Guernsey is No1 for non-UK LSE listings

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Fri, 23/01/2015 - 10:00

Guernsey has more non-UK entities listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) than any other jurisdiction globally, according to new figures from the market authority. ...Read more

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M&G Real Estate to fund 780,000 sq ft prime distribution development at Birch Coppice Business Park

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 17:30

M&G Real Estate is to fund the construction of a 777,929 sq ft distribution warehouse at Birch Coppice Business Park, Tamworth, from IM Properties Development Ltd. »

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Private equity – A competitive and sophisticated market

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 16:22

Preqin has launched its 2015 Preqin Global Alternatives Reports, revealing significant growth in assets held by private equity, hedge fund, private debt, real estate and infrastructure fund managers. Total industry assets now stand at USD6.91tn*, up from USD6.22tn as of this point last year. »

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Dune Real Estate Partners names Eric Calder as MD

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 13:30

Dune Real Estate Partners has promoted Eric Calder to Managing Director. Calder has also been appointed to the firm’s Investment Committee. »

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ECB QE programme to further boost real estate markets, says C&W

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 12:30

The ECB has taken markets somewhat by surprise with the scale of its quantitative easing (QE) programme. And according to Cushman & Wakefield’s (C&W) EMEA Capital Markets Team, this should help to consolidate recent bond yield and currency falls and hopefully pave the way for higher inflation expectations and also better GDP growth.  »

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Gaw Capital Partners advises Ping An Insurance on acquisition of Tower Place in London

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 09:00

Gaw Capital Partners, on behalf of Ping An Insurance has successfully acquired Tower Place, located in London's EC3 insurance district from Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management’s (DeAWM) real estate investment business. »

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INTERNOS sells remaining assets in GRP

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 06:00

INTERNOS Global Investors Limited has sold the remaining assets in the German Retail Partnership (GRP), a 55 asset German retail portfolio, to a Fund advised by MAM Advisory.  »

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M&G Real Estate to fund 480,800 sq ft of Midlands logistics development

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 19:00

M&G Real Estate is to fund the construction of 480,800 sq ft of new warehouses at Wilson Bowden’s Optimus Park, Leicestershire.  »

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Landmark Partners closes Landmark Equity Partners XV at USD3.25bn

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 18:00

Landmark Partners has held the final close os Landmark Equity Partners XV (LEP XV) with commitments of USD3.25 billion.  »

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Prologis completes 4.2mw solar project with LA DWP

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 17:30

Some 1.1 million sq ft of Prologis rooftop space will feed a combined 4.2 megawatts of power directly into the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) electrical grid as part of the utility's Feed-In Tariff (FiT) program.  »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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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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2015 a pivotal year for global markets

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 09:57

Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, believes that 2015 has all the hallmarks of a pivotal year for global financial markets. Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy, Standard Life Investments, comments… ... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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Guide to relocation 2014

Guide to Relocation 2014

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 10:53

The GFM Guide to Relocation 2014 draws together in one volume the key points covering the relocation of investment funds and managers to the following major jurisdictions – The Bahamas, BVI, Guernsey, Malta and Ticino... »

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European version of QE doesn’t disappoint

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Fri, 23/01/2015 - 12:46

Dawn Kendall, Investec Wealth &...»

Slowing China growth to prompt further stimulus

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Tue, 20/01/2015 - 13:25

Craig Botham, Emerging Markets Economist at...»

Switzerland’s challenge is Germany’s opportunity

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Fri, 16/01/2015 - 16:45

The eurozone could soon see full scale...»

Swiss euro peg decision is ‘bold’ move

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Fri, 16/01/2015 - 11:27

Sandra Holdsworth, fixed income manager at...»

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