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Blackstone and Clearbell Capital invest in Pluto Finance

Pluto Finance, the residential development lender, has expanded its capital base with the backing of funds managed by Blackstone, Clearbell Capital and some of Europe’s leading institutional investors. »


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Orchard Street acquires Stockley Park’s leisure and retail hub

Orchard Street Investment Management has completed on the acquisition of The Arena, Stockley Park, on behalf of one of its clients, from Cube Real Estate for GBP13.31m. »


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Macquarie Mexican REIT appoints Jaime del Río Castillo as head of investor relations

Macquarie Mexican REIT (MMREIT) has appointed Jaime del Río Castillo as head of investor relations, effective immediately. »


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Matheson to purchase Investec’s Irish Stock Exchange listing business

Matheson has agreed to purchase Investec’s Irish investment funds and debt securities listing business. »


Dubai

Crosslane appoints Lee Jones to head up new Dubai office

Crosslane Fund Manager has appointed Lee Jones to head up its new offices in Dubai.  »


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Benson Elliot moves into Italy with investments in Rome and Udine

Benson Elliot has acquired Via Aurelia 278 in Rome and Terminal Nord in Udine (northern Italy) through the acquisition of 100 per cent of the units in funds managed by Europa Risorse SGR.  »


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BlackRock property fund sells Rondo 1 office complex in Poland

The Blackrock Europe Property Fund II has sold the Rondo 1 office complex in Warsaw, Poland to two funds managed by Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management’s real estate business. »


Istanbul

REC opens branch office in Istanbul

REC Real Estate Consultancy, a German company specialising in technology consultancy-related services for real estate companies, has opened a branch office in Istanbul. »


Manchester

Co-operative Group and Hermes Real Estate form NOMA JV

Hermes Real Estate has been named as The Co-operative Group’s joint venture partner on the UK’s biggest regional redevelopment project, the GBP800m NOMA scheme in Manchester City Centre. »


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Link Group borrows GBP45m in private placement deal with M&G Investments

Edinburgh-based housing association Link Group and M&G Investments, the international investment manager, have struck a deal that provides the Link Group with GBP45m of long-term institutional financing. »


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