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Carlyle’s Euro comeback fund attracts legacy investors – Exclusive

Investors from its ill-fated third European opportunity fund are among those to have committed €300m in a first closing of the Washington, DC-based private equity firm’s rebranded fourth offering in the series.

Greystar launches next US real estate fund – Exclusive

The Charleston, South Carolina-based multifamily real estate firm also recently closed on additional commitments for its US core-plus fund.

Brookfield corrals $5bn for latest opportunistic fund

The Toronto-based asset manager committed $2.5bn for the mega-fund, likely to be 2018’s biggest close.

GLP expands China strategy with value-add fund

The firm’s launch of a new $1.6bn vehicle comes at a time when many logistics operators in China are diversifying beyond development to broaden their exposure in the country.

Black Creek’s Dhanda: ‘You do all of this because of the growth opportunity’

Marketing a non-traded REIT product entails a ‘long process’ that is very different from that of a typical private real estate fundraise, the firm’s president tells PERE.

LISTEN NOW: Creative approach to deploying $39bn in APAC oppo capital

Henry Chin, head of Asia-Pacific research at CBRE, talks about how region's opportunistic managers will need to move beyond development deals and look at other ways to deploy their funds’ capital before the investment period expires.

Whitman Peterson wraps third fund on $402m – Exclusive

The Westlake Village, California-based firm’s predecessor opportunistic fund raised $235m.

BNP Paribas AM hits first close on €1bn debt fund

The French asset manager, which is closing in on its first lending deals, will write senior loans on core, core-plus and value-added properties across continental Europe.

Blackstone holds $2bn first close for European core-plus fund

Four years after launching a core-plus strategy, Steve Schwarzman said the firm is ‘well on our way’ to its $100bn AUM goal.

KaiLong fully invests maiden $238m China vehicle – Exclusive

KaiLong Real Estate Investment has fully deployed the capital raised for its debut US-dollar denominated China and Hong Kong-focused fund.