News & Research

Any inquiries from the press should be directed to:


Evan Pickering
Vice President
(310) 996-8755
epickering@paladinrp.com

Latin Private Equity Journal: Why Paladin Realty is Focused on Middle-Income Housing

LREJ-1Global investors seeking high returns face a myriad of challenges today, particularly in the U.S., Europe and other developed markets. Distress opportunities are harder to find. Assets are priced richly in most regions as an over-abundance of capital chases an increasingly limited number of attractive deals. Underwriting assumptions often assume strong market recoveries, stable interest rates and that exogenous shocks are behind us. High leverage is often required to “make the numbers work.”

By contrast, you have a compelling macro story in Latin America compared to other regions in the world with attractive demographics fueling steady economic growth and a growing middle-class, as well as regional…

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Paladin Realty Announces Palamar II Homebuilding Platform

Palamar_IIPaladin Realty Partners, LLC, a leading real estate investment fund manager focused on Latin America, announced today that it has completed an equity investment in the newly created homebuilding joint venture called “Palamar II.” This is the firm’s second partnership with local operating partner Abramar that is focused on developing for-sale housing targeting low-income homebuyers in the southern state of Santa Catarina, Brazil…

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Paladin Realty Promotes Senior Partners to CIO and COO

fred-RandallPaladin Realty Partners, LLC, a leading real estate investment fund manager in Latin America, announced today that Frederick Gortner has been named Chief Operating Officer and Randall Loker has been named Chief Investment Officer for the firm.  The appointment of the two veteran executives to these newly-created positions occur as the growth of Paladin Realty’s Latin America investment business is accelerating — with the firm currently investing its fourth pan-regional fund. The firm has been expanding its organizational…

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Paladin Realty 2014 Latin America Outlook (TIREL March 2014)

Latin America Globe 3Recently, Geoffrey Dohrmann, publisher and editor-in-chief of The Institutional Real Estate Letter – Americas, spoke with Fred Gortner and Andrew Cummins of Paladin Realty.  The following is an excerpt of that conversation. Tell me briefly about your firm and your experience in Latin America. Fred Gortner: When we founded Paladin Realty in 1995, the firm was initially focused on opportunistic investments in the United States. Early on, we became…

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Paladin Realty Hires Daniel Takase as Investment Director in its Brazil Office

DTakasePaladin Realty Partners, LLC, a leading real estate investment fund manager focused on Latin America, announced today that seasoned Brazilian real estate executive, Daniel Takase, has joined the company as an Investment Director based in its São Paulo office. Mr. Takase will be responsible for originating and managing new investments, as well as augmenting the firm’s direct development capabilities in Brazil. Prior to joining Paladin Realty, Mr. Takase worked for Fibra Experts, a large Brazilian real estate investment and development company, where he was responsible for new business development…

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Paladin Realty Announces Vivienda PC II Homebuilding Platform in Peru

Vivienda 1bPaladin Realty Partners, LLC, a leading real estate investment fund manager focused on Latin America, announced today that it has completed an equity investment in the newly created homebuilding joint venture called “Vivienda PC II”. This is the firm’s second partnership with Grupo Caral that is focused on developing for-sale housing targeting middle-income homebuyers in Lima, Peru and other large cities in the country. The venture will initially be capitalized with $16 million of equity and is expected to develop projects with a total projected sales value of $75 million…

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Paladin Realty Announces Tucan III, Newest Peru Homebuilding Platform

Tucan (Peru)Paladin Realty Partners, LLC, a leading real estate investment fund manager focused on Latin America, today announced it has completed an equity investment in Tucan III, a newly created real estate development joint venture with longtime partner, CCIASAC. This new partnership, which will primarily target the development of for-sale middle-income…

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Paladin Realty Announces Latest Costa Rica Homebuilding Platform (GVL III)

GVLPaladin Realty Partners, LLC, a leading real estate investment fund manager focused on Latin America, today announced it has completed an equity investment in the newly created homebuilding joint venture GVL III. The $10 million partnership with CSC Management and Development, S.A. (CSC) plans to develop middle-income residential units in the San José, Costa Rica metropolitan area. This new investment was made by affiliates of Paladin Realty’s fourth institutional fund focused on Latin America, which closed earlier this year…

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Paladin Realty Announces Three Executive Promotions

GNarisawaPaladin Realty Partners, LLC, a leading real estate investment fund manager focused on Latin America, today announced three executive promotions. Gisele Narisawa has been named Vice President of Finance for Latin America, Patricio Diano has been named Vice President of Asset Management, and Juan Pilco has been named Vice President of Construction Management…

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Paladin Realty Announces A-PIMA II, Newest Brazil Homebuilding Venture

APIMAPaladin Realty Partners, LLC, a leading real estate investment fund manager focused on Latin America, today announced it has completed an investment in the newly created homebuilding joint venture A-PIMA II. The $60 million partnership with Construtora Altana plans to develop over 2,400 low and lower/middle income residential units in metropolitan São Paulo with total sales value of approximately $250 million. This new investment was made by affiliates of Paladin Realty’s fourth institutional fund focused on Latin America, which closed earlier this year and to which the board of the Overseas Private Investment Corp. last week announced the approval of a $100 million commitment…

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