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Alternative real estate to take record share of Europe’s commercial property transactions

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 13:13

Alternative property assets are on course to capture a record share of Europe’s commercial real estate transactions this year as data centres and retirement/care homes bucked the general trend of falling investment volumes, research by Real Capital Analytics (RCA) shows.  »

Infrastructure head welcomes autumn statement

Thu, 24/11/2016 - 10:10

Patricia Moore, (pictured) UK Head of Infrastructure for Turner & Townsend, has commented on the infrastructure points raised in the Autumn statement. »

Isabelle Scemama, AXA IM - Real Assets

AXA IM - Real Assets raises EUR730 million at initial closing of first infrastructure debt fund

Thu, 24/11/2016 - 08:53

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets has launched Infrastructure Finance SCS-SIF - European Infra Senior 1, its first co-mingled pan-European infrastructure debt fund. »

Overseas buyers and private equity acquiring US healthcare as REITs offload

Fri, 18/11/2016 - 09:37

Non-traditional buyers, principally foreign capital and private equity firms, are increasingly looking to acquire healthcare real estate as the largest REITs pare their portfolios, according to Fitch Ratings. »

Ruulke Bagijn, AXA IM - Real Assets

AXA IM - Real Assets acquires stake in French motorway A63

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 10:14

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets has completed, on behalf of AXA Germany and AXA France, and in joint venture with Crédit Agricole Assurances, the acquisition of a 42 per cent stake in Atlandes, the concession-holder of the A63 motorway in South-West France. »

Luke Ellis, Man Group

Man Group acquires Aalto and launches Man Global Private Markets

Fri, 14/10/2016 - 09:57

Man Group plc has acquired Aalto Invest Holding AG and launched a new ‘private markets offering’, Man Global Private Markets,  designed to offer longer term investments and complement their existing products. Man defines private markets as real estate, credit and infrastructure. »

Tom Carr, Preqin

Unlisted infrastructure debt market gaining in prominence

Fri, 30/09/2016 - 09:43

Debt is becoming a more significant part of the unlisted infrastructure fund industry following strong fundraising activity in recent years, according to Preqin. »

Amundi brings real and alternative assets to single platform

Tue, 27/09/2016 - 14:06

French asset management firm Amundi is launching a single platform designed to bring its real and alternative assets under one entity and drive its aim of becoming one of the leading alternative asset managers in Europe. »

BrickVest launches three post-Brext real estate investments

Thu, 08/09/2016 - 12:29

Following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, London-based online real estate investment platform BrickVest has launched three pan-European income-producing investment opportunities. »

Brunswick Real Estate launches Brunswick Alternative Strategies

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 09:50

Karim Sahibzada, co-founder of Hemfosa Fastigheter, and Tobias Emanuelsson, co-founder of Scandinavian Property Group, have joined Brunswick Real Estate (BRE) to lead the firm’s Brunswick Alternative Strategies (BAS) venture. »


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