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Deals and Transactions

Turner & Townsend wins construction contract at Durham University

Wed, 29/03/2017 - 10:32

Turner & Townsend has won the contract to provide turnkey services for two major construction projects at Durham University. »

M&G provides Rocket with GBP70m loan for 10 East Road

Wed, 29/03/2017 - 09:08

M&G Investments has completed a deal to provide GBP70 million whole loan financing over five years for Rocket Investments’ 10 East Road, Central London.  »

LendInvest and Pepper UK form partnership

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 13:37

LendInvest, the online mortgage lender, and Pepper UK, a loan servicing company, have formed a partnership. »

M&G Real Estate partners with Durkan to provide 206 new homes in East London

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 09:53

M&G Real Estate and Durkan, a developer and constructor of high quality housing projects across London and the Home Counties, have signed a GBP71.4 million deal to finance and build 206 new private rental homes on Chapel Road, Ilford. »

Mesa West Capital enters Nashville market

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 09:07

Mesa West Capital has made its first loan in the state of Tennessee, providing Chicago-based Magellan Development Group with USD88.3 million in first mortgage debt. »

LendInvest completes first loan syndication with Merseyside Pension Fund

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 09:16

Alternative property lender LendInvest has partnered with Merseyside Pension Fund to finance a loan secured against a development site in Canary Wharf. »

Architect appointed to deliver next phase of Newcastle regeneration

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 12:57

Legal & General Capital (LGC) has appointed international design practice Ryder Architecture to deliver the first of its grade A office buildings at Newcastle Science Central. »

Cushman & Wakefield signs exclusive affiliate agreement in Romania

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 10:49

Real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has signed an exclusive arrangement with DTZ Echinox as its affiliate in Romania.  »

Helios Towers Africa completes debut USD600m bond issue

Mon, 13/03/2017 - 14:44

Law firm Paul Hastings has represented Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Standard Bank and Standard Chartered Bank as initial purchasers of USD600 million of senior notes, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Standard Bank as coordinators and bookrunners and, with Standard Chartered Bank, as mandated lead arrangers on a USD60 million revolving credit facility for Helios Towers Africa. »

Eurofund Capital Partners and Logistics Capital Partners launch joint venture company

Fri, 10/03/2017 - 09:26

Logistics Capital Partners (LCP) and Eurofund Capital Partners have launched a joint venture company, Eurofund LCP, which will deliver new logistics and warehouse facilities across Spain and Portugal. »

Empiric agrees GBP10m unsecured term loan facility

Mon, 06/03/2017 - 10:45

Empiric Student Property has agreed an unsecured term loan facility of GBP10 million with First Commercial Bank, acting through its London branch. »

Clayton Euro Risk forms alliance with The Dutch Mortgage Consultants

Mon, 06/03/2017 - 10:21

Risk and due diligence company Clayton Euro Risk has formed an alliance with The Dutch Mortgage Consultants (TDMC) as part of its plans to grow its business in the Netherlands. »

Astarte and BlueLake form partnership

Thu, 02/03/2017 - 10:12

London-based alternatives investment manager Astarte Capital Partners has formed a partnership with BlueLake Associates, a Zug-based investment consultancy and asset allocation specialist. »

ING supports Savills IM with EUR72m term loan in Milan

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 13:23

ING Bank in Milan has closed a EUR72 million term loan with Boccaccio, an Italian real estate closed end fund managed by Savills Investment Management SGR.  »

Tritax agrees GBP90m fixed rate term loan facility

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 11:03

Tritax Big Box REIT has agreed a new long-term, interest only, fixed rate term loan facility of GBP90 million with PGIM Real Estate Finance, secured against a portfolio of three standing assets and one forward funded asset. »

Catella advises on MaxFast share issue

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 10:54

Catella’s corporate finance unit has acted as financial adviser and Catella Bank was bookrunner to MaxFast in connection with the company’s new issue of ordinary shares. »

