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US private equity is sizing up retail parks

Investors should expect some of their managers to make big bets in the UK property sector this year

Brookfield to make biggest real estate purchase in China

The Toronto-based private markets giant intends to drive returns through active operational management.

In Europe, real estate fundraising sees fewer ‘haves’

This year has already seen early successes for European funds, but the challenging capital raising environment of 2018 has not gone away.

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.

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 […]

When a fund manager like Lone Star aims lower

Targeting a smaller vehicle goes against the trend of firms able to raise successively larger funds. There are benefits – and risks – in doing so.

PCCP to close on $1bn for oppo fund – Exclusive

The real estate equity and debt firm’s PCCP Equity Fund VIII is expected to be nearly 70% larger than its predecessor.
VRS strategy allocation by region

VRS approves $125m commitment

The US public pension has backed a multi-regional opportunistic real estate fund.

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