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 79 per cent of institutional investors globally invest in at least one alternative asset class

79 per cent of institutional investors globally invest in at least one alternative asset class

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 09:17

Research for Preqin’s latest Investor Outlook has found that four out of five institutional investors invest in at least one alternative asset class. »

AlphaCore sees increased demand for alternative investments

AlphaCore sees increased demand for alternative investments

Thu, 13/08/2015 - 14:29

AlphaCore Capital has seen an increased demand for investment advisory services that include alternatives as a core part of the portfolio allocation.  »

Mayfair Capital’s PITCH breaks through GBP400 million

Mayfair Capital’s PITCH breaks through GBP400 million

Fri, 07/08/2015 - 12:25

Mayfair Capital Investment Management’s flagship fund, The Property Income Trust for Charities (PITCH), has increased its investment portfolio to GBP404 million after completing three acquisitions, totalling GBP31.4 million. »

RealtyShares funds nearly USD22 million in Q2 2015

RealtyShares funds nearly USD22 million in Q2 2015

Thu, 06/08/2015 - 13:01

Online marketplace RealtyShares, funded nearly USD22 million in real estate investments during the second quarter of 2015 across more than 50 properties. »

Acis Group agrees GBP30m funding deal with M&G Investments

Acis Group agrees GBP30m funding deal with M&G Investments

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 15:14

Housing association Acis Group has borrowed GBP30 million from M&G Investments in a long-term financing deal. »

IO, Grosvenor and Quilvest close GBP120m industrial property vehicle

IO, Grosvenor and Quilvest close GBP120m industrial property vehicle

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:16

IO has closed a multi-let industrial property investment vehicle with the backing of Grosvenor, the privately owned property group, and Quilvest, an independent wealth manager and private equity investor. »

CBRE Clarion Securities live on Charles River IMS as a hosted service

CBRE Clarion Securities live on Charles River IMS as a hosted service

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:30

CBRE Clarion Securities, a registered investment advisory firm, is live on the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS) delivered as a hosted service.  »

SLI demonstrates confidence in UK regional property with investments of GBP18m

SLI demonstrates confidence in UK regional property with investments of GBP18m

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 13:51

The Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust has purchased a portfolio of three offices, plus a retail warehouse in cities across the UK representing a total investment of over GBP18 million, and bringing the trust’s overall portfolio to just over GBP300 million. »

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New waterfront development planned for Rosyth                 

Wed, 15/07/2015 - 14:19

Fife Council has taken a decision at its Executive Committee to support the principle of a mixed used development at Rosyth which will result in the creation of 3,500 new jobs and £500 million of investment.  »

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Private real estate fund managers have a record quarter of a trillion dollars in capital to invest

Fri, 03/07/2015 - 16:58

Firms managing closed-end private real estate funds have a record USD254 billion in dry powder available, up 37 per cent from the USD185 billion in December 2014, and representing the highest amount on record. »

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Catella establishes property investment management platform in Spain and Portugal

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 16:30

Catella is entering the property investment management business in Spain and Portugal in an initiative under the leadership of Javier Hortelano.  »

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The top 100 investors in infrastructure

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 12:40

In this extract from Preqin Infrastructure Spotlight – June 2015, Stephen Yates looks at the 100 largest institutional investors in infrastructure and the extent to which they influence the asset class, examining their make-up, investment preferences and future plans. »

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Tritax Big Box REIT forward funds Dunelm distribution warehouse

Mon, 08/06/2015 - 19:00

Tritax Big Box REIT has completed the land purchase and entered into contracts to provide forward funding for the development of a new distribution warehouse facility, pre-let in its entirety to Dunelm (Soft Furnishings) Ltd.  »

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L&G eyes up second PRS deal

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 17:00

Legal & General Capital (LGC) is close to securing its second investment in the UK build to rent market as part of its commitment to investing in the country’s private rented sector (PRS). »

NYC

EA Capital Group to acquire urban retail and mixed-use properties

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:00

Eli Simon and Adam Berns have founded EA Capital Group, a New York City-based investment firm that will target real estate investments in urban retail and mixed-use properties in emerging locations within primary markets and captive demand secondary markets. »

