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Plugging property’s data hole

Firms chasing chief data officers are encountering a number of obstacles, including real estate’s perception as a tech laggard.

M&G holds first close for debut value-added fund – Exclusive

The London-based firm, which has largely focused on core as a strategy, has appointed its former head of industrial real estate to be the new fund’s portfolio manager.

Rubenstein hires first IR head – Exclusive

The Philadelphia-based firm is building out its capital-raising capabilities for its equity and newly-launched debt arms.

Blackstone’s Gray: firm puts ‘premium on succession’

The firm elevated Jon Gray to president and named two New York-based co-heads to take his place.

Presidents Club: A stain on the industry

The real estate sector’s condemnation of ‘the most un-PC event of the year’ has been swift. Now all eyes are on how it will act. The first test is MIPIM.

LaSalle taps new head of value-added funds – Exclusive

The series’ current president, who has been with the firm since 1985, is becoming its chairman and will stay with the Chicago-based firm for the next two years.

Delin taps Generali exec for CIO – Exclusive

The logistics-focused firm, which partnered with Blackstone last year, is targeting ‘fresh capital.’

JPMorgan expands client services team in bid for global investors

The firm hired London- and Tokyo-based executive directors, one from the firm’s private banking platform and the other from UBS, to focus on investors with global real estate ambitions.

How to make partner at Blackstone

The process involves partner recommendations and a review from the top brass on commercial contributions, leadership and more.

Treacy adopts new look for life after BlackRock

The next chapter in industry veteran Simon Treacy’s long and eventful career sees the Australian swap the suits of Wall Street for the sleeveless shirts of his new locality Hawaii.