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EMEA syndicated real estate finance loan volumes for H1 2015 highest since H1 2008, says Dealogic

EMEA syndicated real estate finance loan volumes for H1 2015 highest since H1 2008, says Dealogic

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 07:42

The volume of EMEA syndicated real estate finance loans totalled EUR27.6 billion (75 deals) in H1 2015 – the highest first half volume since 2008, which had seen EUR23.8 billion (89 deals) – according to the second post-crisis set of league tables for syndicated commercial real estate (CRE) lending across EMEA, released by Dealogic.  »

LREC finances XXL real estate deal

LREC finances XXL real estate deal

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:18

Brunswick Real Estate has provided Pilängen Logistik AB, a company established by Pareto Securities AB, with senior financing via its debt financing arm Leimdörfer Real Estate Capital (LREC). »

Harworth secures consent for 375 homes in Doncaster

Harworth secures consent for 375 homes in Doncaster

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 07:17

Harworth Estates, the UK property regeneration company, has received outline planning consent for a development of up to 375 houses in the village of Edlington,  south west of Doncaster, South Yorkshire. »

Scarborough Muir Group gets green light for Aldi foodstore in Fife

Scarborough Muir Group gets green light for Aldi foodstore in Fife

Wed, 29/07/2015 - 13:50

Scarborough Muir Group Limited (SMG), a joint venture between Scarborough Group International and Muir Group, has received outline planning consent from Fife council to develop its four acre commercial development site in Dalgety Bay, Fife. »

Raiffeisen Bank International and Mariner Investment Group complete synthetic risk transfer of commercial real estate assets

Raiffeisen Bank International and Mariner Investment Group complete synthetic risk transfer of commercial real estate assets

Wed, 29/07/2015 - 09:21

Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) and Mariner Investment Group (Mariner) have signed an synthetic risk transfer transaction related to a EUR705 million loan portfolio composed predominately of seasoned commercial real estate loans and select corporate loans located in Austria and Germany. »

National Asset Services assumes management of Cincinnati office property

National Asset Services assumes management of Cincinnati office property

Wed, 29/07/2015 - 09:19

National Asset Services (NAS) has assumed asset management responsibilities for One Northlake Place (pictured), a Class-A, 177,000-square-foot office property located in North Cincinnati.  »

Galliard Homes agrees GBP125m deal with Lulu Group to create 5-star hotel at Great Scotland Yard

Galliard Homes agrees GBP125m deal with Lulu Group to create 5-star hotel at Great Scotland Yard

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 07:30

Galliard Homes has made an GBP110 million agreement with Abu Dhabi based retail, hospitality and property conglomerate Lulu Group International to create a bespoke 92,000 sq ft 5-star hotel within a magnificent refurbished Edwardian building at 1- 5 Great Scotland Yard.  »

Strutt & Parker teams up with Bayhead Advisers for new real estate finance service

Strutt & Parker teams up with Bayhead Advisers for new real estate finance service

Fri, 24/07/2015 - 14:06

Strutt & Parker has formed an alliance with Bayhead Advisers, an independent real estate capital advisory firm, to provide high-quality, combined real estate and financing advice to investors. »

SL Green signs Adidas to retail lease at 115 Spring Street in Manhattan

SL Green signs Adidas to retail lease at 115 Spring Street in Manhattan

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 07:48

SL Green Realty Corp has agreed a 10-year lease with Adidas at 115 Spring Street, a prime location in one of Manhattan’s strongest retail areas. The two-level 5,218 square foot space will be the new home of the sportswear company’s Originals boutique. »

Deutsche AWM disposes of three logistics assets

Deutsche AWM disposes of three logistics assets

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 07:51

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (Deutsche AWM) has disposed of three assets in Belvedere, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Coventry as it capitalises on a strong UK distribution sector. »

SEB Asset Management signs two leases for Frankfurt’s Westhafen Pier office complex

SEB Asset Management signs two leases for Frankfurt’s Westhafen Pier office complex

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 13:00

SEB Asset Management has gained two new tenants for the office complex at Rotfeder-Ring 1–13 in Frankfurt’s Westhafen district – innovation and technology consultants BTEXX Consulting and sports marketing company Infront Germany. »

Relaxing planning may boost house-building for short term wins, says The Land Trust

Relaxing planning may boost house-building for short term wins, says The Land Trust

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 11:25

The Land Trust welcomes the recent Government's announcement to speed up appropriate development, but is concerned that by relaxing the planning process on brownfield land, it removes the crucial decision making process to ensure that the use of land is appropriately balanced. »

Euros

ING finances Spanish warehouse portfolio for Axiare Patrimonio Socimi

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 13:52

ING Real Estate Finance has provided a bilateral seven-year, EUR 37.3 million term loan to Axiare Patrimonio Socimi SA at an LTV of 55 per cent. »

