Chicago Partner Jason DeJonker was quoted July 4 in Financial Times regarding a recent trend by private equity funds of targeting distressed real estate in anticipation of a cyclical market slowdown. According to DeJonker, property owners are currently experiencing financial strain due to declining retail and hotel property values. “As values of properties are declining, owners are finding it more difficult to finance properties and related projects,” he said. Click here to read the full article (subscription required).