MGPA’s deliberation over how to grow the London- and Singapore-based private equity real estate firm has led to its sale to the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock. PERE Magazine, June 2013 issue.
Private equity real estate firms targeting the UK are moving beyond London and its core property market in search of opportunities and yield. PERE Magazine, June 2013 issue.
Blackstone’s cap for its latest real estate debt fund points to a hard truth about the market today: the difficulty of finding higher-yielding investments. PERE Magazine, June 2013 issue
As Ping An acquires the Lloyd’s of London building, PERE examines the history of the property housing Britain’s oldest insurance market.
With Ares Management agreeing to purchase AREA Property Partners, the Los Angeles-based firm is on track to becoming one of the private real estate investment industry’s heavyhitters. PERE Magazine, June 2013
Private equity real estate firms targeting loan portfolios in the UK and Ireland are turning to the region’s fledgling loan servicing industry for advice. PERE Magazine, June 2013 issue
Whether it’s merging practices, expanding into Europe or creating new groups, law firms have been busy reshaping their real estate teams to keep up with client demand. PERE Magazine, June 2013 issue
French institutional investors are beginning to look beyond their borders again. PERE magazine June 2013 issue
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Australian superannuation funds worth $1.5 trillion are beginning to look towards the UK and Europe for investments. PERE Magazine June 2013 issue.
The former Asia boss at Lone Star is back in the real estate game with a new European firm and fund. PERE Magazine June 2013 issue.
Private equity real estate firms have opened up in Dublin to take advantage of distress and restructuring, while the official Irish property association is hoping for a recovery. PERE Magazine June 2013 issue.
UBS, the global bank with $65 billion of real estate assets around the world, doesn’t have to worry about size, but it does have a problem. New head of global real estate Thomas Wels explains the platform’s need to diversify and sheds light on its plans to continue growing. PERE Magazine, June 2013 issue.
The devaluation of the yen gives investors in private Japanese real estate something to think about. PERE Magazine June 2013 issue.
China-focused Harvest Real Estate Investments is taking downside measures to lure investors into its debut fund. PERE Magazine June 2013 issue.
Bryan Southergill joins the private equity giant as its first Asia head of real estate next month. PERE Magazine June 2013 issue.
Western real estate investment managers are swapping frequent flights to Asia with representative offices in a bid to better entice the region’s investors into their vehicles. PERE Magazine June 2013 issue.
With Guy Jaquier departing as Prologis’ private capital chief, the San Francisco-based logistics giant is looking at how it manages the activities of its capital-raising unit. PERE Magazine, June 2013 issue
The single-family rental market is still a fledgling industry, but some private equity real estate firms already are looking to take their portfolios public. PERE Magazine, June 2013 issue
SFERS is slowly making the shift to real assets. PERE Magazine, June 2013 issue