The Real Deal New York

IPOs on the horizon: gauging the market after Carlyle, Realogy, Trulia went public

February 06, 2013 10:30AM
By C. J. Hughes

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Tony Malkin, president of Malkin Holdings

From the February issue: The market for initial public offerings by real estate companies was hot in 2012. Companies like the real estate website Trulia, the private equity firm the Carlyle Group and Realogy — the largest residential brokerage franchiser in the world and the owner of the Corcoran Group and Citi Habitats — all made headlines by issuing blockbuster IPOs. Indeed, it was a good time to turn to Wall Street to raise money from the public markets, as the above-mentioned companies did, or to continue to reap the rewards of cash infusions as a real estate investment trust, or REIT. [more]