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Tuesday, 08 January 2019

Capital-Raising Among Real Estate Fund Managers Slowed Last Year to $118Bln

A total of 298 closed-end real estate funds completed fund-raising last year, generating $118 billion of equity commitments, according to a preliminary tabulation by Preqin. That compares with the $132 billion that was raised in 2017. Indications are that investors are still keen on the asset class.

Commercial Real Estate Direct Staff Report

A total of 298 closed-end real estate funds completed fund-raising last year, generating $118 billion of equity commitments, according to a preliminary tabulation by Preqin.

The London research company expects the total volume to increase by up to 10 percent as it compiles additional data. But that would still amount to a decline from the 406 funds that raised $132 billion in 2017. A total of $126 billion was raised in 2016 and $136 billion in 2015.

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