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November 2016
Q3/16 shows weakness: fundraising activity continues to trend downward
40 is here to stay: 40 new investment funds were launched during third quarter 2016
August 2016
Second quarter 2016 shines: Second-best fundraising quarter going back to at least 2013
Staying in the 40's: 41 new investment funds were launched during second quarter 2016
May 2016
Tipping point? Or merely a bump in the road?: Significantly less capital raised in first quarter 2016 than in 2015
Mirroring the past: 47 new investment funds were launched during first quarter 2016
February 2016
2015 breaks $100 billion barrier: less capital raised in Q4/15, but it's enough
Starting strong, ending strong: number of funds launched rises at the end of 2015
November 2015
Impulse equals momentum change: Third quarter numbers at lowest point since third quarter 2014
Deja vu all over again: 33 new investment funds were launched during third quarter 2015
August 2015
Hot Start, big numbers: 2Q data has 2015 on track for record-setting year
Repeat offender: 36 new investment funds were launched during second quarter 2015
May 2015
Setting the bar: First quarter sets highest fundraising volume since third quarter 2008
Starting strong: 43 new investment funds were launched during first quarter 2015
April 2015
2015 is looking a lot like 2014
March 2015
Looking back: an analysis of fundraising activity and trends in North America, Europe and Asia over the past three years
Latin America loses its lustre: long-term investors remain, but others looking elsewhere
Hilton sells Sydney hotel to Chinese company
February 2015
Movin' on up: Mega-fund closings push 2014 total to six-year high
Rounding out the year: 42 new investment funds were launched during fourth quarter 2014
January 2015
The top of the year: a look at the first three quarters of 2014
December 2014
Looking back can sometimes be a good thing: a look back at the past few years as we round out 2014
The rollercoaster that is Asia: a closer look at year-to-date 2014 and the past 12 months in the Asia Pacific funds market
November 2014
Up but down: third-quarter fund totals are up from the previous quarter, but down compared to last year
New funds keep the trend going: 18 out of 31 new funds target the United States
October 2014
It's getting hot, hot, hot: Fundraising market sizzles as year-end activity heats up
Up, up and away: A closer look at year-to-date 2014 and the past 12 months in the North American funds market
September 2014
Singular focus, specialized expertise
Europe is on a roll in 2014
August 2014
Second Quarter: Investors go big
New funds focus on U.S. and Europe: 34 funds debut in the second quarter
May 2014
First Quarter: 2014 fundraising off to a great start
The menu of investment options continues to expand: 48 new funds debut in the first quarter
February 2014
Fourth Quarter: Only 23 private equity real estate funds recorded final closings during fourth quarter 2013.
Managers launch 41 new funds in fourth quarter: new offerings primarily target United States and Europe
October 2013
Third Quarter: Third quarter fundraising activity totaled $20.7 billion, the highest volume since fourth quarter 2012 when investment managers raised $24.9 billion.
New funds rollercoaster continues: up and down we go as investment managers launch 40 new funds during third quarter
August 2013
Second Quarter 2013: During the second quarter, 31 private equity real estate funds wrapped up their marketing efforts, raising a total of $14.9 billion, according to Institutional Real Estate FundTracker.
May 2013
First Quarter 2013: During the first three months of the year, 21 real estate funds announced final closings, with an aggregate equity haul of $7.6 billion, according to Institutional Real Estate FundTracker.
February 2013
Fourth Quarter 2012: Investment managers around the globe successfully closed fundraising on 86 real estate funds in 2012, raising $56.9 billion, according to Institutional Real Estate FundTracker.
November 2012
Third Quarter 2012: Several large investment funds closed during third quarter 2012, pushing fundraising totals to $11.3 billion for the period, according to Institutional Real Estate FundTracker.
August 2012
Second Quarter 2012: Fundraising activity in second quarter 2012 produced another lackluster performance as 16 real estate funds announced final closings raising an aggregate of $7.6 billion, according to Institutional Real Estate FundTracker.
May 2012
First Quarter 2012: During the first quarter 2012, 17 real estate funds announced final closings, with an aggregate equity haul of $9.7 billion, according to Institutional Real Estate FundTracker.
February 2012
Fourth Quarter 2011: Fund raising in the private equity real estate space remained challenging in 2011, but investment managers did see a slight uptick compared with 2010 totals.
November 2011
Third Quarter 2011: While most fund-raisers continue to traverse a rocky road, there was an uptick in the amount of capital raised for private equity real estate funds during third quarter 2011.
August 2011
Second Quarter 2011: Investors' capital commitments to private equity real estate funds continue to move at a sluggish pace. During the second quarter 2011, 11 funds announced final closings, raising slightly more than $10.3 billion.
May 2011
First Quarter 2011: Investors' new commitments to private equity real estate funds remained sluggish in the first quarter 2011, but fund-raising activity did pick up from anemic levels recorded in the second half of 2010.
February 2011
Fourth Quarter 2010: Despite the quarterly record low of $3 billion of announced private equity real estate fund closings during the final three months of the year, the 2010 12-month figure of $45.3 billion eclipsed the 2009 total of $41.7 billion.
November 2010
Third Quarter 2010: Through the first nine months of the year, FundTracker has logged 52 fund closings that raised a total of $39.8 billion.
August 2010
Second Quarter 2010: While only 42 funds announced closings during the first six months of the year
May 2010
First Quarter 2010: While the fund-raising environment is still challenging, 18 funds totaling more than $15.5 billion closed during the first quarter 2010, according to Institutional Real Estate FundTracker.
February 2010
Fourth Quarter 2009: Market conditions produced tepid fund-raising activity in the fourth quarter, as well as a limited number of fund closings in 2009.
November 2009
Third Quarter 2009: Capital-raising efforts for private equity real estate funds sank to a six-year low in the third quarter 2009.
August 2009
Second Quarter 2009: The publication includes details and analysis of second quarter fund-raising activity and highlights more than 150 investment funds currently seeking to raise capital.
May 2009
First Quarter 2009: The publication includes details and analysis of first quarter fund-raising activity and highlights more than 160 investment funds currently seeking to raise capital.
February 2009
Fourth Quarter 2008: Private equity real estate fund-raising activity dropped precipitously in the fourth quarter, although the 12-month dollar volume of $134.9 billion was on par with the 2007 total.