 issue.

    EUROPE NEWS: New heads for a new cycle

    There has been a changing of the guard at the European arm of Prudential Real Estate. PERE Magazine March 2013 issue.

    EUROPE NEWS: Doubts end Doughty

    After more than 12 years of managing opportunistic funds in Europe, Doughty Hanson has decided it will never raise another real estate fund again. PERE Magazine March 2013 issue.

    EUROPE NEWS: Light bulb moment

    GE Capital’s decision to exit real estate investment management and concentrate on credit has led to the sale of a fund in Poland. PERE Magazine March 2013 issue.

    EUROPE NEWS: Boots on the ground

    After buying into a distressed asset in London via its real estate subsidiary, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has plans to expand its presence in the city. PERE Magazine March 2013 issue

    BLUEPRINT: Into the unknown

    Hong Kong-based Arch Capital has quickly made its imprint on private equity real estate in Asia, but its very existence required something of a leap of faith. PERE magazine, March 2013 issue.

    ASIAVIEW: Signs of an alternative universe

    Capital commitments to a China car parks vehicle, led by two of Asia’s biggest private real estate investors, indicate the region’s readiness to embrace alternative real estate assets. PERE magazine, March 2013 issue.

    ASIA NEWS: The best of the rest

    In its biggest dedicated country report yet, Jones Lang LaSalle makes the case for property investment in 50 large cities in China ex Tier 1. PERE magazine, March 2013 issue.

    ASIA NEWS: Battle lines drawn

    In poaching Nick Crockett and his team from its closest rival, property services giant CBRE has joined the fight to boast Asia’s real estate capital advisory platform of choice. PERE magazine, March 2013 issue.

    AMERICAS NEWS: The power of an operator

    With its new debt strategy, Related Companies will be one of the few real estate operators that also is a significant lender. PERE Magazine, March 2013 issue

    AMERICAS NEWS: Nail in the coffin

    With the owner and CEO of MayfieldGentry pleading guilty to bribery conspiracy charges connected to a pay-to-play scheme, the story of his private real estate firm has come to an apparent end. PERE Magazine, March 2013 issue

    AMERICAS NEWS: Christmas for Carroll

    A US multifamily specialist that typically raises small vehicles has landed a mandate that could help the firm see substantial growth in the months ahead. PERE Magazine, March 2013 issue