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  • Institutional Portfolio

    Finding Commercial RE’s Big Data

    Real estate is not about buildings, it’s about place-making and monetizing the density of people, says NAREIM CEO Gunnar Branson. To do that, GPs need to have better data.

    November 24, 2015
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    Gauging Risk in Global Opportunities

    Hauke Brede, chief risk officer for Allianz Real Estate, discusses looking at risk profiles worldwide, and the advantages the firm has over the competition.

    November 23, 2015
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    More Pathways Open for DC Plan Sponsors

    As capital rushes into target-date funds, defined-contribution plan sponsors are looking to manage risks and diversify, putting private real estate on their investment radar.

    November 9, 2015
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    Colony’s CIO: Get in Front of Global Capital

    With just one week until Privcap’s Real Estate Game Change conference in Chicago, Colony Capital’s chief investment officer, Kevin Traenkle, shares his thoughts on game-changers that could reshape the institutional real estate market.

    October 27, 2015
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    Townsend Guides LPs to Global Diversification

    Investor appetite for real estate in core cities is at record levels, and The Townsend Group’s Prashant Tewari says it’s time for a global diversification strategy.

    October 13, 2015
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  • Institutional Portfolio

    Investment Excellence Compendium

    This report, produced in partnership with RSM, taps into PrivcapRE’s extensive network of experts who provide comprehensive intelligence on the issues facing dealmakers, investors, and advisors as they confront the challenge of finding relative value in highly competitive property markets.

    September 28, 2015
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    LaSalle’s Jeff Jacobson Joins RE Game Change Conference

    Jeff Jacobson, CEO, Americas at LaSalle Investment Management, a private equity real estate firm with over $56B in AUM, will be a keynote speaker at Privcap Media’s Real Estate Game Change conference in Chicago.

    July 20, 2015
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  • Institutional Portfolio

    A Call to Break the Fund Mold

    Drew Ierardi, senior portfolio manager of private markets at Exelon, urges GPs to think more creatively about fund structures and investment periods

    July 7, 2015
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  • Institutional Portfolio

    Core Continues to Win The Day For Investors

    Core real estate continues to provide very good risk-adjusted returns for investors, says Zurich Alternative Asset Managements’s head of U.S. real estate, Sean Bannon.

    May 22, 2015
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  • Institutional Portfolio

    Oregon’s Strategy for Long-Term Investing

    Anthony Breault, senior portfolio manager at the State of Oregon Treasury, explains how he invests for the long term in real estate, the challenges of redeploying capital in rising markets, and how JVs and open-ended funds are helping the pension achieve those goals.

    May 11, 2015
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  • Institutional Portfolio

    Why TruAmerica Wants Patient Capital Backing

    TruAmerica Multifamily CEO Bob Hart explains why he prefers the backing of patient capital in today’s Class B multifamily market.

    April 20, 2015
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  • Institutional Portfolio

    New Mexico On Dynamic Investing, Co-investments

    As institutional investors eye a maturing real estate cycle, many are asking how they can be more dynamic with their asset allocation tools. PrivcapRE spoke to New Mexico Educational Retirement Board about the challenges of being a more active investor, and how co-investments will play an increasingly critical role for the pension.

    April 15, 2015
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  • Institutional Portfolio

    MidEast Capital Deeper, More Targeted In Deals

    Middle Eastern capital sources are deeper, becoming more sophisticated and taking a ‘rifle-shot’ approach to investing in international real estate, says Piyush Bhardwaj of CoInvestment Capital Partners.

    April 6, 2015
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    Strong Returns Could Continue To 2018

    Returns from value-added and opportunistic real estate funds have been exceptional and could continue through 2018. But a deceleration is in the cards, says an expert PrivcapRE panel.

    March 30, 2015
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  • Institutional Portfolio

    GPs Should Adjust Return Targets

    GPs are urged to be more realistic about fund returns by changing their target for each successive fundraise, to reflect changing market conditions.

    March 30, 2015
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    LPs Should Ask For Unlevered Returns

    LPs in value-added and opportunistic RE funds should demand GPs report unlevered returns, a panel of performance experts tells PrivapRE.

    March 30, 2015
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  • Institutional Portfolio

    New Rules for Diversification

    Diversification in real estate has fundamentally changed, says Courtland’s Michael Humphrey, and even the largest investor can end up with a “lumpy” portfolio.

    March 9, 2015
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  • Institutional Portfolio

    How to Avoid Being a Passive LP

    Siguler Guff’s James Corl tells PrivcapRE about the firm’s ability to shut down a fund’s investment period and cap fund sizes.

    February 16, 2015
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