Investors Scramble to “Cash In” on Housing

Investors of every ilk are rushing to take advantage of present real estate conditions, “buying up companies and assets in every part of the housing supply chain”, such as foreclosed homes, undeveloped land, home builders and building parts manufacturers, according to a report in CNN Money.

10 Ways a Private Equity Firm Can Tap the Power of Social Media

For those in the private equity fund sector, the idea of tapping the power of social media might feel like a better fit for other industries. But social media can’t be ignored. It’s just too powerful.

India’s Private Equity Investments Increased 69% in 2011

Investment in private equity in India rose by 69% in 2011, according to the private equity research company Venture Intelligence. 53 private equity transactions in India raked in $2.68 billion, up from $1.58 billion through 55 investments in 2010. Many of India’s developers are coming to prefer private equity investments because of the scarcity of

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Investcorp Acquires $120 Million in US Properties

Investcorp has announced the acquisition of Coral Palm Plaza shopping center in Coral Springs, Florida.  The joint venture with Lincoln Equities was valued at $120 million for the 135,672 square foot plaza. Built in 1986 and renovated in 2000, Coral Palm Plaza leases to a number of well-known retailers, including Buybuy Baby (a subsidiary of

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