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The Era of Real Estate Illiquidity

by A. Yoni Miller The silver lining of the economic recession is that it has fostered a generation who has witnessed firsthand, the repercussions of owning an illiquid asset in financial turmoil. This has spurred a psychological imprint that will shape their investment standards for years to come. The financial meltdown has removed the false hope from the hearts of commercial real estate investors seeking endless growth, and has forced […]

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Rise of the Independent Sponsor

As has been┬áreported many times in recent years, endowments, pensions, sovereign wealth funds, family offices and other large investors are working outside the typical private equity structure. In order to have greater discretion over the deals they allocate to and to avoid traditional fees, these investors are more and more looking to place capital via co-investments, direct investments, and club deals with other institutional investors. By no coincidence, independent sponsors, […]

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