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Global alternative assets predicted to reach USD15.3tn by 2020

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 07:36

Alternative investments could reach a high of USD15.3 trillion by 2020, according to a new report from PwC – ‘Alternative Asset Management in 2020: Fast Forward to Centre Stage’.  »


European real estate urges EBA to reconsider shadow banking rules

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 07:30

The European real estate industry has expressed concern over draft European Banking Authority (EBA) guidelines that could both limit how much banks can lend to real estate and lead to real estate funds being inappropriately caught by future shadow banking regulations. »

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Catella expanding project management business

Mon, 29/06/2015 - 06:00

Catella is separating its property development project management business from its Corporate Finance business and forming a new company – Catella Project Management GmbH.  »

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CREFC Europe appoints Lloyds Bank’s Madeleine McDougall as chairman elect

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 19:00

CREFC Europe has announced that Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking’s Madeleine McDougall will become its next chairman. McDougall has joined the Board and will begin her one-year term on 9 November 2015, the first day of CREFC Europe’s Autumn Conference. »


Surge in volume of capital raised reflects investor appetite for non-listed real estate

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 18:00

Total capital raised for non-listed real estate investment on a global basis hit EUR122.7 billion in 2014, according to the latest Capital Raising Survey published by INREV. »


Equity values, M&A, covenants focus of REIT market

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 17:30

Macroeconomic and property sector themes are expected to define REIT credit trends in the near-to-medium term, according to Fitch Ratings. That view was also reinforced during the most recent NAREIT conference.  »


Asian infrastructure

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 17:09

Future economic growth and development in Asia is inextricably tied to the funding of infrastructure projects on the continent at present. In this extract from Preqin Infrastructure Spotlight – June 2015, Oliver Senchal examines the current state of the Asian infrastructure market, detailing fundraising, fund managers, investors and deals in the region. »


Sabra to acquire skilled nursing/transitional care portfolio for USD234m

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 13:30

Sabra Health Care REIT has agreed to purchase a portfolio of four transitional care facilities located in Maryland. for USD234 million. »


Hispania buys two Madrid office buildings from Deka for EUR54.5m

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 09:00

Hispania, through its 100 per cent subsidiary company Hispania Real SOCIMI, has acquired two office buildings in Madrid, owned by funds which are managed by Deka.  »


CORESTATE Invests EUR370m in retail properties in Germany

Fri, 26/06/2015 - 06:00

CORESTATE, a specialised real estate investor based in Zug, Switzerland, has acquired 35 retail buildings in prime locations in pedestrian zones of German mid sized cities. »

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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. ... »

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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... »

Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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