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LRI Group appoints Global Head of Business Development Real Assets

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 10:34

LRI Group, an independent investment services company, has appointed Bastian Dittrich as Global Head of Business Development Real Assets, to support the growth of the Real Assets team alongside the wider LRI Group business. »

MPC Capital achieves financial close for windpark in Mongolia

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 09:45

MPC Renewable Energies, a subsidiary of international investment manager MPC Capital, along with the project developer Ferrostaal, the Danish Climate Investment Fund (DCIF) and other project partners, has achieved financial closing for the Sainshand 55 MW onshore windpark in Mongolia, for USD120 million. »

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Quaero Capital focuses real assets strategy on infrastructure

Fri, 11/08/2017 - 15:32

Quaero Capital’s recently re-named Infrastructure strategy, refocused from a wider Real Assets mandate, is now entirely concentrated on infrastructure stocks, with just a 3 per cent cash provision. »

No dog days for determined property buyers, says Black Brick

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 10:22

With the school holidays underway, and minds turning from work towards beach getaways, property market buyers could be forgiven for deciding to take a break until September. But according to London-based property consultants Black Brick, as in many markets, it can often pay to take the contrary view. »

Investment in ultra-prime Mayfair property is a ‘win-win’ post-Brexit, says Wetherell

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 09:38

Investment in ultra-prime residential property in London in locations such as Mayfair is a “win-win” play, says Wetherell in a new report entitled “Don’t Wait to Buy in Mayfair”, produced by the Mayfair estate agent, with analysis by Dataloft, the market intelligence group. »

Global infrastructure investment need to reach USD97 trillion by 2040

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 18:35

The cost of providing infrastructure to support global economic growth and to start to close infrastructure gaps is forecast to reach USD94 trillion by 2040, with a further USD3.5 trillion needed to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for universal household access to drinking water and electricity by 2030, bringing the total to USD97 trillion. »

LSH strengthens links with Northern Powerhouse

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 10:26

National commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has bolstered its involvement with the Northern Powerhouse initiative by signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government to become an official member of its Northern Powerhouse Partnership Programme. »

Graeme Faulds, eVestment

US public pensions loading up on real assets and private equity

Fri, 21/07/2017 - 08:18

With Q2 closed out, new data shows public pension plans in the United States are increasingly favouring exposure to real assets and private equity strategies. »

Roman Rocke, MPC Capital

MPC Capital expands renewable energies business with new office in Panama

Tue, 04/07/2017 - 09:45

MPC Capital AG, a global investment manager for real assets, has launched MPC Renewables Panama, based in Panama City, Panama. »

London gets GBP17 billion in new mortgages as lenders target Wimbledon and Wandsworth

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 08:12

Londoners borrowed another GBP17 billion in new mortgages last year as the affluent south west London neighbourhoods of Wimbledon and Wandsworth topped the borrowing league table, says peer-to-peer secured lending platform Lendy. »


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