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Colonial becomes first Spanish REIT to obtain S&P BBB+ rating

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 10:30

Colonial has today become the first REIT in the history of Spain to obtain a BBB+ rating by S&P. »

Arrow Capital Partners expands to Europe

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 20:45

Martyn McCarthy and Christian Bearman have teamed up to spearhead Arrow Capital Partners’ expansion into Europe. »

Flaws of physical property funds to drive demand for REITs

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 09:21

Marc Haynes, head of EMEA sales and client service at Cohen & Steers comments on the FCA’s proposal to tighten regulations for open-ended funds investing in illiquid assets. The regulator is seeking to avoid a situation similar to the aftermath of the Brexit vote, where redemptions forced many daily-dealing, open-ended physical property portfolios to suspend trading… »

David Hutchings, Cushman & Wakefield

Asian investors push global real estate investment to USD1.8 trillion

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 10:57

Asia is fuelling the growth in the global property market, both as a destination for investment capital and a source of capital according to a new research report by Cushman & Wakefield.  »

Fiona Le Poidevin, TISE

Your exchange of choice for UK REITs in 2018 is…

Tue, 09/10/2018 - 12:21

Fiona Le Poidevin, CEO of The International Stock Exchange Group (TISEG), looks at the data and finds that The International Stock Exchange (TISE) has been the listing venue of choice for UK Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) so far in 2018.    »

Laxfield increases size of UK debt fund to GBP750m

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 20:25

Laxfield Capital has increased the size of its real estate debt fund, Laxfield LLP, to GBP750 million having fully deployed its original allocation in loans secured on office, student accommodation, logistics, hotel, serviced apartment and specialist retail assets. »

Ian Williamson, BlackRock

Adding Eurozone core real estate a ‘natural progression for the business’ says BlackRock’s Williamson

Fri, 21/09/2018 - 12:15

Eurozone commercial real estate is the latest investment focus for global asset manager BlackRock, as evidenced by the launch of a new fund by BlackRock Real Assets. The Eurozone Core Property Fund is an open-ended vehicle designed to identify and invest in high quality, incoming-generating investments across the Eurozone.  »

Mark Oliphant, TISE

TISE: The alternative listing venue for REITs

Wed, 19/09/2018 - 14:37

Mark Oliphant (pictured), Head of Communications at The International Stock Exchange Group (TISEG), looks at why more than a quarter of all HMRC approved Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are listed on The International Stock Exchange (TISE).    »

Hemal Mehta, AtomInvest

AtomInvest aims to democratise investment in alternatives

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 13:54

The summer saw the launch of a new investment platform, AtomInvest, which is designed to democratise access to alternative investment funds across private equity, venture capital and hedge funds. »

James Williams, Private Equity Wire

An annual assessment of global PERE markets

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 10:12

If one looks at Private Equity & Real Estate (PERE) assets, they’ve been growing substantially over the past decade. Since December 2007, PERE assets have more than doubled from over EUR3 trillion to EUR6 trillion. »


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