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Tristan EPISO 3 fund acquires Fort Dunlop building in Birmingham

A fund advised by pan-European real estate investment manager Tristan Capital Partners has acquired the Fort Dunlop building near Birmingham from regeneration company Urban Splash and The Pears Group in an off-market transaction. »


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Alternative assets continue their inexorable rise, says Towers Watson survey

Total assets managed by the Top 100 alternative investment managers globally reached USD3.3 trillion in 2013, up from USD3.1 trillion in 2012, according to research by Towers Watson. »


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Turner & Townsend to drive Infiniti global expansion plan

Global programme management and construction consultancy Turner & Townsend has been appointed by Infiniti – the luxury automotive company – to deliver its global expansion programme. »


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Helical Bar nets GBP37m from trio of asset sales

Helical Bar has sold three assets in Suffolk and Buckinghamshire for a combined total of nearly GBP37m. »


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Industrial Property Trust acquires three US buildings

Real estate investment trust Industrial Property Trust (IPT) has acquired three buildings totalling 481,000 square feet for an aggregate purchase price of approximately USD38.1 million. »


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Aviv REIT makes USD94m of acquisitions

Aviv REIT has acquired two assisted living facilities (ALFs) and one post-acute and long-term care skilled nursing facility (SNF) for USD82.0 million. »


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SGSS secures Swiss Life real estate fund mandate

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) in Luxembourg is to provide custody, fund administration and record-keeping services for a new real estate fund from Swiss Life Asset Managers. »


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Mayfair Capital’s PITCH fund makes GBP22.6m of acquisitions

Mayfair Capital Investment Management’s flagship fund, the Property Income Trust for Charities (PITCH), has completed GBP22.6 million of acquisitions. »


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Pembrook provides USD2.75m for renovation of Chicago apartment building

Pembrook Capital Management is to provide USD2.75 million in preferred equity financing to fund the remaining renovation and construction costs for 1325 W Wilson Ave, a 12-storey apartment complex in Uptown Chicago. »


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Real estate finance duo join Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells has recruited real estate finance partners Andrew Flemming and Jo Solomon to join the firm’s London finance practice. »


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