September 2014 Issue

    Month: September
    Year: 2014

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    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.