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How family offices are thinking about real estate

Given a family office’s access to long-dated capital, real estate investments seem like a good fit. But management fees continue to be an area of contention.

Why LPs are upping the ante on fee verification

A number of factors are pushing investors to seek outside help in sifting through their fees, expenses and carried interest payments.

Currency costs sour international investors on the US

The risk of currency volatility adds to already low yields, outweighing the rewards that some investors seek from the country.

Apollo LPs raise concerns over Black’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein

The private equity firm has not been proactive in reaching out to LPs but has sought to assuage concerns when contacted, sources said.

Ex-CBRE GI execs join Accord amid global expansion – Exclusive

The investment and advisory firm expects Asia to account for a third of its global business in the next 12 to 24 months.
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Currency devaluations subdue growth in global real estate market – MSCI

Growth in the global real estate market was muted across almost all countries in 2018 because of currencies depreciating against the US dollar, according to a July report by MSCI.
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Kennedy Wilson hires head of European fundraising

Audrey Klein is the latest executive to leave Corestate Capital, where she has worked as managing director of international institutional clients for the past 18 months.

Colony Capital unveils succession plan amid M&A deal

The real estate firm has acquired digital infrastructure manager Digital Bridge – and tapped its founder to be Colony's next CEO.

CBRE GI’s latest fund shows investors more at ease with uncertainty

Facing a lack of clarity around exits and returns, the vehicle’s LPs have ways to offset the greater risks they are assuming compared with prior funds in the series

To go big in student housing, managers look to the public sector

Financial services firm Legal & General is one of several investors that see a major opportunity on and around college campuses.
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