PERE Research and Analytics’ monitoring shows 74 real estate debt funds in the market this month, seeking $36.8bn. There are three new entrants in the US. Cantor Fitzgerald is seeking $400m for its debut bridge loan fund, while Emerald Creek Capital has launched its fourth vehicle. Contrarian Capital, which targets distressed real estate debt, is looking to raise $450m for its third fund.
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