The new year began with an influx of capital into real estate and infrastructure strategies as investors seek to build out private real estate programs as a shift to markets with less correlation to the stock market continues.
In total, $2.9 billion in investor capital inflows were tracked by Alternatives Watch in January, of which $1.2 billion went to real estate and infrastructure investments and $1.4 billion to private equity. Credit strategies, such as direct lending lagged at roughly $300 million although public pension funds are preparing large shifts to the asset . . .