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Ron Jeanneault

NorthStar Healthcare acquires interest in USD1.1bn senior housing investment

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 12:47

NorthStar Healthcare Income, through a joint venture with Formation Capital and Safanad Management Limited, has closed the acquisition of the US-based operations of Extendicare International, including a portfolio of 158 senior housing and care facilities for a total cost of approximately USD1.1 billion.   »

Darren Thompson

B2R Finance adds CFO

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 07:40

B2R Finance, a lender for single-family rental (SFR) property investors, has appointed Darren Thompson (pictured) as chief financial officer and executive vice president of strategy.  »

Ben Morgan

UK Mortgages Limited launches new fund through Guernsey

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 07:38

Carey Olsen's investment funds practice in Guernsey has advised bond fund house TwentyFour Asset Management on the launch of UK Mortgages Limited, an investment fund listed on the Specialist Fund Market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE).  »

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Hedge Fund Performance Update: Q2 2015

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 17:39

In this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Hedge Funds, Q2 2015, we take a look at recent industry performance using the latest data available. »

Chicago

Raising real estate capital in Chicago

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 17:26

Preqin’s Real Estate Online provides comprehensive information on 76 institutional investors based in Chicago that actively invest in real estate, which collectively represent over USD57 billion invested in the asset class. Nearly a quarter of all institutional real estate investors based in Chicago are foundations (Fig 1), closely followed by private sector pension funds (20 per cent), and endowment plans, public pension funds and wealth managers, which each comprise 13 per cent of the total number.  »

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Court Collaboration secures second Sutton Coldfield site

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 13:02

Property developer Court Collaboration has completed a deal to purchase 10 Digby Road, a site in the heart of Sutton Coldfield, which is to be transformed into seven high-end apartments in a project worth GBP4 million. »

Ric Lewis

Tristan EPISO 4 Fund speeds to hard cap as global real estate demand for Europe strengthens

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 12:54

Pan-European real estate manager Tristan Capital Partners has achieved the fastest capital raising in the firm’s history with equity commitments from investors to its EPISO 4 value-add/opportunistic strategy hitting the fund’s hard cap limit at EUR1.5 billion for a final closing after just four months of marketing.  »

Tim Russell

L&G secures 26 Throgmorton Street for GBP17m

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 12:53

Legal & General Property (LGP) has purchased 26 Throgmorton Street, London EC2 for around GBP17m from the Church Commissioners. »

Mark McLaughlin

Valad Europe trades portfolio of 10 assets in the Netherlands

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 12:44

Valad Europe has sold a portfolio of 10 light industrial assets totalling 64,542 sq m to MStar Netherlands 2 Holding. The trade was completed on behalf of the Valad European Income Fund, for which Valad recently secured a new EUR175 million loan facility. »

Ching Chiat Kwong

Oxley Holdings acquires GBP50m interest in London’s Galliard Group

Thu, 16/07/2015 - 12:41

Singaporean property developer Oxley Holdings has entered into a subscription and shareholders’ agreement to acquire a 20 per cent stake in the enlarged share capital of Galliard Group, a leading UK developer which trades as Galliard Homes, for GBP50 million. »

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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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