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Townsend awards USD120m separate account to ElmTree Funds

Thu, 30/03/2017 - 13:30

The Townsend Group, a provider of investment advisory and investment solutions for real estate, has selected real estate private equity firm ElmTree Funds to manage up to USD120 million in a separate account on behalf of a Middle Eastern-based asset manager. »

M&G Real Estate secures USD500m UK investment mandate

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 12:30

M&G Real Estate has been awarded a USD500 million mandate to invest in UK real estate by a major European investor. »

UBS Asset Management’s REPM awarded SGD250m sovereign wealth mandate

Fri, 20/01/2017 - 09:44

UBS Asset Management’s Real Estate & Private Markets (REPM) business in Singapore has been awarded a real estate mandate by the Boustead Development Partnership to manage an equity commitment of SGD250 million (USD 170 million) for the development/redevelopment of new industrial facilities in Singapore. »

First Property’s SIPS mandate 95 per cent invested

Tue, 20/12/2016 - 10:42

First Property Group’s fund management mandate given to it in January 2015 by The Shipbuilding Industries Pension Scheme (SIPS) is now 95 per cent invested. »

Northern Irish pension scheme selects M&G Real Estate for GBP100m PRS mandate

Mon, 05/12/2016 - 10:22

The Northern Ireland Local Government Officers Superannuation Committee (NILGOSC) has committed GBP100 million to M&G Real Estate’s UK residential property strategy managed by head of residential investment, Alex Greaves. »

PGIM Real Estate awarded Co-op pension scheme mandate

Fri, 25/11/2016 - 09:32

PGIM Real Estate has been awarded a GBP265 million mandate to develop and manage a UK real return portfolio for Pace, the largest of the Co-op’s pension schemes. »

Deutsche AM secures EUR750m real estate debt fund

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 09:46

Deutsche Asset Management (Deutsche AM) has closed a new fund mandate totalling EUR750 million in commitments on behalf of its institutional client Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK). »

JP Morgan Asset Management to manage Samsung SRA mezzanine debt fund

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 10:17

JP Morgan Asset Management – Global Real Assets is serving as investment manager for Samsung SRA Asset Management's first US office mezzanine debt fund. »

BVK increases UBS-AM GMM mandate to EUR1bn

BVK increases UBS-AM GMM mandate to EUR1bn

Mon, 19/09/2016 - 09:48

Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK), Germany’s largest pension fund, has increased its mandate to UBS Asset Management’s Global Real Estate – Global Multi-Managers (GMM) from EUR750 million to EUR1 billion. »

Bentall Kennedy secures USD400m CalPERS mandate

Tue, 13/09/2016 - 09:17

Bentall Kennedy has secured an equity allocation from the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) of USD400 million for the period from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017. »

AustralianSuper selects Bentall Kennedy as real estate investment adviser in Canada

AustralianSuper selects Bentall Kennedy as real estate investment adviser in Canada

Wed, 07/09/2016 - 08:58

Bentall Kennedy has been selected to represent AustralianSuper, a superannuation fund managing retirement assets of AUD100 billion, as its real estate investment adviser in Canada with a mandate to pursue commercial real estate investment opportunities nationwide. »

Patrizia secures EUR400m mandate from BVK

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 13:55

Patrizia Immobilien has received a mandate from Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK) to act as investment manager for over EUR400 million. »

Syntrus Achmea secures EUR25 million mandate from SPF for Dutch retail property fund

Wed, 20/07/2016 - 09:33

Syntrus Achmea Real Estate & Finance, a manager of property and mortgage investments for institutional investors, has secured a EUR25 million mandate for its Dutch Retail Property Fund from SPF, the Pension Fund for Physiotherapists. »

UBS Asset Management (Italia) secures EUR400 million real estate investment mandate from Zurich

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 12:59

UBS Asset Management’s (Italia) global real estate business has been appointed by Zurich Investments Life to launch and manage the EUR400 million pan-European investment fund UBS (I) Zurich Italy - Real Estate Fund (UBS-ZIREF). »

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BNP Paribas Securities Services awarded cross-border a.s.r. AIFMD mandate

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 06:03

BNP Paribas Securities Service has been mandated for a suite of services including depositary banking, global custody and fund administration by a.s.r. Real Estate Investment Management and a.s.r. Netherlands. »


Aquila Capital secures global real asset mandate from large Asian institutional investor

Wed, 24/09/2014 - 06:02

Alternative asset manager Aquila Capital has been awarded a mandate from a large institutional investor in Asia for a global real asset portfolio. »

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Deutsche Bank wins fund services mandate from TIAA-CREF

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 14:00

Deutsche Bank has secured a fund services mandate from TIAA-CREF, one of the largest retirement systems in the US with approximately USD613 billion of assets under management. »

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LaSalle awarded GBP750m mandate from Greater Manchester Pension Fund

Thu, 28/08/2014 - 06:24

Real estate investment manager LaSalle Investment Management has won a GBP750 million mandate from the Greater Manchester Pension Fund, the largest local authority fund in the UK. »


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