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Alternative lenders outscore banks on flexibility, service and speed, say small firms

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 21:00

As mainstream banks continue to face growing pressure from the alternative finance industry, a new study by Amicus Finance, a provider of short term lending solutions, has revealed the key factors driving small businesses towards alternative lenders. »

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New Forests acquires New Zealand forestry right

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 15:30

Sydney-based investment manager New Forests has acquired a 4,000 hectare forestry right in the Hautu-Rangipo region near Turangi in the central North Island of New Zealand.  »

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PCM receives full AIFMD licence for Malta SICAV

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 15:00

Prestige Capital Management Limited (PCM) has been granted an AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive) licence by the Maltese regulator, the Maltese Financial Services Authority (MFSA).  »

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InvenTrust Properties Corp makes senior management appointments

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 13:29

InvenTrust Properties Corp has announced a series of appointments to its senior management team. The new appointments, effective immediately, are as follows: »

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Peer-to-Peer lender Money360 closes USD6.75m commercial real estate loan

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 09:00

Money360, an online peer-to-peer (P2P) commercial real estate lending platform, has closed a USD6.75 million commercial real estate loan in Chicago, which was funded by an institutional investor. »

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Empiric acquires development site in Framwellgate, Durham

Tue, 30/06/2015 - 06:00

Empiric Student Property has conditionally exchanged contracts on the purchase of the freehold of a site on Framwellgate in Durham which will provide for a 131 bed premium, purpose-built student accommodation development, at a cost of GBP1.225 million.   »

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds have limited direct exposure to Greece

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds have limited direct exposure to Greece

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 18:57

In this issue, we present the Lyxor platform’s direct exposure to Greek assets, as well as the Lyxor hedge fund strategies exposures to European assets – most likely to be impacted by a spillover effect, either way. »

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MCR chooses Grosvenor Systems’ Propman

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 17:30

Property investment and development company, MCR Property Group is implementing Propman, the property management and integrated financial accounting software solution from Grosvenor Systems. »

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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.  »

Asia-Pacific

M&G survey finds strong institutional appetite for Asia-Pac real estate

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 15:00

Institutional investors’ appetite for real estate assets in Asia Pacific is strong, both for core property and increasingly for value-add secondary office and retail assets, according to M&G Real Estate. »

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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. ... »

Special report
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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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

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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