By Nick Edwards, COO, Audley Group – A couple of weeks ago global advisory company, Willis Towers Watson, published research into the size of the global pensions market. One of the lead findings being that the UK pensions market has been overtaken by Japan, pushing the UK into third place, with both sitting behind the United States which holds a significant share of the market – 62 per cent of worldwide pension assets.
JLL Income Property Trust, an institutionally managed daily NAV REIT, has announced the full subscription of JLLX Diversified Portfolio I, a 1031 tax-deferred exchange offering designed to provide accredited investors with the opportunity to defer taxes on gains from the sale of appreciated real estate.
Statkraft, a European renewable energy generator, and German real asset investment manager Aquila Capital, have signed their first PPA in Spain for the Albeniz solar plant located in Andalusia on behalf of a client of Aquila.
The Board of JPMorgan Global Core Real Assets (JARA) has announced its intention to launch a C-Share issue.
Prime Capital AG, an independent asset manager and financial services provider, wich manages and administers EUR 17.7 billion in various asset classes, is broadening its shareholder base with immediate effect with 70 per cent of Prime Capital shares being transferred to a total of 10 executives. Company founder and Chairman of the Supervisory Board Wolfgang Stolz will retain 30 per cent of the shares.
Following a recent rebrand, Edgertonz is introducing a new way of investing in the UK's Northern Powerhouse or second-tier cities to its clients, which focuses on providing incoming generating assets from day one of investment through completed full-let developments.
RM Funds, a specialist asset manager focusing on alternative investments, has launched the VT RM Global Real Opportunities Fund (VT RMGRO).
Global institutional investors are set to prioritise investments into real assets over the next 12 months, as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to have a lasting impact on global economies and financial markets, according to the latest edition of Aviva Investors’ Real Assets Study.
Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), via Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6, has acquired leading Spanish private healthcare group Viamed Salud from a consortium of private investors.
Aviva Investors targets GBP10bn of investment into UK infrastructure and real estate in next three years
Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva, is targeting GBP10 billion of investments into UK infrastructure and real estate projects over the next three years.