Warehouse

Picton acquires Random House distribution warehouse

Picton has acquired a 335,000 square foot East Midlands distribution warehouse in Grantham, Lincolnshire for GBP11.48m. »


Texas

TAYO to acquire Texas-based real estate investment company

As part of its push to capture a share of the US real estate market, Taylor Consulting (TAYO) has signed a preliminary agreement to acquire a Texas-based property investment and development company. »


British pounds

Orchard Street secures GBP150m investment mandate

Orchard Street Investment Management has been awarded a new GBP150m investment directive from a large UK pension fund client of Aon Hewitt to acquire a portfolio of UK commercial real estate. »


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WP Carey finances construction of Netherlands R&D and training facility for Wartsila

WP Carey has agreed a build-to-suit financing transaction on behalf of CPA:17 – Global, one of its managed REITs. »


British pounds

Blackstone and Clearbell Capital invest in Pluto Finance

Pluto Finance, the residential development lender, has expanded its capital base with the backing of funds managed by Blackstone, Clearbell Capital and some of Europe’s leading institutional investors. »


Gym

Orchard Street acquires Stockley Park’s leisure and retail hub

Orchard Street Investment Management has completed on the acquisition of The Arena, Stockley Park, on behalf of one of its clients, from Cube Real Estate for GBP13.31m. »


Handshake

Macquarie Mexican REIT appoints Jaime del Río Castillo as head of investor relations

Macquarie Mexican REIT (MMREIT) has appointed Jaime del Río Castillo as head of investor relations, effective immediately. »


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Matheson to purchase Investec’s Irish Stock Exchange listing business

Matheson has agreed to purchase Investec’s Irish investment funds and debt securities listing business. »


Dubai

Crosslane appoints Lee Jones to head up new Dubai office

Crosslane Fund Manager has appointed Lee Jones to head up its new offices in Dubai.  »


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Benson Elliot moves into Italy with investments in Rome and Udine

Benson Elliot has acquired Via Aurelia 278 in Rome and Terminal Nord in Udine (northern Italy) through the acquisition of 100 per cent of the units in funds managed by Europa Risorse SGR.  »


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