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Henderson Park’s maiden fund reaches $1.6bn on consultant support– Exclusive

Nick Weber’s sector newcomer, whose final close is slated for early next year, got buy ratings from six different firms. 

Currency costs are alienating the US for Korean investors

Rising hedging costs have diminished appetite for American real estate in favor of European.

VIDEO I Allianz’s Trausch: My rising star, dark horse and falling knife markets

See what markets the head of real estate at the world's second largest institutional real estate investor has picked as outperforming, as an outside bet and as avoidable.

Round Hill makes US real estate debut – Exclusive

Round Hill Capital has entered the US real estate market via a new partnership with Atlanta-based multifamily firm Cortland, PERE has learned. The partnership will pursue an income and growth strategy that will provide predominantly European investors with access to the US multifamily sector. Round Hill has kicked off the joint venture with the acquisition […]

Lotte Insurance: ‘Really tricky to invest in private RE debt currently’

Investing in the asset class overseas is not meeting the South Korean insurer’s target investment returns, according to Janghwan Lee, executive director, team leader of alternative investment team.

CPPIB, QuadReal back GLP for €2bn European logistics vehicle

Once the GLP Continental Europe Development Partners I is fully invested, GLP’s total assets under management in Europe are expected to reach $7.2bn.

LaSalle’s indirect RE business eyes fund launches – Exclusive

LaSalle GPS's chief executive Ed Casal said its offerings would be more diverse in terms of risk/return profile than those of Aviva’s multi-manager platform, which LaSalle closed its acquisition of this week.

AXA makes further strides into the US market with $9.4bn Quadrant deal

The French firm has acquired a real estate debt portfolio in the country and a 24-member investment team as it expands its global strategy to deploy capital.

‘Air of caution’ as industry braces for late-cycle downside risk

While the prevailing view is that real estate retains its appeal over other asset classes, the annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate Europe forecast, published by PwC and the Urban Land Institute, shows investors adapting to the challenges of a ‘tough’ market.

Europe’s debt fund managers must be ready for a downturn

Commercial property debt funds gained traction in Europe due to post-crisis financial illiquidity. Now, managers must prove their model will work through cycles.

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