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Law firm Winckworth Sherwood advises L&Q on Edgware Road Residential Quarter

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 11:15

Winckworth Sherwood has advised residential developer L&Q on its joint venture with Development Securities to create a new GBP70m Residential Quarter at 399 Edgware Road in North West London. »

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Merlin Properties makes three new acquisitions in December

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 10:30

Merlin Properties, a specialist in the acquisition and management of commercial real estate in the Iberian region, acquired three new assets in December 2014.  »

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Sea Containers House unveils GBP160 million refurbishment

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 10:15

Turner & Townsend has unveiled the GBP160m refurbishment of Sea Containers House, one of the most prominent landmarks on the South Bank of the River Thames »

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M&G Real Estate to fund development of social and affordable housing in Wales

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 09:00

M&G Real Estate is providing GBP19 million for the development of 189 residential homes for Porthcwlis, a development company owned by Welsh housing association, RCT Homes.  »

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Strauss & Partner Deutschland and Munich Hotel Invest JV acquires Frankfurt Airport development site

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 06:00

Strauss & Partner Deutschland and Minich Hotel Invest have formed a joint venture to acquire a Alpha 1.4 development site of 2,900 square metres near Frankfurt Airport from the property company Grundstücksgesellschaft Gateway Gardens GmbH.  »

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Morgan Creek names Forstl as MD and Head of Intermediary Distribution

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 14:45

Morgan Creek Capital Management has appointed Michael Forstl as a Managing Director and Head of Intermediary Distribution.   »

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L&G sells Covent Gaden residential development to Capco for GBP32m

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 14:15

Legal & General Property (LGP) has sold its freehold interests in 31-33 Bedford Street in Covent Garden to Capital & Counties Properties (Capco) for GBP32 million, including purchaser’s costs. »

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Momentum shifting to later cycle REIT property sectors, says Fitch

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 14:00

REITs that own early cycle property types such as hotels, apartments, and self-storage facilities should continue to post the strongest internal growth in 2015, according to Fitch Ratings.  »

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Infrastructure funds get larger in 2014 as demand sees more managers exceed fundraising targets

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 13:22

Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: »

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2014 central London commercial property take-up outstrips previous years

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 13:15

Take-up of commercial property in central London reached 1.5m sq ft in December, bringing the year-to-date total to 14.2m sq ft, according to research out today from DTZ. »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Andrew Milligan, Standard Life Investments

2015 a pivotal year for global markets

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 09:57

Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, believes that 2015 has all the hallmarks of a pivotal year for global financial markets. Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy, Standard Life Investments, comments… ... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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Guide to relocation 2014

Guide to Relocation 2014

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 10:53

The GFM Guide to Relocation 2014 draws together in one volume the key points covering the relocation of investment funds and managers to the following major jurisdictions – The Bahamas, BVI, Guernsey, Malta and Ticino... »

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