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FM Global breaks ground on SGD80m loss prevention training and operations centre in Singapore

Mon, 22/08/2016 - 10:00

Commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global has broken ground on the construction of a new loss prevention training and operations centre located in the Singapore Science Park, a research, development and technology hub in Singapore.  »

Jernigan Capital invests in Atlanta MSA development

Mon, 22/08/2016 - 08:33

Jernigan Capital has closed a USD8.8 million development investment in Johns Creek, Georgia, a submarket in the Atlanta MSA. »

Infrastructure fundraising market dominated by USD1bn Club investors and fund managers

Infrastructure fundraising market dominated by USD1bn Club investors and fund managers

Mon, 22/08/2016 - 08:17

The USD1bn Club of infrastructure investors, a group of 69 institutional investors that have allocated USD1 billion or more to the asset class, have become dominant players in the infrastucture fundraising market, according to research by Preqin. »

OMAM completes investment in Landmark Partners

Fri, 19/08/2016 - 09:28

OM Asset Management (OMAM) has completed its investment in Landmark Partners, a secondary private equity, real estate and real asset investment firm. »

M&G Real Estate invests EUR190m in European commercial property acquisitions

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 13:16

M&G Real Estate has invested another EUR190 million in European commercial property in Paris, Barcelona and Copenhagen. The acquisitions were made on behalf of the M&G Real Estate's core European property strategy, managed by David Jackson and Simon Ellis, and come on the back of a deal – announced in February – between the strategy and The M&G European Secured Property Income Fund. »

Rentplus secures further GBP20 million of investment

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 13:00

Having recently announced GBP70 million in long-term funding, rent-to-buy specialist Rentplus has secured a further GBP20 million from Crestline Investors to expand its nationwide pipeline of delivering affordable homes. »

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L&G backs first US infrastructure deal

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 09:12

Legal & General has agreed its first infrastructure transaction in the US as part of a strategy to target real asset deals which provide high quality long-term returns to match pension liabilities. »

First Capital to make strategic investment in Provasi Capital

Tue, 16/08/2016 - 07:00

First Capital Real Estate Investments is to make a strategic investment in the parent company of Provasi Capital Partners. »

Praxis to launch The Airfields mixed-use development in September

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 15:12

Praxis and the Welsh Government are delivering the first phase of the central spine road, a precursor to the launch of Praxis’ Airfields development, the largest private sector-led development in North Wales. »

HIG Capital completes office building investment in France

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 07:06

An affiliate of HIG Capital has completed an investment in an office building asset located in the 17th Arrondissement of Paris. »

NAS Invest opens office in Frankfurt and invests across Germany

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 10:43

NAS Invest, the Berlin-based property investor and asset manager, is expanding its German footprint with the opening of a new office in Frankfurt. »

PensionDanmark to invest in another biomass-fired CHP plant

PensionDanmark to invest in another biomass-fired CHP plant

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 07:18

Copenhagen Infrastructure II, a fund under Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has teamed up with Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC) to acquire the Kent biomass-fired combined heat and power (CHP) plant project. »

Mubadala to acquire 20 per cent stake in Investcorp

Thu, 28/07/2016 - 13:38

Mubadala Development Company, the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company, is to acquire a 20 per cent interest in alternative investments specialist Investcorp. »

Palatine backs affordable housebuilder in GBP65m deal

Mon, 25/07/2016 - 10:10

Palatine Private Equity has invested in Westleigh Partnerships, a provider of affordable residential property, in a deal worth GBP65 million. »

Washington Trust provides USD3.1m financing for Walgreens Pharmacy in Connecticut

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 09:04

Washington Trust’s commercial real estate group has provided USD3.1 million to 2920 Berlin Turnpike for the refinancing of a 14,490 square-foot Walgreens Pharmacy in Newington, Connecticut. »

Stafford and Rural Homes in GBP50m funding deal with M&G Investments

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 08:57

Stafford and Rural Homes (SARH), a provider of quality affordable homes across Stafford and the surrounding rural communities, has borrowed GBP50 million in a long term financing deal from M&G Investments. »

