September 2014 Issue
STATESIDE: The big pay-off
Many private equity real estate firms are paying off their loans early. And that could have very positive implications for investment returns, despite other adverse conditions. PERE Magazine, September 2014 issue.
AMERICAS NEWS: Stepping up
Former Clairvue and Cohen & Steers executives have joined forces to make real estate investments on a much larger scale. PERE Magazine, September 20414 issue
CEE ROUNDTABLE: Not the wild East
It is not a perfect market, but profits can be made in Central and Eastern Europe provided the right strategy is applied. PERE Magazine, September 2014 issue.
FEATURE: Making tomorrow’s leaders
Robin Marriott takes a look at some of the European courses on offer that lead to a career in private equity real estate
ASIA NEWS: In through the window
Partners Group declined to back China’s Trophy Property Development fund when it was originally raised, but it is has finally made a play.
BLUEPRINT: Fee-fi Fo-sun
How a Chinese conglomerate led by ‘Asia’s Warren Buffet’ is going global with plans for an $80 billion RE business. PERE Magazine, September 2014 issue.
EUROZONE: Class is no distinction
The lines between ‘value added’ and ‘opportunistic’ are getting blurred, meaning investors need to check the strategy more carefully than ever before. PERE Magazine, September 2014 issue
EUROPE NEWS: Breaking new ground
How Terra Firma executed an exit with a twist for a classic private equity investment-play. PERE Magazine, September 2014 issue.
EUROPE NEWS: A little local difficulty
How Blackstone is getting up close and personal with the Irish judicial system amid a legal tussle with a borrower. PERE magazine, September 2014 issue.
Editor's Letter: Masters of destiny
Editor's Letter: September 2014 issue
ASIAVEW: Clamour before the storm
This summer’s buzz about Japanese institutions diversifying into international private real estate investments deserves merit, but holds little substance.
SPECIAL REPORT: Back from the brink
To some observers, the principal real estate investment platform of Morgan Stanley was dead in the water following the global financial crisis. However, a $1 billion capital raising this summer and a cash-flow defensive strategy, could suggest otherwise. PERE Magazine, September 2014 issue.
FEATURE: Back to school
A growing number of American universities are offering dedicated graduate degree programs in an effort to curtail the practice of Wall Street poaching and directly address the specialized skills required by the private equity real estate industry.
ASIA NEWS: Adji-tating
Cambridge Associates’ hard assets consultant in Asia explains the firm’s priorities when deploying client capital in the region.
AMERICAS NEWS: A rising contender
With the hire of its first dedicated capital raiser, Columbia Pacific is ramping up its real estate fund activity and expanding its reach to institutional investors. PERE Magazine, September 2014 issue
AMERICAS NEWS: A new tune
Cantor Real Estate has brought aboard Jon Vaccaro, former global head of commercial real estate at Deutsche Bank, to lead its foray into the private equity real estate fund business. PERE Magazine, September 2014 issue
ASIA NEWS: Made in India
Private equity real estate firms are debating the pros and cons of Indian REITs introduced this summer.