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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. »

Hamilton Lane acquires Real Asset Portfolio Management

Tue, 20/06/2017 - 15:13

Hamilton Lane is expanding its real assets platform through the acquisition of Real Asset Portfolio Management (RAPM), a Portland, Oregon-based investment management firm focused exclusively on real assets. »

BlackRock Real Assets closes social housing debt investment in Scotland

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 10:24

BlackRock Real Assets has closed a GBP100 million debt investment, as the sole provider of private institutional debt, in a long-term finance raise for Wheatley Housing Group (Wheatley) in Scotland. »


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