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The Paris-based manager is aiming for €250 million for its debut fund after six years of operating on a deal-by-deal basis.
The region’s private real estate markets are performing well. But with few choices for institutional capital, an oligopoly of three is on the cards.
Including co-investment sidecars, the Stockholm-based manager raised €685m in equity from investors in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
The investor is moving up the risk curve to meet return expectations in the domestic real estate market.
The newly-rebranded UK real estate investment manager is raising and deploying its largest value-add fund to date and has also relaunched its core product.
Value-add assets in the region during this fully-priced part of the investing cycle require existing income and disciplined leverage for the best chance of success, argues Mike Bryant, co-head of real estate at manager Partners Group.
After closing on its US and Asia property vehicles this year, the New York-based alternative investment manager is now more than halfway to reaching the target for its latest regional fund.
For the first time ever, interest in closed-ended commingled funds has dropped, a study published by Hodes Weill and Cornell University’s Baker Program in Real Estate has found.
South Carolina manager Greystar Real Estate Partners has closed its 10th value-add multifamily fund at its hard-cap.
fundraising downturn
Many firms are seeking ways to secure dry powder in the event of an economic slowdown, but these tactics do not always benefit investors.

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