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Patrizia boosts AUM by 50% with Triuva buy

The German real estate investment manager beat competition from DIC Assets and Hamburg Trust to secure the €9.8bn funds subsidiary of IVG in a deal which saw its assets grow to €30bn.

Henderson Park makes student sector debut with Hines JV

Henderson Park has continued its expansion into European real estate by entering the student accommodation sector following the formation of a joint venture with Houston-based investment manager Hines. Nick Weber, the former Mount Kellett executive and founder of Henderson Park, and Lars Huber, chief executive of Hines Europe, said the partnership would be targeting value-add […]

If these walls could talk: Center of attention

When Oxford Properties sold its flagship London asset, the Cheesegrater, in March for £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion; €1.35 billion), industry commentators viewed the deal with CC Land Holdings as a shrewd piece of business, especially given the uncertainty surrounding London’s post-Brexit status and the record-breaking price involved. But little did those voices realize that Oxford, […]

Landmark eyes final closes on RE, PE funds

The secondaries firm may also launch products in real assets and credit, according to parent company Old Mutual Asset Management.

City-focused fund strategy reaping rewards for TH Real Estate

TH Real Estate has collected an extra €422 million of equity from five institutional investors for its latest European property fund, saying the vehicle “resonated” with investors because its city-focused approach looked beyond short-term cycles. The London-based investment manager, owned by US investor TIAA, launched the open-ended, core European Cities Fund in March last year […]

Tresham departs Ivanhoé Cambridge – Exclusive

The president of the real estate subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec will act as a strategic advisor to focus on new initiatives for the Canadian pension plan.

Apollo’s Mintz elevated to CIO role – Exclusive

In his expanded role, the executive is adding Americas real estate to his remit, which previously focused on Asia real estate investing.

LaSalle’s whitepaper validates Tross’ private-public ‘brainchild’

On the sidelines of PERE’s Global Investor Forum in Amsterdam, Stephen Tross, head of international investments at Dutch pension manager Bouwinvest lays out to PERE the advantages of combining unlisted real estate with its more volatile listed cousin. 

PERE Global Awards: time to roll out the red carpet

It’s that time of the year again, when the spotlight falls upon the titans of the global private real estate market as we introduce the 12th PERE Global Awards.

Catalexit threatens real estate stability

At the time of writing, the Catalan president Carles Puigdemont’s unilateral declaration of independence had been rejected by Mariano Rajoy, Spain’s Prime Minister, who then subsequently imposed direct rule. As the Catalan crisis escalates, the potential to foster long-term uncertainty grows, with some fearing damage to the region’s real estate market just as several property […]