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Karaoke Box and Rub Smokehouse sign at Regency Wharf, Birmingham

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 19:30

Karaoke Box, a karaoke and cocktail bar, and Rub Smokehouse have taken the final two units at Picton’s Regency Wharf leisure scheme in Birmingham.  »

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Plaza Retail REIT appoints COO and CIO

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 18:30

Plaza Retail REIT (Plaza) has appointed James Petrie as Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer (COO).   »

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Nobel REIT to acquire four investment properties in the Montreal area

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 17:30

Nobel Real Estate Investment Trust (Nobel REIT) is to acquire four investment properties in the Montreal area, including three industrial buildings located in the borough of Saint-Hubert in the city of Longueuil (at 3550 1st Street, 3600 1st Street and 3330 2nd Street, collectively the "Saint-Hubert Portfolio"), and another investment property located in the borough of Lachine in the city of Montreal (at 10340 Côte-de-Liesse Road). »

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Empiric acquires student accommodation portfolio in Lancaster and Leicester

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 17:00

Empiric Student Property has acquired the freeholds of a portfolio of five operational, direct-let, premium student accommodation properties in Lancaster and Leicester from CityBlock providing 381 beds in a GBP26/5 million deal. »

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds rebound as market conditions normalise

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds rebound as market conditions normalise

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 11:07

All lights turned green for Hedge funds after a difficult start to the month. All strategies ended the week in the black pushing the Lyxor Hedge Fund index higher, however, the index remains negative at -0.2 per cent month to date. Earlier in May, the higher volatility regime exhibited by several asset classes impacted hedge funds negatively. »

How to protect fund information shared on the go

How to protect fund information shared on the go

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 11:01

Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. »

Portfolio management

CBOE announces report on fund use of options in portfolio management

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 10:58

The Chicago Board Options Exchange announced today the release and publication of a groundbreaking new study: “Highlights of Performance Analysis of Options-Based Equity Mutual Funds, CEFs, and ETFs.” The study analysed SEC-regulated investment companies (mutual funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and closed-end funds (CEFs)) that focus on use of exchange-listed options for portfolio management (options-based funds). »

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Fortress Investment Group and Mount Kellett Capital form strategic alliance

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 10:00

An affiliate of Fortress Investment Group is to become co-manager with Mount Kellett Capital Management of the Mount Kellett investment funds and related accounts (the funds).  »

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KBS REIT III acquires Village Center Station

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 09:00

KBS Real Estate Investment Trust III (KBS REIT III), a non-traded real estate investment trust based in Newport Beach, California, has acquired Village Center Station, a Class A development located in the City of Greenwood Village in Denver's southeast region. »

Madrid

Mandarin Oriental JV to acquire Hotel Ritz in Madrid

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 06:00

Mandarin Oriental International Limited is to acquire the Hotel Ritz, Madrid for EUR130 million (USD148 million) in a joint venture with The Olayan Group, a Saudi Arabian multinational group. »

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Locked door

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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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... »

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