Russell Investments launches Tax-Managed Real Assets Fund

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 10:06

Global asset manager Russell Investments has launched the Russell Investment Company Tax-Managed Real Assets Fund for long-term investors who seek to diversify their portfolios with real assets and reduce the impact of taxes on their investment returns. »

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MPC Capital launches new Dutch commercial real estate platform

Wed, 05/06/2019 - 16:16

MPC Capital has launched a new commercial real estate platform called ‘InTheCity’ which will be run by MPC Capital’s Dutch subsidiary, Cairn Real Estate, and initially consist of eight assets, valued at around EUR120 million. »

JR Capital and Chancerygate hold first close of GBP100m multi-let industrial fund

Tue, 04/06/2019 - 10:56

Property-focused investment company JR Capital has partnered with industrial developer and asset manager Chancerygate to raise a GBP100 million fund for investment in the UK multi-let industrial sector. »

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Why technology can play a role in PE fundraising

Thu, 30/05/2019 - 12:58

In a recent 2019 PE Outlook Report produced by Private Equity Wire, Andrew Bentley, Partner at Campbell Lutyens, a leading global placement agent in private markets, made the following comment when asked how he viewed the fundraising environment for 2019: “We expect most capital will be applied to servicing re-up requests from LP’s core existing managers, with new relationships being harder to consummate versus 2017 and 2018. Smart money will be looking for cycle-tested managers, proven cross-border reach and a technology edge.” »

Angelo Gordon raises over USD2.75bn for latest US real estate fund

Wed, 29/05/2019 - 12:21

Angelo, Gordon & Co, a USD33 billion alternative investment firm focused on credit and real estate investing, has raised over USD2.75 billion in equity commitments for its latest US real estate fund, AG Realty Value Fund X, exceeding the fund’s USD2.5 billion target and making this the Ffrm’s largest real estate fund to date. »

Social and Sustainable Capital launches new housing fund for charities and social enterprises

Tue, 28/05/2019 - 13:33

Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC), an impact led social investor, has launched a new fund that will invest in the provision of safe, stable and appropriate homes for vulnerable people and their families in the UK. »

Basis Investment Group closes oversubscribed first commingled fund with USD410m of capital commitments

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 10:56

Basis Investment Group (Basis), a national commercial real estate investment platform founded by CEO Tammy Jones, has held the final closing of its first commingled, closed-end Fund, BIG Real Estate Fund I, with USD410 million of capital commitments.   »

Marcus Investments to launch USD60m retail focused real estate fund

Thu, 16/05/2019 - 11:02

Marcus Investments is launching its first real estate fund, Marcus RE Fund I, which will focus on retail power centres in the greater Midwest USA.  »

Long Harbour secures additional GBP500m in new build joint venture

Mon, 13/05/2019 - 10:33

Long Harbour, the UK real estate and asset-backed investment manager, has raised its third Build to Rent (BtR) investment venture, securing an initial GBP500 million to grow its portfolio across the UK.  »

Real estate funds suffer seventh consecutive month of outflows in April, says Calastone

Thu, 09/05/2019 - 10:51

There was no respite for real estate funds in April, according to the latest Fund Flow Index (FFI) from Calastone, with investors pulling money out of property on every day of the month bar four, marking the seventh consecutive month of outflows.  »


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