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Infrastructure head welcomes autumn statement

Thu, 24/11/2016 - 10:10

Patricia Moore, (pictured) UK Head of Infrastructure for Turner & Townsend, has commented on the infrastructure points raised in the Autumn statement. »

MPI’s endowment research shows highest performers in 2016

Fri, 21/10/2016 - 14:40

Research and analytics firm MPI has published an assessment of Ivy League endowments’ 2016 FY Performance. The firm writes that asset allocation remains the largest determining factor in endowment performance. »

Amundi brings real and alternative assets to single platform

Tue, 27/09/2016 - 14:06

French asset management firm Amundi is launching a single platform designed to bring its real and alternative assets under one entity and drive its aim of becoming one of the leading alternative asset managers in Europe. »

Real estate and private equity remain attractive in low-interest-rate environment, says TIGER-21 report

Wed, 03/08/2016 - 10:49

The second quarter Asset Allocation Report from TIGER-21, a peer-to-peer learning network for high-net-worth wealth creators, has highlighted evidence of a shift toward private equity and real estate investment. »

Hermes calls for action in its latest Responsible Property Investment report

Thu, 30/06/2016 - 15:11

The latest Responsible Property Investment (RPI) report from Hermes Investment Management – From climate risks to positive impacts: Time for action – focuses on the latest developments in tackling climate change. »

Vincent Mortier

Amundi details post Brexit situation

Thu, 30/06/2016 - 10:30

Vincent Mortier (pictured), Deputy CIO, Global Head of Multi-Asset Amundi and Pascal Blanqué, CIO, Global Head of Institutional Division Amundi have issued a joint statement on the situation post Brexit.  »

Future French Champions invests in commercial property in West and Central Africa with CFAO and Wendel

Wed, 29/06/2016 - 09:28

CFAO, Wendel and Future French Champions (FFC) – a partnership between CDC International Capital and Qatar Investment Authority – are to acquire respective stakes of 40 per cent, 40 per cent and 20 per cent in SGI Africa. »

TLT advises Savills on investment in Yopa

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 16:44

TLT has advised Savills, on its investment in Yopa, one of the UK's growing online hybrid estate agents focusing on the high volume segment of the UK market. »

EarlyShares closes USD3.125m real estate investment opportunity

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 07:55

Real estate crowdfunding investment platform EarlyShares has closed its latest real estate investment opportunity from RPS Hotel Holdings. The offering was a USD3.125 million equity capital raise for the recapitalisation and renovation of a 90-room Courtyard Marriott hotel property in Lynchburg, Virginia.  »

US strengthens grip on real estate investment as Brexit fears hit London

Mon, 13/06/2016 - 17:48

Los Angeles has pipped London to become the second most active city by real estate sales in the first quarter of this year, according to a ranking revealed by Estates Gazette. »

RealtyShares helps finance Marriott Hotel purchase

Fri, 10/06/2016 - 09:29

RealtyShares, the online marketplace for real estate investing, has successfully crowdfunded a significant portion of the outside equity required for the purchase of the Courtyard by Marriott Columbus West in Columbus, Ohio. »

M7 closes third European investment fund at EUR125m

Thu, 09/06/2016 - 16:34

M7 Real Estate has held the final close of its third European investment fund, M7 European Real Estate Investment Partners III with total commitments of circa EUR125 million giving the fund a gross acquisition capacity of approximately EUR300 million.  »

European Investment Bank confirms GBP280 million for Northern Ireland social housing

Thu, 09/06/2016 - 09:19

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is supporting two major projects that will provide a total of GBP280 million for social housing in Northern Ireland. »

NAS Invest grows AUM to over EUR100m

Wed, 08/06/2016 - 09:36

NAS Invest, the Berlin-based real estate investor and asset manager, increased its property assets under management (AUM) to more than EUR100 million during the first quarter 2016.  »

WPT Industrial REIT attracts further investment from AIMCo

Fri, 03/06/2016 - 09:34

WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (the "REIT") (TSX: WIR.U - OTCQX: WPTIF) has been advised that  »

