The Case for Emerging Managers Specializing in Real Estate

The case for Emerging managers specializing in real estate pose challenges but can offer benefits for investors looking for diversification and specialists skills. John Denes explains One strategy that institutional real estate investors are becoming increasingly interested in is investing with ‘emerging’ private real estate managers. These types of manager are typically focused on smaller […]

PE Real Estate Funds Capital Raising Market in 2019

Overall fundraising activity remains substantial, with 298 funds closing globally in 2018, raising a total of $118bn. Preqin expects these figures to rise by up to 10% as more information becomes available, but nonetheless the year seems unlikely to match the 406 funds that raised $132bn in 2017. Despite half of investors in our most […]

Raising Capital for Real Estate Funds – 2017

Fundraising for real estate funds continued to lose momentum in the first quarter of 2017. In total, 48 funds held a final close in Q1, raising a collective $18.5 billion – this represents a 37 percent and 48 percent drop, respectively, compared to the same period in 2016. If fundraising continues at this pace, the […]