The investment team from Presima, which manages two global real estate funds indexed against the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT indexes, discussed global real estate and capital markets trends in this Q-and-A. Their view on the industry: CMBS still is a risk, there won't be as much distressed trading as many had expected a year ago, REITs are better positioned to raise capital than private players, and most of the industry transactions are going to take place in Asia, especially Japan, and Australia.

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