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Global real estate investment increased in 2018 with around half still to be deployed

Alternative investment funds made up nearly 80 per cent of EU fund industry in 2017

Deploying too much capital in year one private equity funds lowers performance

Research shows there is an inverse correlation between the level of capital deployed during the first year of a private equity fund’s investment period and its eventual performance.

UK still favoured destination for capital into real estate despite Brexit

A good majority (67 per cent) of real estate professionals expect the volume of Asian investor capital going into the European real estate market will increase over the next two years.

German real estate rental market buoyant

Rising rents, falling vacancy rates and GDP growth have combined to give the German rental market a strong positive trend for 2018, according to Catella Research.

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.

Secondary alternative asset market hits dealing volume high in first half of 2017

The secondary market for alternative assets hit a record deal volume of $22bn in the first half of the year. This is nearly double the $12bn in volume recorded in the same period last year.

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.