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The placement agent, one of the few to raise capital for both private equity, real estate and hedge funds, has named three new partners in the business.
A crowd of around 40 picketers massed outside the firm’s Park Avenue headquarters this week banging pots and pans and holding placards.
Protestors accuse firm of "harassing tenants," though Blackstone denies the claim.
Investors in real estate still may not be fully aware of all the fees being charged to them, according to a session at the annual PERE Forum in New York.
The granting of authorizations under the new Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive is taking much longer than hoped and, as a result, fewer licenses have been granted than applicants would have hoped ahead of a July 22 deadline by which fund managers should be compliant.
A report by the US Office of Financial Research (OFR), which was set up under the auspices of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, has fueled talk of the $53 trillion asset management industry coming under greater regulatory control.
A new survey from law firm Nabarro revealed more than three quarters of real estate investors expect an 'early bird' discount or some other reward for committing before a fund's first close.
A new private equity real estate study declared a ‘real focus’ on reducing the fee burden for funds of funds, with management fees being the clear target.
INREV, the European trade body, says a study reveals how some investors suspect fund managers deliberately delay decisions about fund-lives so that extension is the only viable course of action.
The Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles has appointed Jeff Rupp and and is to open an office in Brussels as it begins a greater lobby effort on regulatory issues.

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