Risk

Thomas Murray Data Services launches risk solution for depositary banks under AIFMD

Thomas Murray Data Services has launched a suite of products and has been working with a number of depositary banks to provide a total risk solution to ensure depositary bank compliance with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). »


House

Harewood Associates backs Help-to-Buy scheme

A property investment company in Greater Manchester has praised the government’s Help-to-Buy scheme after recent figures revealed how it is providing a stimulus for house building and economic recovery in the UK. »


Degree

LJ Group commits EUR100m to Cresco’s German student housing platform

LJ Group, a privately owned multi-family office, has committed a total of EUR100 million of equity to Cresco Capital Group’s German student housing venture, Cresco Urban Yurt. »


Two fingers

Kames Capital wins two indirect property mandates totalling over GBP150m

Kames Capital has won two indirect property mandates totalling more than GBP150 million – a GBP103m portfolio from a corporate pension fund and a further GBP50m from a university pension scheme. »


Team meeting

Olswang advises London & Associated Properties on GBP45m facility

International law firm Olswang has advised London & Associated Properties (LAP) on its recent GBP45m senior and mezzanine facilities from Santander and Europa Capital Mezzanine, the first time LAP has borrowed from either lender.  »


Copenhagen

Cordea Savills European Retail Fund acquires retail asset in central Copenhagen

Cordea Savills has purchased a flagship retail asset in Copenhagen for circa EUR28 million/DKK215 million from Aberdeen Asset Management on behalf of the European Retail Fund, advised by Capital Invest.  »


Warehouse

Picton acquires Belkin distribution warehouse

Picton, the income focused property investment company, has completed the acquisition of a distribution warehouse in Rushden, Northamptonshire for GBP20 million reflecting a net initial yield of 7.7 per cent. »


France flag

IDI Gazeley appoints construction director for France

IDI Gazeley (Brookfield Logistics Properties) has appointed Julien Millet as construction director France.   »


Two fingers

Prologis acquires logistics facilities in Poland and Hungary

Prologis’ European Properties Fund II (PEPF II) has acquired two logistics facilities in Poland and Hungary. »


Handshake

Hines promotes Paul Gompoulos to managing director for Greece

Real estate firm Hines has promoted Paul Gomopoulos to managing director for Greece. »


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