PiP completes first debt investment

PiP completes first debt investment

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 08:51

Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP), an infrastructure investment manager established for pension schemes to facilitate long-term investment into UK infrastructure, has provided GBP27.5 million of inflation-linked debt financing to refinance a portfolio of 2,366 rooftop solar assets being arranged by Novatio Capital. »

McLaren and PMG achieve financial close for Cardiff University student accommodation project

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 08:42

McLaren Property, the UK focused real estate developer and investor, and PMG Group, the Welsh property developer, have secured development and investment finance for a 355 bed Cardiff University student accommodation scheme. »

Dutch pensions to make EUR60m impact investment in Amsterdam’s Red Light District

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 08:11

Amsterdam’s efforts to regenerate the oldest part of the city centre that includes the “Red Light District,” an area known for its sex and drugs trade, have received a EUR60 million boost following investment by two Dutch pension funds advised by institutional property manager Syntrus Achmea Real Estate & Finance. »

ING acts as sole lender and MLA for EUR 41.3m loan to Gli Orsi Shopping Centre

Wed, 13/07/2016 - 08:47

ING Real Estate Finance Italy has provided EUR41.3 million financing to Gli Orsi Shopping Centre 1 Srl, which owns a 27,427.5 sq m GLA retail centre located in Biella, in the Piedmont region. »

JTC client bucks Brexit trend with major London real estate transaction

Tue, 12/07/2016 - 12:45

JTC Group has provided structuring and financial administration services in relation to a GBP320 million development financing deal in London, bucking the recent trend for doom and gloom in the real estate market post the Brexit vote. »

GBP1.2m acquisition finance package shows market is alive and well, says Avamore Capital

Wed, 06/07/2016 - 12:45

Avamore Capital, a provider of short term finance for property developers and investors, has closed a GBP1.2 million loan facility for Magna Group to enable them to acquire an existing office building in Godalming, Surrey. »

Chinese insurance industry will invest USD73 billion in global real estate bonanza by 2019

Tue, 24/11/2015 - 16:23

Overseas real estate investment from the Chinese insurance industry is predicted to grow sharply in the next few years with USD73 billion expected to be allocated globally by 2019, according to a research report by Cushman & Wakefield. »

Hermes and CPPIB get green light for South Bank Central

Tue, 24/11/2015 - 09:28

Hermes Investment Management and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) have been given the green light by Southwark Council for the commercial elements of South Bank Central. »

Lancashire County Pension Fund chooses Kames for healthcare property

Lancashire County Pension Fund chooses Kames for healthcare property

Tue, 24/11/2015 - 09:19

Kames Capital has secured a GBP25 million investment into the Kames Target Healthcare Property Unit Trust from Lancashire County Pension Fund. »

HIG Capital makes fourth real estate investment in Italy

Mon, 23/11/2015 - 16:19

HIG Capital has invested through an Italian securitisation in a portfolio of non-performing loans backed by a mixture of residential and commercial real estate, predominantly in the regions of Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Tuscany in Northern Italy. »

Aquila Capital launches new strategy to invest in the Spanish residential property market

Thu, 19/11/2015 - 11:10

Alternative asset manager Aquila Capital has launched a new investment strategy for institutional investors aimed at reinvigorating the Spanish residential property market. »

BlueRock Fund to invest EUR40m in acquisition and renovation of Berlin residential buildings

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 14:52

BlueRock Fund, a real estate investment fund, domiciled in Gibraltar and fully regulated by the Gibraltar and Luxembourg authorities and AIFMD compliant, is investing EUR40 million in acquisition of residential buildings in Berlin.  »

BGF completes first investment in Northern Ireland

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 14:51

Business Growth Fund (BGF) has completed its first investment in Northern Ireland, in a deal led by BGF’s growing team of investors based in Leeds. »

Rocket Investments secures GBP240m development facility for The Atlas Building at Old Street

Fri, 13/11/2015 - 15:25

Private property development and investment management company Rocket Investments has secured a GBP240 million loan facility to finance the development of The Atlas Building, its mixed-use development on City Road, London EC1. »

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