July 30, 2016

Funds managed and/or advised by Partners Group AG or its affiliates (“Partners Group”) formed a joint venture with affiliates of Spear Street Capital LLC (“Spear Street”) to acquire approximately 2.2 million square feet of office properties located in select suburban markets in Dallas, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Austin and Boston (the “Whetstone Por...

October 1, 2015

Affiliates of Northwood Investors LLC (“Northwood”) completed the acquisition of more than 87,000 square meters of office and industrial properties located in the Paris region and certain regional markets of France (the “Printemps Portfolio”) for €164 million. Formerly owned by STAM REI III, a property fund managed by affiliates of STAM Europe (“STA...

August 27, 2015

Sirius Fund I Grocery SCSp (the “Fund”) has been launched with a final closing reaching the hard cap of €100 million in equity. The Fund was oversubscribed. The Fund targets grocery store real estate investments in Finland and has to date already carried out 12 acquisitions, committing >80% of its capital. The deals are going to be announced separat...

February 14, 2015

An affiliate of the Finnish real estate investment manager Sirius Capital Partners (“Sirius”) has made an investment in Finland by acquiring grocery stores for a total investment volume of € 25 million.
“Finnish grocery stores is a segment where we have been active before and one that we think is very interesting at the moment”, says Patrick Gylli...

December 16, 2014


The New York-based private equity real estate firm also has made its first platform investment with the $1 billion acquisition of a UK fund manager and its assets.


Northwood Investors has closed on the purchase of Highcross Strategic Advisers, a UK-based fund manager, for an undisclosed amount. The transaction represents the first entit...

December 16, 2014

Northwood Investors LLC (“Northwood”) completed the acquisition of more than 7.1 million square feet of office and industrial properties located throughout the regional markets of the United Kingdom (the “Highcross Portfolio”) for £635 million by certain of its affiliates. Formerly owned by property funds managed by Highcross Strategic Advisers Limi...

June 2, 2014

After building a long track record in office, retail, industrial, multi-family and real estate debt, Brookfield Asset Management is embarking on a new frontier – hospitality. The Toronto-based alternative asset manager acquired Thayer Lodging Group for an undisclosed amount late last month, marking its first dedicated foray into the sector.

May 9, 2014

Preferred Equity Investment Made by JMP Group


Accord Group Holdings LLC, a provider of investment management and advisory services to the real estate private equity industry, announced today that it has received a preferred equity investment from JMP Group Inc., an investment banking and alternative asset management firm. Terms of the financing w...

March 13, 2014


The San Francisco-based private real estate firm, launched last year by ex-Presidio founders Jack Berquist and Desi Co, has combined with UK-based Lakestar Capital


Accord Group is merging its business with Lakestar Capital, a London-based real estate corporate finance and advisory firm. The combination comes one year after former Presid...

October 15, 2013


Accord Group, the San Francisco-based private equity real estate firm, recently launched by ex-Presidio founders Jack Berquist and Desi Co, has taken on its first mandates, including a club deal involving CalSTRS and a hotel-focused commingled fund.


Six months after officially forming Accord Group, former Presidio Partners founders Jack...

October 5, 2013

The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP), one of the world’s largest pension funds, is to develop a European logistics portfolio of more than €1bn in the next five years.
As revealed by Property Week (14.06.13), HOOPP has agreed with Verdion – formerly Helios Europe – to fund the development of logistics parks across Europe. The pair will work...

August 1, 2013


The San Francisco-based private equity real estate firm has gathered $460 million in equity to invest in distressed opportunities in the US housing sector, following a year-long fundraising period.


Encore Housing Opportunity Fund has held a final close for its second property fund, Encore Housing Opportunity Fund II, raising $460 millio...

March 12, 2013


Jack Berquist and Desi Co have left Macquarie Capital to form Accord Group, in partnership with former Mesirow executive Jeff Sobczynski.


Former Presidio Partners founders Jack Berquist and Desi Co have teamed with Mesirow Financial’s Jeff Sobczynski to start Accord Group, a private equity real estate firm that will focus on emerging inv...

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