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M&G Real Estate to fund London Fruit & Wool Exchange development

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Thu, 05/03/2015 - 15:00

M&G Real Estate has acquired The London Fruit & Wool Exchange building in Spitalfields from Exemplar for circa GBP55 million. ...Read more

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Guy Hands to headline Guernsey Funds Forum 2015

Thu, 05/03/2015 - 18:00

Guy Hands (pictured), Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited, will be the keynote speaker at the Guernsey Funds Forum 2015. »

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DeAWM acquires Norfolk House in central Manchester on behalf of new European fund

Thu, 05/03/2015 - 09:00

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) thas acquired Norfolk House, Norfolk Street in Manchester on behalf of its European Property Fund (EPF). »

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Institutional investors could be missing out on private rented sector opportunities, says IRE white paper

Thu, 05/03/2015 - 06:00

UK institutional investors are significantly underinvested in the fastest growing tenure and highest performing real estate asset class in the UK – the Private Rented Sector (PRS).  »

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JTC appoints new head of Fareham office

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 10:00

Independent corporate, fund and private client services provider JTC has appointed Will Cameron (pictured) in a Director role as the Head of the firm’s Fareham office »

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Green Courte appoints new COO and CTO

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 09:00

Private equity real estate firm Green Courte Partners has appointed David B Lentz as Chief Operating Officer and Steven S Gearhart as Chief Technology Officer.  »

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Target Advisers makes three new hires as business and assets expand

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 06:00

Target Advisers, an adviser and property management services provider to the healthcare investment sector, has made three new appointments to its Stirling headquarters. »

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Substance drives up interest in Guernsey

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 14:53

Dominic Wheatley (pictured), Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, explains why issues of substance are driving up interest among fund managers in the potential upside of relocating to Guernsey. »

Let’s Be Clear: Investor survey shows transparency improving in alternative investments—still work to be done

Let’s Be Clear: Investor survey shows transparency improving in alternative investments—still work to be done

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 14:08

Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. »

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Third Avenue promotes Dobratz to Co-Lead Portfolio Manager of Third Avenue Real Estate Value Fund

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 13:30

Third Avenue Management has promoted Ryan Dobratz, CFA, to Co-Lead Portfolio Manager of the Third Avenue Real Estate Value Fund (TAREX, TVRVX), effective 27 February, 2015.  »

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Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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India's central bank condones Modi's budget 

Craig Botham, Schroders

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 12:14

In a surprise move, the Reserve Bank of...»

Seek quality growth in ‘triple zero’ Europe

Andrew Parry, Hermes Investment Management

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 12:34

It is increasingly apparent that we now face...»

Indian budget is “eight out of ten”

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Mon, 02/03/2015 - 15:07

India’s latest budget scores “...»

How to pick winners in bond markets amid ‘ridiculous’ yields

Dave Roberts, Kames Capital

Sun, 01/03/2015 - 14:14

Fixed income markets have continued to...»

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