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Court Collaboration secures second Sutton Coldfield site

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 13:02

Property developer Court Collaboration has completed a deal to purchase 10 Digby Road, a site in the heart of Sutton Coldfield, which is to be transformed into seven high-end apartments in a project worth GBP4 million. »

Colonial Madrid

Colonial acquires central Madrid property

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 09:07

Colonial has closed a deal to purchase an office building in Príncipe de Vergara, 112, Madrid. »

Thomas Landschreiber

CORESTATE Capital develops 1,350 apartments in Vienna in a JV with Soravia Group[

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 14:30

CORESTATE Capital is teaming up with Soravia Group to develop four high-rises in Vienna for a total project volume of EUR 432 million. One of the buildings, 150 metres tall, will be the highest tower block in the German-speaking countries. »

Andrew Mathias

SL Green sells Tower 45 and forms SoHo JV with Invesco RE

Tue, 14/07/2015 - 07:38

SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE:SLG), an S&P 500 company and New York City's largest commercial property owner, has announced two transactions with an aggregate value of USD642.8 million. »

Lim Ming Yan

CapitaLand to scale up with target of six new funds

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 13:48

CapitaLand Limited’s wholly owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has entered into a 50:50 joint venture with Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) to set up a USD600 million (SGD809 million) serviced residence fund with an initial focus on the Asia Pacific and Europe regions.  »

Kevin Nowlan

Early lease surrender in Guild House, IFSC

Wed, 08/07/2015 - 14:09

Hibernia REIT has agreed terms with FBD Holdings (FBD) for the early surrender of FBD’s leasehold interest in Guild House, IFSC, for a cash payment to Hibernia of EUR8.8 million. »

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Sovereign Land secures four lettings at Willow Pace & Corby Town Shopping

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 10:35

Sovereign Land has signed leasing agreements with four new retail and food and beverage operators at the Willow Place & Corby Town Shopping in Northamptonshire.  »

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Staffordshire Housing Association agrees GBP22m funding deal with M&G Investments

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 14:44

Staffordshire Housing Association has borrowed GBP22 million in a long term financing deal from M&G Investments (M&G), a leading international investment manager. »

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GE Capital Franchise Finance provides CAD11m term loan for Holiday Inn at Winnipeg Airport

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 14:42

GE Capital, Canada has provided a CAD11 million term loan to AP2 Developments, the owner of the Holiday Inn at the Winnipeg Airport. The majority of the funds will to be used to refinance existing debt; the remainder will be used for working capital. »

Denmark

Leimdörfer advises on largest real estate deal in Denmark

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 12:00

Leimdörfer, part of Brunswick Real Estate, has advised on a deal which sees Denmark’s Novo A/S and TryghedsGruppen acquiring 49.2 per cent in Danish property company DADES with a gross asset value of DKK16.9 billion. »

Damien georges

Taliance names Hipercept as channel partner for North & South America

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 06:00

Taliance, an analytics software provider in the alternative investment marketplace, has selected Hipercept, to serve as its channel partner for North and South America. »

Investment

Tricadia Capital makes equity investment in CV Holdings

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 17:30

CV Holdings has entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement and an Investor Rights Agreement with an affiliate of Tricadia Capital Management in connection with the sale in a private placement of shares of newly created Non-Convertible Senior Preferred Stock shares of Common Stock of the Company.  »

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Empiric enters forward funding arrangement for Welsh Baptist Chapel site in Manchester

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 16:30

Empiric Student Property has entered into a forward funding development agreement with Xian Developments Manchester Limited to develop a 93-bed student accommodation scheme on the site of a Grade II listed, neo-gothic style former Welsh Baptist Chapel in Manchester. »

Florida

GE Capital provides USD72m to Landmark Healthcare Facilities for Florida medical complex

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 09:00

GE Capital’s Healthcare Financial Services (HFS) business has provided a first mortgage to Landmark Healthcare Facilities for a 210,000-square-foot outpatient medical complex in Jacksonville, Florida. »

announcement

MCR chooses Grosvenor Systems’ Propman

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 17:30

Property investment and development company, MCR Property Group is implementing Propman, the property management and integrated financial accounting software solution from Grosvenor Systems. »

Immobiliere Foch Sotheby's

Cap d'Agde gets first luxury gated community

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 13:49

Immobilière Foch Sotheby's International Realty has developed an American-style gated community of eleven luxury villas in Cap d'Agde.  »

announcement

Equity values, M&A, covenants focus of REIT market

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 17:30

Macroeconomic and property sector themes are expected to define REIT credit trends in the near-to-medium term, according to Fitch Ratings. That view was also reinforced during the most recent NAREIT conference.  »

features
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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Private equity fundraising through the first quarter is examined in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Private Equity, Q1 2015. ... »

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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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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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