Prequin Special Report: Venture Capital

Preqin Special Report: The turning point for venture capital?

Although much maligned for sub-par performance since the dot-com crash, venture capital returns for more recent funds have picked up significantly – one-year horizon returns are among the best in the entire private equity industry. Preqin’s latest special report examines the drivers of this recent success, and uncovers the impact of improved performance on LP attitudes towards the asset class and the prospects for future fundraising. »


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Colony Financial to acquire Cobalt Capital Industrial Real Estate for USD1.6bn

Colony Financial is to acquire Cobalt Capital Partners and its highly diversified portfolio of 256 primarily light industrial assets for approximately USD1.6 billion.  »


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Gide advises on renovation of the Prison de La Santé in Paris

The French State – represented by the public agency for justice real estate – has entered into a public-private partnership contract for the renovation of the La Santé prison in Paris. »


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Rotherham and Harworth sell speculative industrial unit

​Rotherham Investment and Development Office and Harworth Estates have secured a high-quality occupier for a new 30,000 sq ft industrial unit at the Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) at Waverley, Yorkshire. ​ »


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Redefine BDL Hotel Group adds 22 properties to portfolio

The Redefine BDL Hotel Group has been appointed to manage a prestigious portfolio of 22 hotels on behalf of LRG Acquisition Limited (LRG).  »


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IPUT buys Geodis logistics facility in Dublin

IPUT has acquired a high specification logistics facility at Damastown Business Park, Dublin 15 for EUR36 million in an off-market transaction that will provide IPUT with an initial income yield of 6.7%.  »


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C&W survey reveals attitudes to the impact of e-commerce on the European shopping centre market

‘While just one of a number of factors driving the market, e-commerce is having the most significant impact on the European shopping centre market.’ according to a new survey by Cushman & Wakefield.   »


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Schroder REIT acquires retail warehouse

The Schroder Real Estate Investment Trust has acquired a retail warehouse in Bletchley, Milton Keynes for GBP9.9 million, reflecting a net initial yield of 6.5%.  »


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ACOFI closes several transactions for real estate loan fund

PREDIREC Immo 2019 has financed the acquisition of the Paris Marriott Hotel Champs Elysées and the purchase of an office building in Seine Saint Denis, for an overall sum of EUR64 million. »


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World Class Capital Group acquires 1.2m sq ft retail portfolio from Kimco

World Class Capital Group has acquired a shopping centre portfolio consisting of eight properties throughout the Midwest totaling approximately 1.2 million square feet. »


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