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Investments

Value in emerging markets equities, but concentrated

Schroders’ Johanna Kyrklund, head of multi-asset investments, and Urs Duss, fund manager, multi-asset, give their views on emerging market equities… »


Scaffolding

BlackRock Real Estate and Bericote partner for new development in Essex

BlackRock Real Estate and development partner Bericote have started building three speculative units at Tower Thurrock in West Thurrock, Essex. »


Dollars

Palladium Equity Partners closes Palladium Equity Partners IV at USD1.14bn

Palladium Equity Partners has held the final closing of Palladium Equity Partners IV (PEP IV) at USD1.14 billion, including the commitment of the fund's general partner. »


Risk

‘Risk off’ to ‘risk on’ change underway as investment sentiment improves, says M&G Real Estate

Investor attitudes to risk have improved significantly over the past 12 months, fuelling strong investment and real estate transaction volumes at a five-year high, according to fund manager M&G Real Estate. »


Shopping bags

UK shopping centre development hits four-year high

UK shopping centre development hit a four-year high last year, but subdued activity is expected in 2014 and 2015 as the market continues to recover from the economic downturn, according to Cushman & Wakefield. »


We have moved

NASDAQ OMX expands London presence

The NASDAQ OMX Group has expanded its London business to new, larger premises. »


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Demand for London luxury serviced offices remains strong

Landmark Plc, a provider of luxury serviced offices in London, has achieved a client retention rate of 92 per cent across its portfolio. »


House and money

Double-digit growth in US and UK drives global real estate performance, says IPD

The IPD Global Annual Property Index recorded a total return of 8.3 per cent for 2013, driven by double-digit growth in the US and UK and reinforced by good performance in commodity-rich Australia, Canada and South Africa.  »


UK flag

Unlisted UK real estate fund returns stay strong at 2.9 per cent in Q1 2014

Unlisted real estate funds returned 2.9 per cent for the three months to March 2014, falling back somewhat compared to 4.1 per cent for the last quarter of 2013. »


Shopping bags

Carrefour teams up with international investors to launch CARMILA

Carrefour has partnered with a group of international investors to establish CARMILA, a company that will focus on revitalising shopping centres anchored to Carrefour hypermarkets in Europe. »


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