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February 17, 2009 No Comments Author: Andy Jones

Real Estate Investors – Financial Securities

A real estate investment firm is categorized as having an investment interest in “financial securities” if the firm makes equity and/or debt investments in financial securities backed by real estate assets. Common examples of this would be collateralized debt obligations and mortgage-backed securities. tracks institutional real estate investors, primarily in the United States, by location and specific investment focus.

December 13, 2008 No Comments Author: Andy Jones

Qualifying Firms to Include in the Database

We are very particular about the firms that we choose to include in the database. At the end of the day, we need some assurance that these firms will in fact go to the closing table for those opportunities of interest. Consequently, we only include those private equity firms that either have committed capital or that are actively closing deals in the marketplace (preferably recently). Because of this, the firms in our research database are somewhat pre-filtered for you, such that you do not waste time contacting firms that simply do not close deals.