Technology blurring real estate and private equity

How tech is blurring the lines between PE and RE

The emergence of hybrid funds and real estate managers acquiring tech companies suggests the two asset classes are getting closer.
Warsaw, Poland

CEE-focused funds break fundraising record – report

Funding from non-European investors accounted for close to 40 percent of total commitments for the region in 2018, according to a report from Invest Europe.

Side Letter: Apollo-Athene skirmish, Chinese appetite for CEE and BXG’s new hire

Side Letter will be back on Tuesday. In the meantime: Apollo and Athene battle it out; Chinese LPs are driving CEE fundraising; and new hires for Blackstone Growth and Carlyle. Here’s today's brief, for our valued subscribers only.
Europe-focused funds in market as of 15 August 2019

Europe’s largest funds seek €21bn ahead of bumper 2020

Carlyle Europe Partners V and KKR European Fund V are the biggest in market, seeking €5bn each.
Sacramento,, California

CalPERS hits highest PE commitment level post-GFC

The US's largest public pension made $4.3bn of commitments in the first half of the year.
Hong Kong

How Gaw Capital is expanding its private equity exposure

The Hong Kong-based real estate investment firm started investing in real estate-related operating companies from its own balance sheet two years ago.
Retail investors in Australia

Inside Australia’s latest retail PE offering

Federation Asset Management – founded by a team of Macquarie alumni – has opened its fundraise to investors with at least A$20,000.
Sunaina Sinha, Cebile Capital

VIDEO: Five things to know when raising a larger fund

How large should your next fund be? In this two-minute video Cebile Capital managing partner Sunaina Sinha shares five points GPs need to consider before increasing their fund size.
Venturous Smart City

Meet the Chinese family office raising a PE-RE hybrid fund

The ex-founding partner of Fidelity Asia Ventures has merged with a Hong Kong investment advisory to develop 'smart cities' across China.
GP commitment

GPs with more skin in the game make safer bets – report

GP ownership is a significant factor in risk-taking, according to a study from the Norwegian School of Business and Goethe University Frankfurt.
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