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HFF acquisition continues JLL’s expansion march

The Chicago-based firm, which has been growing out its equity placement capabilities organically, has gone for a corporate acquisition to bolster its capital markets operation and take the fight to bigger rival CBRE.

Korea’s Hana sees Europe as a more favorable debt market than the US

Jaewook Kang, managing director of Hana Financial Investment, speaks with Real Estate Capital about investment opportunities and debt liquidity across Europe.

Virtus holds $223m first close for ‘cycle-resilient’ fund – Exclusive

The Austin-based alternatives property investment manager aims to raise $500m for its third value-add fund, Virtus Real Estate Capital III.

How does an Oaktree-Brookfield entity stack up?

PEI's interactive charts paint a picture of how the two would marry together.

Brookfield’s deal with Oaktree centers on credit

With the addition of Oaktree, a respected credit business, Brookfield has shown how debt investing has risen to prominence post-global financial crisis and become crucial for being a global diversified asset manager, reports PERE's sister title Private Debt Investor.

C&W: Global RE investment appetite to power on

Last year saw a record $1.75trn in real estate investment, reports global brokerage Cushman and Wakefield. The firm predicts appetite for the asset class will remain strong in 2019.

JLL rounds out its global fund advisory team – Exclusive

The real estate services firm has hired two new directors from Lazard and Shelter Rock for its senior leadership team in the Americas.

Three regions, three different themes at play in 2019

GreenOak co-founder Sonny Kalsi highlights the markets and assets he sees yielding the best investment opportunities

An NYC icon on the verge of ownership change

The Chrysler Building, once the tallest building in the world, looks to leave the hands of sovereign wealth fund ADIC and real estate firm Tishman Speyer.

Texas TRS’s Walker on going direct in real estate

PERE sits down with the firm’s senior director of real assets to hear why this institutional money from the Lone Star state is pivoting away from commingled funds.

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