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Markets & Sectors

Stock market, IPO

Cromwell abandons European REIT listing in Singapore

Fri, 22 Sep 2017By Florence Chong

Portfolio of former Valad Europe assets fails to gain investor support

Circular Quay, Sydney

ICPF becomes largest shareholder of Investa Office Fund

Thu, 21 Sep 2017By Florence Chong

The AUD4.1bn wholesale fund increases stake as ownership saga continues 

Stock market, IPO

Commonwealth Bank of Australia considers IPO for fund manager

Thu, 21 Sep 2017By Florence Chong

First State, manager of AUD7.2bn of infrastructure assets, undergoes strategic review


BlackRock sells Singapore tower for SGD2.09bn a decade after buying land

Thu, 21 Sep 2017By Florence Chong

CapitaLand buys Asia Square Tower 2, following last year’s sale of Tower 1 to QIA 

Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel

GIC pairs with J-REIT to buy Tokyo Bay Sheraton for ¥100bn

Thu, 21 Sep 2017By

Singapore sovereign fund to take majority stake in top Disney resort hotel

Dollar stacks

Capital being concentrated among largest real estate managers – Preqin

Wed, 20 Sep 2017By

Blackstone raised $83.1bn alone in past 10 years

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Monetary Authority to create infrastructure allocation

Wed, 20 Sep 2017By Florence Chong

Sovereign wealth fund commits $1bn to IFC infrastructure programme

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania SERS invests $300m in Blackstone core-plus fund

Wed, 20 Sep 2017By Jon Peterson

US pension fund invests $200m via the two new managers plus $300m via Blackstone


State of Michigan ploughs extra $130m into real assets funds

Wed, 20 Sep 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund increases 12-month outperformance of real assets to 310bps

5 g infrastructure investment

Lendlease targets US telecommunications market

Tue, 19 Sep 2017By Florence Chong

Chief executive of American business reveals plan to expand on Parallel acquisition

Energy Development Corporation, Philippines

MIRA and GIC to take stake in Philippine's Energy Development Corp

Tue, 19 Sep 2017By Florence Chong

Investors green green light to buy 31.7% interest in renewable energy company

Higher education

Tristan Capital launches £439m UK student housing joint venture

Mon, 18 Sep 2017By IPE staff

Latest opportunity fund invests in joint venture with operator Downing


Accom targets Asian investors for debut German real estate fund

Mon, 18 Sep 2017By Florence Chong

Fund to focus on cities outside the main three cities


AXA IM and Dutch investor buy largest portfolio of student housing in Spain

Mon, 18 Sep 2017By

Greystar to manage 37 assets representing 10% of Spain’s purpose-built market

Berlin, Germany

CBRE GI launches club fund for German investors after establishing KVG

Mon, 18 Sep 2017By

Real estate heavyweight clinches first investors for new office/residential club deal


LA Fire & Police shortlists six managers for $537m separate account

Fri, 15 Sep 2017By Jon Peterson

Short list includes US pension fund’s current managers Sentinel and Heitman

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Australia map

Avignon Capital plans to expand into Australia with new mandate

Mon, 25 Sep 2017By Florence Chong

Pan-European real estate investment manager targets offices and hotels

Stock market index graphs

New Mexico PERA hires PIMCO for $300m liquid real assets mandate

Fri, 8 Sep 2017By Jon Peterson

Nuveen Asset Management chosen as a standby choice following May’s RFP

australias future fund and qic paid aud9bn for a 50 year lease of the port of melbourne

Acquisitive Charter Hall turns attention to AUD5.6bn infrastructure fund

Thu, 7 Sep 2017By Florence Chong

Australian real estate group keen on fund managed by Hastings, sources say

Holiday Inn hotel, Amsterdam

Invesco acquires €530m European hotel portfolio for three mandates

Mon, 4 Sep 2017By

Real estate manager buys 13-hotel portfolio on behalf of three mandates


Triuva and Garbe secure backing from insurer for European logistics fund

Tue, 29 Aug 2017By

German fund manager and logistics specialist aim to raise €300m for Spezialfonds

US dollar

MetLife makes first investment for Florida SBA with deal in San Jose

Mon, 14 Aug 2017By Jon Peterson

Acquisition of Orchard Commons office complex comes after 15 months

All Mandates

Business people walking

People moves: Pieter Hendrikse takes on Netherlands CEO role at JLL

Fri, 15 Sep 2017By IPE staff

JLL, RPMI Railpen, TH Real Estate, Bouwinvest, Amro Real Estate Partners

Museum of Art History, Vienna

Warburg HIH set to expand team and asset sources

Wed, 13 Sep 2017By Barbara Ottawa

Opening of new office in Vienna, Netherlands and Poland to follow soon, additional client base sought

Business people walking

People moves: Brown leaves GIC to manage Charter Hall fund

Wed, 6 Sep 2017By IPE staff

Charter Hall, AXA IM-RA, Partners Group, Cushman & Wakefield, Oxenwood

Per Løken (let), Romain Veber, Norges Bank Real Estate Management

Norway’s SWF creates CIO roles for US and European real estate

Tue, 5 Sep 2017By

GPFG says investments will be split evenly between Europe and the US

Business people walking

People moves: Alan Patterson to lead research at China’s Gingko Tree

Fri, 1 Sep 2017By

Aquila Capital, BMO Real Estate Partners, Savills Investment Management, ULI

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