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StepStone Real Estate Partners IV, which has been in market since April last year, raised twice as much as its predecessor to invest in complex secondaries deals.
As retail and office sectors trend toward volatility, the steady returns of sale-and-leaseback strategies are becoming attractive fixed-income substitutes.
The world’s third-largest sovereign wealth fund is now searching for a new global head of real estate after Arnold ended his two-year tenure in the role.
China has seen a one-third increase in real estate investments from the $828bn sovereign fund over the past two years.
We don’t often see managers buying placement agents, but in this instance the rationale is clear.
The transaction is part of the Bahrain-listed firm’s expansion and global growth plan to boost its AUM to $50bn.
chasing risk peak
A key concern for institutional investors in 2019 is abundant capital in real estate driving down returns and adding more risk, according to the global placement advisory firm Probitas Partners.
The troubles at the Middle East’s biggest private equity firm are relevant to investors in any private asset class, including ours.
Private real estate’s finance and operating officers face myriad challenges, but many have a common solution, heard PERE’s audience at this week’s CFO/COO Forum.
In addition to the newly-created role, the firm held an interim closing for its second Europe-focused fund.
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