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Katsunori Sago, the man who revamped Japan Post Bank

Japan Post Bank chief investment officer Katsunori Sago, the man behind the $1.9trn investor’s push into alternatives, is stepping down this month after three years at the helm.

Avignon confirms no changes in CLSA venture after Pattar leaves

Avignon intends to continue a partnership with Hong Kong firm CLSA aimed at introducing Asian capital to European investments despite the departure of its real estate boss John Pattar last month.

KKR Greater China real estate head departed – Exclusive

Rob Yang, who had joined the private equity powerhouse from Blackstone in 2016, has left the firm.

Apollo’s RE team remains intact after Azelby’s departure

The former JPMorgan executive joined the New York-based alternative investment manager a year ago to build out its real assets platform.

Wafra VP brings rare sexual harassment case to US federal agency

In a case that industry observers say is unusual for the sector, an executive filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Is KKR’s pursuit of CLSA’s real estate boss worth the trouble?

Only a successful Asian fundraise will vindicate the private equity giant’s call to raid the CITIC Securities-owned platform.

KKR hire puts CLSA property fund series in jeopardy – Exclusive

The move of John Pattar from the CITIC Securities-owned business to the New York-based private equity giant has seen it halt the investing activities of its latest Fudo Capital fund and raises questions over the series’ future viability.

BC Partners’ RE entry: a real opportunity

PERE's sister publication PEI commented on how one of the private equity sector's bigger European businesses, BC Partners, will succeed in real estate. Here is what the publication had to say.

BC Partners launches real estate unit with industry hire – Exclusive

Stéphane Theuriau joins as managing partner and head of RE following more than eight years at French property developer Altarea Cogedim.

Pattar joins KKR as head of APAC real estate

John Pattar, the long-serving chief executive at CLSA Real Estate, is set to lead global private equity firm KKR’s real estate business in Asia-Pacific.

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