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Cybersecurity: A global legal perspective

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 17:30

On Wednesday 22 April, the House of Representatives passed a new cybersecurity bill – the Protecting Cyber Networks Act (PCNA) – to allow file sharing between government intelligence agencies and private companies and raise the overall awareness of hacking.  »

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North American institutional investors eyeing European property and infrastructure investments

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 17:00

North American institutions are planning long-term investments in foreign infrastructure and are pumping billions of pounds into Europe, according to a report from Armstrong International. »

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Aviva Investors appoints Gregor Bamert as Head of Commercial Finance Origination

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 10:00

Aviva Investors has appointed Gregor Bamert as Head of Commercial Finance Origination. He joins the business later this year and will be based in London, reporting to Barry Fowler, Managing Director, Aviva Commercial Finance. »

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CPPIB form German real estate JV with Unibail‐Rodamco

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 09:00

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s (CPPIB) wholly‐owned subsidiary, CPPIB Europe (CPPIBE), is to form a strategic joint venture with Unibail‐Rodamco to grow its German retail real estate platform.  »

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JTC enhances UK fund servicing capabilities with UCIS authorisation

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 09:00

Independent fund, corporate and private client service provider JTC has been granted an extension to its licence to offer an enhanced level of fund servicing capabilities in the UK. »

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Andrew Charles joins Kramer Levin as partner in real estate practice

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 06:00

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel has appointed Andrew Charles as a partner in the firm’s real estate practice. »

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Sovereign wealth funds Investing in real estate

Sun, 17/05/2015 - 11:54

In an extract from the recently launched 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, Lauren Mason, Amy Bensted and Oliver Senchal provide an insight into this secretive and exclusive subset of the investor community. »

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IFIA welcomes the EC’s Capital Markets Union Green Paper

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 21:00

The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA), the trade body representing the largest sector of the financial services industry in Ireland, has responded positively to the European Commission’s Green Paper on Capital Markets Union (CMU). »

London

Ogier assists Cathay Life with acquisition of Walbrook Building

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 14:00

Ogier has advised Taiwan-based insurer Cathay Life on the acquisition of The Walbrook Building in the City of London for a headline price of GBP575 million. »

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Fitzrovia’s Old Fire Station sells for GBP21.6m

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 13:00

The National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society Ltd (NFU Mutual) has purchased the Old Fire Station in Fitzrovia for GBP21.6million, represented by Springer Nicolas & DTZ. The vendor was Aberdeen Asset Management, represented by Colliers International. »

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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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