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CAPITAL WATCH 2006-04-01 Staff Writer <strong>FUNDS IN MARKET/COMING TO MARKET</strong><br /> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td><strong>FUND</strong></td> <td><strong>FIRM</strong></td>
As the gaming industry expands, private equity has been increasingly tempted to bet on gambling's global boom. But like the act of gambling itself, casinos remain a risky proposition. By Dave Keating
As real estate investors look to the emerging economies of Asia, they would do well to build up their local contacts—and brush up on their tax law. By Jeremy Choy of Macquarie Global Property Advisors
As capital continues to flow into private equity real estate, GPs are gaining the upper hand in negotiating the terms of their fund documents—but that doesn't mean LPs are staying quiet. By Paul Fruchbom
Since 2000, Doughty Hanson has invested in real estate throughout Europe, from history-making deals in Finland to landmark offices in the firm's UK backyard. As the firm sets out with its second vehicle, John Howard talks to PERE about team turnover, his hometown in Western Pennsylvania and why investing in Europe requires more than a foreign post office box. By Aaron Lovell
A recent report suggests that 2006 could see even greater interest from US private equity firms in the Asian hospitality markets.
Japan's corporate culture favors real estate investors who have patience for a glacial pace of change. By David Snow
Two very different real estate conferences took place last month in San Francisco—one featuring Madeleine Albright, the other Donald Trump— but both generated buzz. By Paul Fruchbom
When in Romania? 2006-04-01 Staff Writer When one sees images of Romania on television, they're usually confined to Dracula and dark, stormy castles in Transylvania. So when a recent broadcast of the British reality show “A Place in the Sun” focused instead on some of the country's charming properties and th
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