Sovereign Wealth Fund Direct Real Estate Investing is Making a Comeback

Posted on 09/13/2021


Global sovereign wealth funds with large balance sheets are making a comeback in the real estate sector as inflation proliferates and central banks maintain support. Sovereign investors are funding platforms with real estate managers who have access to unique deal flow. For example, Mubadala Investment Company became engaged with Round Hill Capital on a Dutch Residential Investments strategy platform. This partnership will target some of the largest Dutch cities with a high number of young professionals and families looking to take their initial steps up the property ladder. Technology giants like Amazon.com, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, and Tencent Holdings Limited are creating demand for more datacenters, feeding the frenzy of internet growth and e-commerce habits. Another notable deal in 2021 is when a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) acquired a significant minority stake in southeast…

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