Real estate secondaries transaction volume reaches $4b during 2013
An annual tally by Landmark Partners tracked $3.7 billion of closed transactions in the global market for secondary interests in real estate limited partnerships during 2013, representing the fifth straight year of record transaction volume.
The $3.7 billion of volume was amassed across 56 transactions, versus $2.6 billion of volume across 48 transactions in 2012. Approximately 53 percent of activity was concentrated in U.S. real estate partnerships, 31 percent in European real estate partnerships, 7 percent in Asian real estate partnerships, 6 percent in global real estate partnerships and 3 percent in Latin American real estate partnerships.
Landmark expects the growth trend in the real estate secondary market to continue as an expanding number of institutional limited partners and other market participants look to secondary transactions as an effective means to actively manage their private equ