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Jonathan Brasse

Jonathan Brasse is the Senior Editor, Real Estate for PEI Media’s real estate publications. He oversees the editorial output and leads the reporting team behind the sector-leading private real estate publication PERE as well as Real Estate Capital, the group’s real estate credit markets publication. Jonathan joined PEI in 2009 from UK commercial property magazine Property Week where he oversaw international news and analysis coverage.
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Blackstone’s investment in BC Partners is about more than hard capital

The London-based private equity firm picked the New York giant as a minority shareholder also for the soft benefits that brings.
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Brookfield aims for relevance at every point in the cycle: Flatt

In buying Oaktree and capturing its credit business, Brookfield now has capital to serve its clients at all times, says chief executive Bruce Flatt.

Allianz Real Estate poised to raise external capital for the first time – exclusive

Europe’s biggest private real estate institutional investor plans to raise third-party capital from the second half of next year for a credit-focused vehicle.

Walton Street holds $120m debt fund first closing

The Chicago-based private equity real estate firm has raised the money from three investors, including a seed commitment by US pension plan Texas Municipal Retirement System.

Allianz hires Donner as US real estate head

Former Aareal, Hypo Real Estate and Deutsche Bank executive Christoph Donner is to assume the role more than six months after it was vacated by James Stolpestad.

Grosvenor, Harvest halt Chinese investments

The China-focused joint venture investment management platform formed two years ago is to switch focus to advising Chinese institutions on overseas investments.

Short’s comeback fund passes $1.5bn mark

Ellis Short, the former principal at Lone Star, has raised $1.5bn in just five months for his new firm’s distressed European real estate debt investment fund and is thought to have another $1bn of capital commitments competing for the remaining $500 million of units.

E&Y: Europe’s €1trn NPL market attracts attention

Institutional investors could be poised to make greater inroads into Europe’s non-performing commercial real estate loans market, according to a report published today by professional services giant Ernst & Young.

Frogmore announces stellar returns for second fund

By providing real estate debt financing alongside its more typical equity investments, the London-based private equity real estate firm has generated impressive returns for its second opportunity fund.

ASIA NEWS: An offer he couldn’t refuse

After an eventful couple of years at Grosvenor Fund Management, Asia head Morgan Laughlin is taking charge of a bigger player. PERE Magazine, December 2012/January 2013 issue.

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