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Real estate fundraising for the whole of last year is tipped to beat 2013 to become the strongest fundraising year since the global financial crisis.
A study by the European Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles suggests next year will see a peak in fund terminations, leading to assets in 42 funds coming to the market.
The Los Angeles-based real estate investment firm, which saw its latest fund significantly oversubscribed, also raised a hefty amount of co-investment capital.
The Los Angeles-based investment manager is back in the market with its latest property vehicle after closing its predecessor seven months ago.
The Hong Kong-based alternatives assets firm that owns Secured Capital has acquired a Japanese property loan portfolio alongside Canadian pension plan investment manager CPPIB.
The firm has exited its only real estate deal in Japan, offloading its 55 percent stake of operator Kokusai Kogyo to the founding family.
The latest investment study by Union Investment reveals that investors are still seeking a safe home for their capital, but some are accepting greater risks such as shorter leases.
The California-based firm that has been snapping up investments in Europe, is reportedly aiming to raise £750 million on the London Stock Exchange to acquire more opportunistic assets.
The Miami-based firm joins other US companies in surpassing a fundraising target by closing on $1.3 billion for Rialto Real Estate Fund II (RREF II) – more than 35 percent above target.
Eric Sasson and Robert Hodges, the former heads of European real estate at The Carlyle Group, have launched a fund at new firm RedTree Capital to invest in value-add and opportunistic deals in Western Europe.

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