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Colony NorthStar on why it entered RE secondaries

Colony NorthStar's Bill Bowman and Robert Gatenio assert that having an information advantage is crucial to analysing and underwriting real estate secondaries.

Navigating conflicts in non-traditional real estate deals

Desi Co, co-founder of advisory business Accord Group, explains why some secondaries investors are offering real estate managers a chance to keep their properties through non-traditional deals.

Sacramento County swaps separate accounts for fund stake

In an unusual real estate secondaries deal that one executive called a ‘no-brainer,’ the $8.6bn pension system is trading six assets for a $250m interest in an open-ended fund.

Landmark eyes final closes on PE and RE funds

The secondaries firm may also launch products in real assets and credit, according to parent company Old Mutual Asset Management.
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Eaton Partners plants flag in New York

The new office – the placement agent’s ninth globally – will facilitate the firm’s increasing work in the secondaries advisory space.

Evercore loses third MD – updated

The investment bank's New York-based co-head of real estate advisory is leaving after two years in the role.

Wisconsin buys $231m RE portfolio

The $104bn US pension has acquired interests in eight funds, having previously been an active seller on the secondaries market.

Harvard endowment to continue illiquids reduction

The $36bn fund reported strong private equity returns after implementing an “aggressive” restructuring plan in December 2016.

Landmark on the return of the mega-deal, part 1

Ian Charles, a partner on Landmark Partners’ private equity team and Jamie Sunday, a partner on the firm’s real estate team, discuss how secondaries transactions worth more than $1bn may lead to a record year for deal volume.

Minnesota to commit $150m to Landmark RE VIII

This is the $82bn pension's first investment with the private equity and real estate secondaries firm.