Kailong backs OSiT’s London serviced office JVs

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 09:35

Office Space in Town (OSiT), one of the UK’s leading serviced office providers, is pleased to announce that  »

Proplend reduce minimum investment to GBP1,000

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 10:01

Proplend Ltd, a UK specialist in commercial property peer-to-peer lending, has reduced its minimum loan investment amount to GBP1,000 with immediate effect. »

Pharos Capital invests in Beacon Specialised Living Services

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 10:06

Private equity firm Pharos Capital Group has partnered with Founder Ken Ratzlaff and his family by making an investment in Beacon Specialised Living Services and its affiliates.  »

C&W reports slow start to 2016 real estate investment activity

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 16:11

European commercial real estate (CRE) investment activity took a pause for breath in the first quarter of this year, according to Cushman & Wakefield’s latest market report. »

Pintar Investment Company raises USD4.3m in new investment capital in Q1 2016

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:50

Pintar Investment Company (PIC), an entrepreneurial real estate investment management firm based in Orange County, has secured a significant capital raise for the first quarter of 2016. »

Investment community backs ‘remain’ at Howard Kennedy sponsored Brexit debate

Investment community backs ‘remain’ at Howard Kennedy sponsored Brexit debate

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 15:38

The investment community voted to remain in the EU last night (Monday 16 May) following a passionate discussion at the ‘Brexit: Pursued by a Bear’ debate chaired and sponsored by law firm Howard Kennedy. »

RealtyMogul.com closes equity investment in Chicago apartment building

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 09:38

RealtyMogul.com has closed an investment into a USD21.6 million acquisition. The platform helped finance the acquisition of The Edison Apartments, a mid-rise multifamily property in Chicago, by Spirit Bascom Ventures, a sponsorship joint venture between Stamford, Connecticut-based Spirit Investment Partners and Irvine, California-based The Bascom Group. »

Central Europe still a strong investment market, says C&W

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 15:21

According to Cushman & Wakefield (C&W), strong investment activity in the core Central European markets of Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania continued in the first quarter of 2016, with EUR1.4 billion invested.  »

Renovo Financial secures additional investment from Victory Park Capital up to USD75 million

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 09:16

Renovo Financial, a Chicago-based private lender that assists real estate investors who acquire, renovate and manage residential properties, has closed an incremental USD25 million commitment from Victory Park Capital (VPC).  »

Standard Life Investments completes purchase of No1 St Andrew Square in Edinburgh

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 10:06

The Standard Life Investments Pooled Pension Property Fund has completed the purchase of No1 St Andrew Square, in Edinburgh from Tonstate Group for GBP15 million. The fund has invested over GBP90 million in Edinburgh city centre in the past two years.  »

Maturing Healthcare sector is becoming specialist investment of choice, says Knigh Frank

Fri, 13/05/2016 - 09:00

Investment in the UK Healthcare sector hit GBP1.57 billion in 2015 a 51 per cent rise on the previous year (GBP1.04 billion) and more than double the 10-year average of GBP720 million, according to the latest research report from Knight Frank. »

Pramerica Real Estate Investors rebrands as PGIM Real Estate globally

Tue, 10/05/2016 - 16:05

Pramerica Real Estate Investors, which currently operates globally under two different names, is to consolidate under one brand name PGIM Real Estate to support its globally diversified investment platform and client base.  »

Investment in London offices defies EU jitters in Q1

Wed, 04/05/2016 - 15:05

Global capital investment into London’s office market remained strong in the traditionally subdued first quarter, with a total of GBP3.5 billion invested in the first three months of the year, according to CBRE. »

Regev Group joins DFPG Investments

Regev Group joins DFPG Investments

Tue, 03/05/2016 - 10:07

Nir Regev’s Regev Group, which is based in Missouri, has joined DFPG Investments, a national independent broker-dealer and RIA. »

STORE Capital secures USD300m long-term debt financing

Tue, 03/05/2016 - 09:57

STORE Capital Corporation, an internally managed net-lease real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in Single Tenant Operational Real Estate, has closed USD300 million long-term unsecured debt consisting of USD200 million of privately placed investment grade-rated senior notes due 28 April, 2026 and a USD100 million floating-rate five-year term loan.  »

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