Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
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REITS continue to be hot as first quarter flows top $4B
Sputtering equity market, lackluster bond returns continue to drive investors.
Advisers warming to real assets as stock market volatility picks up
Real estate, REITS and MLPs are increasingly on advisers' radar screen, but a new study finds allocations in just one of five portfolios. Jeff Benjamin explains.
Nontraded business development company plans to list on NYSE on April 16
Following through on earlier announcements, the $4.5 billion FS Investment Corp. said Tuesday that it would list on the New York Stock Exchange April 16. It will trade under the ticker FSIC. In February, the nontraded business development company said that it intended to list its shares this
Schorsch plans liquidity events for two more REITs
Nicholas Schorsch, chief executive of American Realty Capital, this month plans to list shares of two more of the company's nontraded real estate investment trusts, saying the market is 'primed' for real estate offerings.
CommonWealth REIT removes full board of trustees
A special meeting to elect a new board will be called on or before May 23, according to a statement by the Newton, Mass., real estate investment trust.
Inland American offers limited liquidity event through tender offer
Inland American offers shareholders a way to cash out, but place limits on the buyback and values shares at no more than $6.50 a share.
Securities America focus of second state nontraded-REIT inquiry
B-D that was part of Massachusetts settlement is now facing questions from Pennsylvania
Schorsch's stock rising
Shares of company nontraded REIT czar is using to build a B-D empire have more than doubled since beginning of December .
Nontraded REITs want delay in Finra's proposed disclosure rule
Nontraded REIT industry backs Finra's proposed disclosure rule but wants implementation pushed out to late 2015.
Schorsch spins off new listed REIT to squeeze out more value
American Realty Capital Centers will concentrate on multitenant shopping centers.
Schorsch's RCS Capital hires due-diligence analysts for alternatives, nontraded REITs
RCS Capital continues to expand its reach into financial services, hiring Todd Snyder and John Kearney, widely considered the top due-diligence analysts for alternative investments and nontraded REITs.
REIT firm KBS battling Schorsch's American Realty Capital over claim of trade secret theft
Nicholas Schorsch's American Realty Capital Advisors and rival nontraded-REIT sponsor KBS Capital Advisors are locked in a legal battle over proprietary information and trade secrets. Bruce Kelly reports.
Tale of two troubled REITs
Inland Real Estate Investment Corp. is no longer the force in the industry that it once was, resulting in the rise and fall of two of their biggest REITs: Inland American Real Estate Trust and Retail Properties of America ( RPAI ), formerly Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust. Our senior
Bad Apple: REITs fined $1.5 million for disclosure violations
A series of nontraded real estate investment trusts called the Apple REITs failed to make a number of key disclosures to investors in the years after the credit crisis, resulting in $1.5 million in civil fines issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Apple REITs failed to value the
With business booming, Schorsch's RCS Capital eyes further growth
Nick Schorsch's RCS Capital is building the second-largest independent broker-dealer network — 9,000 registered reps and financial advisers — through several acquisitions it announced last year.
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February 27, 2014