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Allied Properties REIT acquires 511-539 King Street West in Toronto

Fri, 01/05/2015 - 21:00

Allied Properties REIT is to purchase 511-539 King Street West in Toronto for CAD100 million. »

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Genesta divests Grensen 5-7 to fund advised by Tristan Capital Partners

Fri, 01/05/2015 - 11:30

Genesta has divested Grensen 5-7, a retail and office property in Oslo, on behalf of its managed fund Genesta Nordic Baltic Real Estate (GNBRE), for about NOK630 million.  »

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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UK property investors reveal Brexit fears

Fri, 01/05/2015 - 09:00

With an EU referendum still in the balance pending the outcome of next week’s General Election, nearly three-quarters (73.5 per cent) of UK property investors believe the prospect of a British exit (Brexit) is a real one. »

Joseph Henkel, SEI

PERE funds and Annex IV reporting

Fri, 01/05/2015 - 08:29

Demands and nuances of Annex IV reporting across Europe could lead to a steady adoption of an outsourcing model among PERE fund managers. »

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European real estate investment volumes in 2015 could exceed EUR230 billion record

Fri, 01/05/2015 - 06:00

European commercial real estate investment totalled EUR51.4 billion in the first quarter of 2015, a 40 per cent increase on a year ago, according to a new report by DTZ. »

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FORE starts highly-sustainable London office development

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 20:00

FORE Partnership, a real estate investment club for family offices and private investors, has begun development of a highly-sustainable, speculative office project by the River Thames in central London. »

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Moody National REIT I to acquire Embassy Suites Nashville

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 17:15

Moody National REIT I has agreed a contract to purchase the Embassy Suites Nashville for USD66,300,000, excluding acquisition costs. »

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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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Four Springs Capital Trust acquires two industrial properties

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 14:30

Four Springs Capital Trust (FSCT) has recently acquired two properties. »

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Article

Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

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... »

Comment
Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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