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Items Tagged with 'Private equity'


Safeguard launches $100 million private equity fund

Plans to expand into “complimentary markets”
May 30, 2014
“We’re looking to partner with companies that have a compelling operating strategy and where we can invest for the long-term,” said Alan Jaffa, CEO of Safeguard Properties and Safeguard Capital Group advisory board member. “Our focus is on business services companies in varying degrees of transition that can benefit from the vast resources of Safeguard Properties.”
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Investment capital available to private equity real estate firms reaches all-time high

$110 billion available to invest
April 1, 2014
The increase in available capital demonstrates a trend, as the $106 billion available in December 2013 was up significantly from the $89 billion available in December 2012.
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Three banks set to market Blackstone home-rental bond

October 24, 2013
Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse and JP Morgan Chase launched a marketing campaign for the first-ever bond backed by U.S. home-rental cash flows. Reuters called the transaction a $500 million trade for private-equity giant Blackstone.
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Statebridge secures new investment partner, stages break from IAS

Specialty servicer distances itself from rumors of IAS' bankruptcy
July 22, 2013
Specialty servicer Statebridge Co. signed a deal with FrontRange Capital Partners, securing enough of an investment from the firm to restructure Statebridge...
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Potential PMI Group investor backs out

April 1, 2013
The PMI Group's bankruptcy reorganization hit a snag when a private-equity investor backed out of plans to take a stake in a reorganized insurance entity.The equity...
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Large institutional investors emerge in REO-to-rental market

February 15, 2013
[Update 1: Rightfully attributes Smith Breeden source]Large institutional investors such as private equity funds, mortgage real estate investment trusts and hedge funds are new entrants to...
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REITs announce $1.7 billion in new capital offerings: BofAML

February 15, 2013
Mortgage real estate investment trusts will announce $1.7 billion in new capital offerings in 2013, said analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch [stock BAC][/stock].REITs are...
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Endowment plans find real estate assets attractive

January 25, 2013
With improving market conditions, many institutions in private real estate funds are likely to become active in the market once again, spelling good news for the...
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Goldman Sachs earnings reflect shift in focus toward lending

January 16, 2013
Goldman Sachs [stock GS][/stock] shifted its focus from investments to lending as the firm posted $1.8 billion in lending revenue in 2012, up from less than...
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Blackstone now driving force in real estate fundraising

January 9, 2013
The success of Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII significantly attributed to the positive results of 28 close-end real estate funds in the fourth quarter of 2012.Blackstone [stock...
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