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Bruce Flatt: Oaktree offers relevance at every point in the cycle  

In buying Oaktree and capturing its credit business, Brookfield now has capital to serve its clients at all times, its chief executive Bruce Flatt says.

Blackstone bosses on the broad concept of disruption

When you are the world’s biggest manager and raiser of institutional capital for private real estate, your prognostications on the asset class tend to be heard. And so it proved at PERE’s Asia Summit in Hong Kong last week where Blackstone’s real estate co-heads Ken Caplan and Kathleen McCarthy joined PEI’s Real Estate Group senior […]

WATCH: The biggest risk in global real estate

The chief executive at AEW Europe said one factor could potentially drive institutional investors to sell off large amounts of property globally.

AustralianSuper talks overseas expansion plans

New private investments for the A$130bn superannuation fund are expected to be debt rather than equity-based and more likely to be offshore rather than domestic in the near term.

WATCH: JPMorgan’s Pil talks tapping retail capital

‘It’s incumbent upon the industry’ to manage retail money alongside institutional investors’ capital, said the head of JPMorgan’s alternatives platform.

WATCH: India lacks enough exit channels for investors like Allianz

Rushabh Desai, head of Asia Pacific at Allianz Real Estate, tells PERE that unlike other markets, institutional investors have entered India before the opportunistic and value-add managers, creating questions on how investments will be exited in five to ten years.

WATCH: Big data can’t replace gut in real estate – Gaw

The investment management business still needs to trust its instincts, Goodwin Gaw, chairman and managing principal of real estate firm Gaw Capital Partners, tells PERE on the sidelines of its annual Asia conference.

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