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M&G Real Estate signs 10-year lease with Manpower in Leeds

M&G Real Estate has signed a 10-year lease with recruitment firm Manpower for the 2,041 square foot first floor of its Toronto Square office building in the heart of Leeds city centre. »

Hispania's new office building in Madrid

Hispania acquires EUR15m office building from Criteria Caixa Holding

Hispania, through its subsidiary Hispania Real Socimi, has acquired from Criteria Caixa Holding an office building located in c/ Comandante Azcárraga number 3, Madrid, for EUR15 million. »

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INTERNOS acquires two retail parks in Germany

INTERNOS Global Investors has acquired two retail parks for a total of EUR15.9 million in Rottenburg and Moosburg (Bavaria), Germany. »

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Asia Pacific non-listed real estate funds raised USD20.2bn in 2013

The non-listed real estate industry raised a total of USD132.5 billion of capital globally in 2013 compared to USD86.4 billion in 2012, according to ANREV’s survey of 147 fund managers. »

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L&G completes 40-year loan to Aductus

Legal & General (L&G) has agreed a GBP25 million, 40-year loan to Adactus Housing Group, its sixth direct investment deal in the social housing sector. »

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Jaguar Growth Partners adds three to investment team

Real estate private equity firm Jaguar Growth Partners has added three new professionals to its growing team. »


Aberdeen’s European secondaries property fund of funds oversubscribed at EUR300m

Aberdeen Asset Management has completed the fundraising for the Aberdeen European Secondaries Property Fund of Funds. »

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UBS Fund Services covers all bases under AIFMD

It’s fair to say that under AIFMD UBS Fund Services has got all bases covered. Not only has the firm developed a depositary solution to support both EU-based and non-EU based funds under Article 21 and Article 36 of the directive, it also has a management company platform that can allow it to act as a third party AIFM (after 22th of July) as well as the ability to act as the Swiss legal representative to managers wishing to continue marketing their AIFs into Switzerland. »

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Cordea Savills completes disposal of Student Hall Fund

Cordea Savills has completed the disposal of the firm’s Student Hall Fund to the Unite UK Student Accommodation Fund (USAF) for GBP137 million. »

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Augentius Depositary secures FCA authorisation

Augentius Depositary Company Limited has received authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to act as an authorised depositary to private equity and real estate funds in accordance with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). »

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