Crosslane secures GBP6.75m refinancing of Bristol student property

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 09:39

Crosslane Property Advisor (Guernsey), part of the Crosslane Group, has advised the Victus European Student Accommodation Fund (VESAF) on the completion of the GBP6.75 million refinancing of the 133-bed student accommodation asset at Harbour Court, Bristol, owned by VESAF. »

TH Real Estate secures EUR470m debt financing on a portfolio of 10 assets

Mon, 27/02/2017 - 09:39

TH Real Estate has secured circa EUR470 million of debt financing jointly from ING and LBBW, secured on 10 assets on behalf of its Cityhold Office Partnership Fund (CHOP). »

Prologis and CBRE Global Investment Partners form UK logistics venture

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 09:27

Prologis and CBRE Global Investment Partners have formed the Prologis UK Logistics Venture (UKLV), which will pursue a develop-to-own strategy focusing on prime UK markets in the East and West Midlands, London and the South East. »

L&G appoints operational partner to deliver first BTR scheme

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 09:53

LGIM Real Assets has appointed urbanbubble, the residential property managing agent, to help deliver L&G’s first build-to-rent (BTR) scheme, The Slate Yard in Salford, which is due to open in early summer 2017. »

Partners Capital launches bridge lender Archway Fund

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 09:59

Los Angeles-based Partners Capital has established a joint venture with a US-based investment management firm to launch Archway Fund, a private bridge lender. »

Tony Ward, Clayton Euro Risk

Clayton Euro Risk and Lime Risk Agency launch insurance solutions for mortgage market

Mon, 20/02/2017 - 09:05

Clayton Euro Risk, a European provider of risk analysis on mortgage and asset finance, has joined forces with insurance provider Lime Risk Agency to offer clients insurance products aimed at mitigating mortgage and property risks. »

Hermes Real Estate Debt Strategy completes GBP29m loan to JV partnership for central London asset

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 13:06

Hermes Investment Management has completed a GBP29 million loan for its real estate debt strategy. Hermes Investment Management has provided senior financing to Thor Equities and Chenavari Investment Managers to fund the acquisition of 147-155 Wardour Street, London W1F. »

M&G Real Estate deploys EUR205m in Germany

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 10:52

M&G Real Estate, the real estate fund management arm of M&G Investments, has invested EUR205 million in the acquisition of two office buildings and a shopping centre in Germany.  »

ING acts as lead arranger of EUR30 million loan to Meyer Bergman in Milan


Thu, 16/02/2017 - 15:07

ING has acted as sole Mandated Lead Arranger of a EUR30 million four-year term loan to Meyer Bergman, for the acquisition of a strategically located retail platform in Milan’s mass market brand shopping street, Corso Buenos Aires. »

Inspired debuts Greater Manchester apartment scheme

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 15:05

Inspired Asset Management has purchased former office building, Sim Chem House, in Cheadle Hulme, Greater Manchester for GBP5 million.  »

LendInvest completes first official auction finance loan in five business days

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 14:37

LendInvest, the UK-based online mortgage lender, has completed its first official auction finance loan for a new customer purchasing a property at auction in Hertfordshire.  »

TH Real Estate and NEINVER secure EUR344m debt financing on five European outlet mall assets

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 14:34

TH Real Estate and NEINVER have secured circa EUR344 million of debt financing on behalf of the joint venture between NEINVER and TIAA. TH Real Estate is acting on behalf of the joint venture between TIAA and NEINVER. »

Delancey advises London Business School on major acquisitions

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 14:31

London Business School, one of the world’s leading business schools, has announced the acquisition of a major new building adjacent to their Sussex Place home on Regent’s Park, advised by real estate investment, development and advisory company Delancey. »

TH Real Estate closes over GBP375m loans in Q1 2017

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 10:59

TH Real Estate has kicked off 2017 with three senior loans in the UK, with an aggregate balance of over GBP375 million. »

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