Do private real estate M&As work?

While the success rate of such deals can be a point of contention in the industry, several factors can help to determine a transaction’s outcome.

Real estate M&A activity hit record highs in 2018 – Exclusive

In five infographics, PERE and Berkshire Global Advisors unpacks the numbers behind a super-active deal sector and unveils the top five acquisitions of the year.

UBS makes affordable housing debut via fund recap – Exclusive

The Swiss bank’s real assets asset management arm recently completed the recapitalization of Avanath Capital Management’s first fund.

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.

Blackstone bosses on the broad concept of disruption

When you are the world’s biggest manager and raiser of institutional capital for private real estate, your prognostications on the asset class tend to be heard. And so it proved at PERE’s Asia Summit in Hong Kong last week where Blackstone’s real estate co-heads Ken Caplan and Kathleen McCarthy joined PEI’s Real Estate Group senior […]

Key questions facing investors in the year ahead

Paul Guest, lead real estate strategist UBS Asset Management, Real Estate & Private Markets, on what will be moving markets

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.

Partners Group backs Carlyle China spin-out’s $1.2bn debut deal – Exclusive

Zug-based Partners Group is understood to be the majority investor in the consortium assembled by Ascent Real Estate Investors to acquire a Beijing mixed-use complex.

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

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