Atlanta

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Invests in Cheshire Bridge luxury apartment development in Atlanta

Wed, 03/06/2015 - 09:00

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT has invested in a joint venture to develop a Class A, 285-unit apartment property in Atlanta, Georgia, to be known as the Cheshire Bridge Apartments.  »

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Varro launches RealShares online real estate investment platform

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 21:00

Varro Hospitality’s RealShares online investment platform for individual investors has debuted and launched its first investment opportunity – the Urbana Varro Opportunity Fund II.  »

LaSalle ERAFP

LaSalle makes first acquisition for 10-year ERAFP mandate

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 21:30

LaSalle Investment Management has made its first investment on behalf of French public service additional pension scheme L’Etablissement de Retraite additionnelle de la Fonction publique (“ERAFP”) after it was awarded an extensive 10-year European investment mandate in Q1 2015. »

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North American institutional investors eyeing European property and infrastructure investments

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 17:00

North American institutions are planning long-term investments in foreign infrastructure and are pumping billions of pounds into Europe, according to a report from Armstrong International. »

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Bluerock Residential Growth REIT to invest in Class A 285-unit luxury apartment development project

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 09:00

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT (BRG) has approved an investment of approximately USD15.0 million in a joint venture to develop a Class A, 285-unit apartment community in Atlanta, Georgia, to be known as the Cheshire Bridge Apartments.  »

Mexico

Macquarie Mexican Infrastructure Fund completes additional investment in Mexico Tower Partners

Fri, 01/05/2015 - 10:30

Macquarie Mexican Infrastructure Trust I (MMIT I) (bmv:FIMMCK) today announced that  »

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MPC Capital steps up student housing investments

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 15:15

MPC Capital has substantially expanded the investment volume earmarked for its housing platform STAYTOO (www.staytoo.de).  »

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EarlyShares launches USD5m mortgage pool fund investment opportunity sponsored by Inspire Capital

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 09:00

EarlyShares has launched a new investment opportunity in a private mortgage pool fund. Inspire Investment Fund I features an 8 per cent preferred return and projected overall investor returns of 10-13 per cent. »

Africa

First property crowdfunding platform for Sub-Saharan Africa launches

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 20:00

New platform Realty Africa will soon start offering investors from all over the world the opportunity to invest in the growth and development of Sub-Saharan Africa.  »

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Estuary Housing Association plans 400 East London homes following GBP40m M&G funding deal

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 18:00

Estuary Housing Association, a provider of social housing in Essex and the East of London, has borrowed GBP40 million from M&G Investments, in a long-term financing deal. »

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EarlyShares launches USD10m residential real estate fund investment opportunity

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 09:00

EarlyShares has launched a new investment opportunity in Carpathian Capital Fund II, a residential real estate fund targeting well-performing markets in the Midwest. The fund sponsors estimate investor IRR of +15 per cent. »

Egypt

GE to invest USD200 million in new multi-modal manufacturing

Fri, 13/03/2015 - 17:30

GE is investing in a new USD200 million multimodal manufacturing, engineering, services and training centre in Egypt which will focus on various industries including power generation, renewables, water, oil & gas, aviation and rail transportation. »

Kings Cross

AustralianSuper to make first London investment at King’s Cross

Mon, 09/03/2015 - 09:00

AustralianSuper has agreed to take a 25 per cent stake in King’s Cross, in its first direct London investment and only its second in the UK.  »

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L&G enters growing UK private rental sector

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 17:00

Legal & General has made its first investment in the UK Private Rental Sector (PRS) market and plans to become a major owner of rented accommodation. »

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INTERNOS Global Investors and Somerston Group acquire 27.5% stake in DREF

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 06:00

INTERNOS Global Investors (INTERNOS) and the family office Somerston Group have together acquired a 27.5% stake in Deutsche Real Estate Funds Advisor (DREF), a real estate investment manager specialising in the German student accommodation market.  »

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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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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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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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