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AB's second real estate PE fund surpasses USD1.2bn in commitments

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 09:00

AllianceBernstein (AB) has closed US Real Estate Partners II (ABREP II) with total commitments of USD1.2 billion, surpassing its USD1 billion target.  »

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Empiric acquires student accommodation portfolio in Liverpool and Stoke-on-Trent

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 06:00

Empiric Student Property has acquired the freeholds of a portfolio of seven operational, direct-let, premium student accommodation properties in Liverpool and Stoke-on-Trent, comprising a total of 502 beds, for cash consideration of GBP22.8 million.  »

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INTERNOS appoints Roger Lees as CFO

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 20:30

INTERNOS Global Investors has appointed Roger Lees as Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect. In this role he will report directly to Andrew Thornton, Chief Executive. »

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Target Healthcare REIT acquires Kinhston-upon-Hull care home

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 19:00

Target Healthcare REIT Limited and its subsidiaries have exchanged contracts to acquire a purpose-built care home in Kingston-Upon-Hull for approximately GBP6.2 million including acquisition costs.  »

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Skanska sells prime Bristol development to Aviva

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 18:00

Skanska has exchanged contracts for the sale of its prime, city-centre office development in Bristol – 66 Queen Square – to Aviva Investors Property Trust for GBP32.7 million. »

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Agellan Commercial REIT makes USD11.0m US property acquisition

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 16:00

Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust is to purchase a multi-tenant property located at 1800 Sandy Planes Industrial Parkway in Atlanta, Georgia.  »

Weekly Brief: CTAs regain colours as the Fed turns “patient”

Weekly Brief: CTAs regain colours as the Fed turns “patient”

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 14:28

The Fed confirmed its dovish stance at the latest FOMC meeting, significantly decreasing monetary policy uncertainty over the course of the summer. Markets responded positively with US equities and Treasuries posting gains. In the Eurozone, uncertainties associated with Greece materially stepped-up.  »

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The top 100 investors in infrastructure

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 12:40

In this extract from Preqin Infrastructure Spotlight – June 2015, Stephen Yates looks at the 100 largest institutional investors in infrastructure and the extent to which they influence the asset class, examining their make-up, investment preferences and future plans. »

Quebec

Nobel REIT acquires 955 Michèle-Bohec Boulevard in Blainville

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 10:30

Nobel Real Estate Investment Trust has completed the acquisition of 955 Michèle-Bohec Boulevard in Blainville (Québec).  »

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KKR and management recapitalise Drawbridge portfolio

Mon, 22/06/2015 - 09:00

KKR and the management team, Drawbridge Realty, have recapitalised the company’s existing portfolio and formed a new independent platform to help grow the business. »

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Locked door

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... »

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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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