CBRE is a global leader and independent placement agent for real estate and real assets such as infrastructure. We provide unique, integrated real estate services through our globally positioned teams. Our skilled and experienced employees are second to none when it comes to being rooted in and part of a network in the relevant markets. In addition, we offer a European trading platform for secondary transactions that occupies a leading position in the market.
Successful institutional real estate capital investment lives and breathes first and foremost from access to the investment product itself, to successful managers, the right investment strategy and smooth administration. The precise dovetailing of these key factors for success, along with the satisfaction of investors and managers, has formed the linchpin of our activities for many years.
Equity placement for investors
CBRE supports investors in a purposeful and needs-oriented manner in achieving their investment targets. We develop risk-adjusted investment solutions that factor in economic cycles and find high-return investment opportunities about which we are regularly informed through our global network.
Above average value added and performance contribution can only be generated by specialized managers with active value creation competence and a disciplined approach to investment in accordance with the respective strategy. At the same time, the relevant manager platform must be in a position to accommodate the requirements of institutional investors based on its structure and procedures. We maintain regular contact with hundreds of managers through the global CBRE network. CBRE specializes in implementing this selection, in preliminary assessment and consultancy, along with implementing the objective and minimizing the investment risk for investors. Our competitive strength is based on close and intensive cooperation with CBRE Capital Market experts who enable us to forge a link between the investment strategy and current transactions, as well as on sound analyses obtained from our world-class leading research. We are therefore optimally informed about future investment trends at an early stage, which allows us to realize completely new, innovative topics in the market.
CBRE offers a broad strategy and product spectrum from core to opportunistic. We have long-standing experience in project works with different constellations of investors and investment structure such as investor clubs, joint venture or recapitalizations.
Together with the managers, cutting-edge administration platforms in the market and highly qualified consultants specialised in regulatory, legal and tax-related aspects, we design effective investment structures with state-of-the-art governance.
CBRE boasts a broad spectrum of strategies and products, ranging from core right through to opportunistic. We are skilled in applying an array of different solution models, such as investor clubs, joint ventures or recapitalisations.
Equity placement for fund and asset managers
We offer fund and asset managers a holistic approach to consultancy, with option of precisely combining its service components in modular form to suit the situation at hand.
This approach enables us to guide our customers quickly and efficiently towards achieving their goals. CBRE provides top notch consultancy:
- in strategic positioning designed to achieve corporate goals
- in the development of investment products in line with demand, where we integrate our outstanding abilities regarding strategy, market research, and secondary market intelligence
- in the optimization and design of investor-compatible investment structures, taking account of regulatory, investment- and tax-related provisions
- in the development of target-oriented, efficient placement strategies
- in the development and design of leading marketing formats alongside professional project management during the placement process
- in drawing up financial and fund business plans
- with support during the negotiation process between contractual parties
- in the efficient support of due diligence processes on behalf of potential investors.
Our value added
CBRE excels through its first-rate global access to institutional investors and managers, with a team of more than 60 Equity Placement professionals in 13 global locations that manages and controls the process. We have very experienced real estate and financial specialists who work in an interdisciplinary fashion. Our consultants have long standing and successful track records. The equity capital volume we have placed through primary and secondary transactions amounts to a good €14 billion in total.
We owe our strong reputation not least to transparent and proven project processes as well as to effective project management. Our in-depth understanding of the world of institutional real estate investment that is anchored in the experience of our team members as investment and fund managers, along with structural and investment consultants, is also compelling for our clients. They unite sound real estate market know-how with outstanding competence in financial modelling as well as market leadership in their expertise in real estate secondaries with extensive project management experience.
Our consultants would be happy to help you with any questions you may have and advise you.