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Meghan Morris

Meghan Morris is the Americas reporter for PEI Media’s private markets real estate title PERE. Based in New York, Meghan covers news and trends in the private equity real estate industry and is responsible for PERE’s social media engagement. She has previously written for Bloomberg, Crain’s Chicago Business and various business-to-business publications. Meghan received undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Wisconsin buys $231m RE portfolio

The $104bn US pension has acquired interests in eight funds, having previously been an active seller on the secondaries market.

US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin sells Dune RE stakes

The Dune Capital Management co-founder exited his interests for at least $4m to comply with conflict of interest rules.

Tough time for take-off

The real estate secondaries space is challenging for established players, let alone for new entrant Neuberger Berman.

Neuberger Berman launches RE secondaries platform

The firm hired an executive from Deutsche Bank’s secondaries business to lead the venture.

Terms of Landmark’s RE Fund VIII revealed

The secondaries firm expects to wrap up fundraising by the end of the year for its latest real estate secondaries vehicle, according to Connecticut's pension plan.

CalPERS buys RE fund interest for $75m

The pension system also detailed its real estate fee changes from 2014-15.

Dartmouth names new CIO

The endowment, which allocated $405m to venture capital and private equity last fiscal year, tapped the CIO of Michael Bloomberg’s family office for the role.

Real estate’s greater tax burden

Tax ramifications should be a foremost consideration when approaching secondaries in an asset class that has extra layers to consider compared with private equity.

Real estate secondaries: bigger than ever

Two major real estate secondaries fundraises show the strength of the market and investor appetite for the investment strategy.

NorthStar buys $273m real estate portfolio

The firm used its $1.8bn REIT to acquire a diversified portfolio of limited partnership interests in 41 private equity real estate funds.