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Commercial Property Investment volume in Europe up by 22% to EUR45bn in Q1

Thu, 09/04/2015 - 06:00

Commercial real estate investment across Europe in the first quarter of this year reached an estimated EUR45bn, according to research from DTZ. »

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Winckworth Sherwood makes new partner appointments in Transport and Infrastructure and Real Estate 

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 19:30

Law firm Winckworth Sherwood has strengthened its Transport and Infrastructure group with two senior partner appointments.  At the same time the firm has promoted Senior Associate Eollyn Ives to partner in its Real Estate group »

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Henley360 secures second Continental asset with 1.3m sq ft German deal

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 19:00

A 1.3 million sq ft mixed-use industrial estate in Oberhausen, Germany, has been snapped up by Henley360, part of private equity real estate investor Henley, in the company’s second mainland European acquisition to date.  »

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M&G Real Estate appoints Kerry Williams as retail investment director

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 13:30

M&G Real Estate has appointed Kerry Williams as retail investment director, reporting to John Duxbury, Head of Retail. »

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Globalisation of real estate industry drives year of strong growth for Qube Global Software

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 09:00

The rapid globalisation of the property industry and the growing need to manage vast portfolios across the world on a single software system, have contributed towards a successful year of growth for Qube Global Software. »

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Cording acquires UK industrial portfolio for GBP51m

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 06:00

Cording Real Estate Group has acquired a portfolio of six industrial estates in the UK for £51 million, reflecting a net initial yield of 9.25%.  »

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29th Street Capital acquires more Phoenix-area apartments

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 21:30

29th Street Capital (29SC) has acquired two more multifamily communities in Phoenix, Arizona’s thriving East Valley region in March.  »

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UK regions drive commercial property price growth across Europe

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 20:00

Prices for all European commercial real estate grew by a record 7.8% quarter-on-quarter in Q4 2014, pushing annual growth in prices to a record 20%, according to a report out today from DTZ. »

Mutual funds

New First Investors mutual fund provides retail investors exposure to real estate companies

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 17:15

First Investors has launched a new mutual fund focused on companies in the real estate industry. The First Investors Real Estate Fund invests in Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) – companies that own, manage or finance income-producing real estate. »

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Behringer appoints Rick Golod as Chief Global Strategist

Tue, 07/04/2015 - 16:15

Behringer has appointed Richard "Rick" Golod as chief global strategist. »

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Article

Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

Special report
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... »

Comment
Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

Article
Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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