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Economy, debt mountain and regulation cause headaches for real estate investors

Wed, 06/10/2010 - 11:51

Investors are circling European real estate markets again, but the slowing economic recovery, a mountain of debt overhanging the sector and the challenge posed by new regulatory requirements should keep the prudent focused on secure income-producing assets, AEW Europe analysts told investors and journalists at a seminar held in Munich during the ExpoReal property trade fair. »

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CB Richard Ellis to offer USD350m of senior notes

Wed, 06/10/2010 - 11:09

CB Richard Ellis Group intends to offer USD350m in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2020 in a private placement, subject to market and other conditions. »

Junko Shiokawa, Conyers

Conyers boosts London and Asian capabilities with new hires

Wed, 06/10/2010 - 11:06

Conyers Dill & Pearman has hired attorneys in London and Hong Kong and has strengthened its Cayman Islands and Bermuda practices. »

Stephen Wicks, chief executive of Inland

Inland receives planning consent for Drayton Garden Village

Wed, 06/10/2010 - 10:38

Inland has received planning permission for one of its development projects, RAF West Drayton, for the construction of 773 homes and over 55,000 square feet of commercial development space. »

Ann Nagle, vice president, Washington Trust Wealth Management

Washington Trust Wealth Management names Ann Nagle vice president

Wed, 06/10/2010 - 10:12

Washington Trust has appointed Ann M. Nagle as vice president, trust officer of the wealth management area's new group insurance trust division. »

Jim McNally, Dewey & LeBoeuf

Dewey & LeBoeuf advises GE on London & Stamford's Reit conversion

Wed, 06/10/2010 - 06:17

Dewey & LeBoeuf has advised GE Asset Management, the investment manager to the GE Pension Trust, in connection with London & Stamford's reorganisation, through a series of steps which have been finalised with the real estate investment and management business converting to a real estate investment trust. »

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Kinetic and Dexion create advisory boutique Katalyst Partners

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 16:32

Katalyst Partners has been launched as a boutique advisory firm by Ravi Anand and Frank Ennis, together with corporate partners Kinetic Partners and Dexion Capital. »

Barry Sternlicht, chairman and chief executive of Starwood Capital Group and SPT Management

Starwood names Boyd Fellows president of SPT Management

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 16:12

Starwood Capital Group has hired a team of executives to drive the growth of Starwood Property Trust, a commercial real estate finance company that completed its initial public offering in August 2009. »

Danny Fishman, Gaia managing partner

Gaia Real Estate acquires rental apartments with Israeli insurance company

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 15:23

Gaia Real Estate has partnered with Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services, one of Israel’s largest insurance companies, to invest in residential real estate in the US and the tri-state area. »

Ralph Winter, Corestate

Corestate opens UK office

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 14:25

Corestate Capital, a private equity real estate investor focussed on Germany, has opened its first UK office at 21 Bruton Street, London, bringing the group’s total European network of offices to four. »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

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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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Neil Williams, Hermes

Hermes Chief Economist Neil Williams comments on the latest UK inflation statistics… ... »

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Guide to Relocation 2014

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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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Stack of US dollar bills

Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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John Vail, Nikko Asset Management

Following the strong win by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Japanese General Election, John Vail (pictured), Chief Global Strategist, Nikko Asset Management, sees further boosts for Japan from corporate profits moving through to wage rises… ... »

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