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Meghan Morris

Meghan Morris is the senior Americas reporter for PEI Media’s private markets real estate title PERE. Based in New York, Meghan covers news and trends in the private equity real estate industry and is responsible for PERE’s social media engagement. She has previously written for Bloomberg, Crain’s Chicago Business and various business-to-business publications. Meghan received undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Oklahoma Police pension head fired after embezzlement accusations

The $2.5bn pension system’s executive director allegedly arranged ‘for impromptu meetings with investment firms to justify travel expenses.'

Behind the scenes of a GP-led restructuring

Two Goodwin lawyers explain how a recent transaction unfolded.

Adding CDOs to the c-suite

Forward-thinking firms searching for chief data officers will encounter a tough hiring market, but the competition is worth it.

Blackstone’s Gray: firm puts ‘premium on succession’

The firm elevated Jon Gray to president and named two New York-based co-heads to take his place.

Cryptocurrency-enabled RE fund launches in US

The blockchain-run private equity real estate fund is understood to be one of the first such vehicles to hit the market, according to the fund sponsor’s chief executive.

How to make partner at Blackstone

The process involves partner recommendations and a review from the top brass on commercial contributions, leadership and more.

Seven issues to watch during US tax reform

The House of Representatives unveiled a tax bill that is expected to undergo significant changes in the months to come. Private equity real estate executives are monitoring the reform process in the following seven areas.

USAA case likely to be a 'one-off'

The investment manager is being sued for allegedly withholding payment to a placement agent, putting its market reputation at risk.

Dallas lawsuit against Townsend ‘is a one-off’

The pension’s litigation against Cleveland-based advisory and investment firm Townsend is unlikely to spark a trend.

Dallas Police and Fire sues Townsend for RE losses

The $2.1bn pension system alleges the real estate consultant’s actions caused it to lose $580m.

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