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Empiric acquires student accommodation property in Falmouth

Empiric acquires student accommodation property in Falmouth

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 14:24

Empiric Student Property has acquired the freehold of a high quality purpose-built student accommodation scheme on Pendennis Rise, in Falmouth, for GBP8.1 million (excluding costs). »

Philippe Ferieira, Lyxor

Global macro hedge funds profit from decrease in short- and long-term rates

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 12:14

Global macro hedge funds appear to be maintaining a contrarian stance versus the market when it comes to positioning on government rates.  »

AII Barometer August 2015

AII Barometer: Receding systematic risks, but cautious risk appetite

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 09:30

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up +1.3 per cent in July. 8 out of 12 Lyxor Indices ended the month in positive territory, led by the Lyxor CTA Long Term Index (+4.6 per cent), the Lyxor Global Macro Index (+2.6 per cent), and the Lyxor Variable Bias Index (+2.3 per cent). »

Dalfen America Corp acquires Houston portfolio

Dalfen America Corp acquires Houston portfolio

Mon, 17/08/2015 - 09:29

Dalfen America Corp (DAC) has acquired Lockwood International’s corporate headquarters and distribution facilities in Houston, Texas. Lockwood International is the largest privately held supplier of valves and valve automation. »

Brookwood acquires 29 building office portfolio in suburban Philadelphia

Brookwood acquires 29 building office portfolio in suburban Philadelphia

Fri, 14/08/2015 - 14:30

Brookwood Financial Partners has acquired a 29-building portfolio of Class A and Class B office buildings in suburban Philadelphia. »

Empiric acquires forward funded development in Sheffield

Empiric acquires forward funded development in Sheffield

Fri, 14/08/2015 - 14:23

Empiric Student Property has acquired a forward funded, development in Sheffield, known as Portobello House, a 134 bed new-build premium student accommodation scheme, for a total investment of GBP10.7m. »

Crowdahouse relaunches with P2P lending

Crowdahouse relaunches with P2P lending

Fri, 14/08/2015 - 10:58

Crowdahouse, a pioneer in equity-based crowdfunding, has relaunched as an asset backed peer to peer (P2P) lending platform. »

CREFC Europe calls for data and evidence based approach from regulators in response to EBA’s consultation on ‘slotting’

CREFC Europe calls for data and evidence based approach from regulators in response to EBA’s consultation on ‘slotting’

Fri, 14/08/2015 - 10:37

The Commercial Real Estate Finance Council Europe (CREFC Europe) has highlighted two primary concerns over the European Banking Authority’s (EBA) draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on assigning risk weights to specialised lending exposures (SLEs). »

HIG Realty Partners sells Houston multifamily asset

HIG Realty Partners sells Houston multifamily asset

Thu, 13/08/2015 - 17:29

HIG Realty Partners has sold a 288 unit apartment community in the Houston, Texas suburb of Sugar Land. »

AlphaCore sees increased demand for alternative investments

AlphaCore sees increased demand for alternative investments

Thu, 13/08/2015 - 14:29

AlphaCore Capital has seen an increased demand for investment advisory services that include alternatives as a core part of the portfolio allocation.  »

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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... »

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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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