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Evelyn Lee

Evelyn Lee is the News Editor for PEI Media’s real estate-focused publication, PERE, overseeing global news coverage for both PERE Magazine and PERENews.com. Based in New York, she works closely with reporters and editors across PEI’s offices in New York, London and Hong Kong, and helps to co-ordinate shared content with PEI’s other private markets titles. Prior to joining PEI in 2011 she covered commercial real estate, economic development and environmental issues at NJBIZ, a New Jersey-focused business publication

StepStone holds $700m final close for RE fund

This is the first secondaries fund the firm's real estate unit has raised since it acquired the Clairvue Capital Partners team in 2014.

SEC bars Liquid Realty co-founder

Scott Landress also must pay a $1.25m penalty to settle charges that he improperly withdrew fees from two real estate secondaries funds.

Colony Capital in talks to buy NorthStar

The investment manager is in exclusive talks with the global asset management firm, which has been active in real estate secondaries.

Partners chooses Denver for new Americas headquarters

The private markets investment manager plans to relocate a number of top executives from its existing US offices to a new regional headquarters.

NorthStar buys 85% stake in Townsend

The New York-based asset management firm, one of the most active players in real estate secondaries, has acquired a majority stake in the Cleveland-based real asset adviser primarily from Chicago-based private equity group GTCR for $380 million.

Northwood recapitalises French fund – exclusive

The New York-based private equity real estate firm has acquired the bulk of the assets in a 2007-vintage vehicle.

Partners restructures DLJ fund – exclusive

The Zug, Switzerland-based private markets investment manager has acquired seven real estate assets with a total gross value of $163m.

CalPERS to sell $3bn of real estate portfolio – update

The $300 billion pension plan’s offering would be the largest ever on the real estate secondaries market.

PERE LA: Downplaying discounts in RE secondaries

Discounts do not have as meaningful an impact on returns in the real estate secondary market as one would think, experts said at the PERE LA event last week.

Landmark buys stakes in Europa funds

Simsbury, Connecticut-based Landmark Partners recently acquired limited partnership interests in two of Europa Capital’s funds.