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Brexit uncertainty slows UK PERE while Europe surges ahead with deals

Brexit is causing consternation in the UK private equity real estate market. In the 12 months following the referendum, the volume of PERE deals in the UK has dropped by a third.

Institutional investors favour emerging managers as allocations set to increase this year

Institutional investors and family offices will maintain their commitment to alternative asset managers this year, according to a survey.

Investors still allocating to alternatives but struggle to find the right managers

Investors are cautiously optimistic about investing into alternatives, according to a survey by Catalyst Financial Partners.

Domestic firms drive Asia-focused PERE market for fundraising and transaction activity

Asian private equity and real estate managers located in the region are driving fundraising and transaction activity, despite some of the largest global firms launching Asia-focused funds.

Investors disappointed with hedge funds while private equity and real estate exceed expectations

Investors have a conflicted attitude to alternative assets. Investors into private equity and real estate are for the most part satisfied. Those allocating to hedge funds and natural resources have a more negative perception, says data provider Preqin.

Rising returns intensify competition for real estate assets

Private real estate funds generated returns of 15 per cent in the year to June 2015, fuelling demand and competition for real estate assets, says data and market intelligence firm Preqin.

Steady growth for Luxembourg real estate investment funds

The number of real estate investment funds (REIFs) domiciled in Luxembourg grew 10 per cent in 2015, according to a survey by the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (Alfi) and EY Luxembourg.

Private capital fundraising hits record high in 2015

Last year was another strong year for private capital fundraising with 1,061 funds closed securing a combined $550bn in investor commitments, according to data from Preqin.