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US Real Estate Insights - Summer 2016

07/29/16

In “Top 25 Hotel Markets: Room for More Growth Remains”, Abhishek Jain discusses factors that have contributed to the robust performance in many markets, underperformance in others, and whether the recovery in the sector may have more room for growth given the current economic climate.

Hedge Fund, Meet Highway

07/26/16

New investments in infrastructure by private asset managers are changing the way the world plans and finances its cities, power systems, and transportation links. This article from strategy+business discusses how these infrastructure investments are the latest trend in investing.

Financial asset impairment: Overview of the FASB’s new guidance - Webcast replay

07/25/16

In this recorded webcast we discuss various aspects of the new standard, including the current expected credit loss model (CECL), and new guidance on debt investments, purchased credit-impaired assets, troubled debt restructurings, and beneficial interests.

ETFs: A roadmap to growth

07/19/16

The global ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) industry continues to experience rapid change, presenting both opportunities and challenges.

Banking & Capital Markets Deals Insights Q2 2016 Update

07/18/16

The Q2 2016 continued the trend of a slowdown in US Banking & Capital Markets deals. Deal volumes decreased as well as deal values. Read our full report to learn more.

10Minutes on hedge fund activism

07/13/16

No company is safe from hedge fund activism. Activists have massive assets under management, and they target companies of all sizes, in all industries. What can you do to get ahead of an activist situation?

SEC's business continuity plan proposed rule

07/11/16

Five key points from the SEC's business continuity plan proposed rule for investment advisers.

Consolidated Audit Trail: The CAT’s out of the bag

07/11/16

The Consolidated Audit Trail database will track all equities and options traded in the US.

To share or not to share: The single- vs. multi-dealer platform choice

06/30/16

As capital markets evolve, investment banks are rethinking their client-facing platform strategies.

2016 lease accounting survey

06/30/16

PwC and CBRE surveyed executives from organizations’ accounting, finance and real estate functions about actions they are considering to prepare for the new standards. Key findings from the survey, summarized here, reveal the challenges ahead and steps companies are taking now.