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Friday, 06 July 2018

Real Estate Investment Managers Raise $22.9Bln for 48 Funds in 2Q

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Commercial Real Estate Direct Staff Report

Capital-raising among real estate investment managers slowed during the second quarter, when 48 funds closed, tallying $22.9 billion of capital commitments, according to Preqin.

While that number will eventually get adjusted as additional data is tabulated, it's down nearly 40 percent from the revised $37.7 billion that was raised during the first quarter. But that volume was an outlier, with a typical quarter seeing roughly $25 billion raised.

The latest volume brings total capital-raising for real estate funds so far this year to $60.6 billion through 123 funds.

The bulk of the capital raised during the latest quarter - $11 billion on behalf of 23 funds - went to value-add funds. Another $3.7 billion was earmarked for 10 opportunistic vehicles.

And six...


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