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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.
Europe and Asia continued to knit tighter relationships, according to Cushman & Wakefield’s annual report.
Approximately $1.25trn was wiped from the value of US stocks on Monday alone, but way more damage would need to be inflicted before investors will be adjusting their bricks and mortar exposures.
Whether its rejecting New York because of Trump or favouring London despite Brexit, Middle Eastern high net worth individuals and family offices will consider factors beyond property fundamentals when considering investments, writes Faisal Durrani, partner and head of research at London-based real estate property services firm Cluttons.
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