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Gianfranco Maraffio, TMF Group

Berlin residential assets see largest price increase, says TMF Group’s Maraffio

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 12:05

For real estate investment managers, the German market has long been an alluring proposition from a market valuation perspective, thanks in part to the shadow cast by London’s property market, which for years has become a trophy asset magnet, pushing core property prices into the stratosphere.  »

Mayfair Capital executes residential debt strategy

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 10:01

Mayfair Capital has announced the impending closure of its first residential debt Fund, Mayfair Capital Residential 1 (MCR1) following the realisation of its last asset. »

Thomas Mueller, BlackRock

BlackRock’s Thomas Mueller shares insights on value-add pan-European strategy

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 12:18

With mainland Europe enjoying signs of economic recovery while the UK contends with the headwinds caused by Brexit, European real estate investors looking for relative value opportunities have to remain more disciplined than ever to stick to their investment principles. »

Garbe and Nixdorf form new property investment management company

Thu, 03/05/2018 - 14:23

Garbe and Nixdorf Holding have formed a new real estate investment management company, Garbe Institutional Capital (GAIN Capital). »

Optimum’s Berlin-focused fund attracts new investors

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 10:35

Optimum Asset Management, a boutique real estate investment manager, has successfully completed a EUR100 million secondary transaction with new investors into Optimum Evolution Fund SIF – Property II (the Fund), which is invested primarily in well-located real estate in Berlin. »

Philipp Pieper, Swarm

Swarm invests in Puerto Rico real estate

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:26

Swarm Fund, the blockchain for private equity, has announced its second Real Estate fund, the Viejo San Juan Comunidad RE Holdings Fund. »

Ravi Nevile, TMF Group

TMF Group’s Ravi Nevile discusses investor trends in global PE and RE funds

Mon, 26/03/2018 - 12:07

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.  »

TIME:Commercial Freehold Fund Manager awarded Citywire AA rating

Tue, 20/03/2018 - 20:42

TIME Investments fund manager, Nigel Ashfield, who runs the company’s flagship TIME:Commercial Freehold fund, has received the Citywire AA rating for the first time, putting him in the top 5 per cent of the 16,000 fund managers that Citywire tracks globally.  »

Equity release firm finds solicitors fear their property knowledge is out of date

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 12:05

A new study from equity release referral firm Key Partnerships reveals that seven out of 10 solicitors fear their property finance knowledge is out of date, and one in two are concerned advising on property finance goes beyond their core expertise. »

L&G’s property investment fund moves to open-ended structure

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 10:22

LGIM Real Assets (Legal & General) has converted its GBP2 billion Industrial Property Investment Fund (“PIF/the Fund) from a closed-end, fixed life vehicle to an evergreen open-ended fund.  »


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