REITs and brokers jump into equity markets despite symptoms of late cycle CRE

Commercial brokerage firm Cushman & Wakefield closed an initial public offering on Thursday, becoming the latest real estate firm to go public this year as many mull how to make the best of a market that is still delivering substantial returns, but showing a few signs of wobbling.

  • By Alexander Saeedy
  • 02 Aug 2018

C&W raised $765m with the IPO, with shares in the company jumping as much as 7% from their initial offering price of $17 as they traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

The firm said it will use the proceeds from the IPO to pay down some of ...

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