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PHP makes second Irish deal and agrees major refinancing

23 March 2017

Primary Health Properties (PHP) has made its second investment in Ireland as the company embarks on its first private placement issuing £100m in 10-year senior secured notes.

Canary Wharf

Saïd Holdings refinances Canary Wharf block

20 March 2017

Saïd Holdings has completed a £137.5m refinancing of the debt on its Canary Wharf office building, 5 Churchill Place. 

Alconbury Weald, Cambridgeshire

Urban & Civic lands £45m loan from the HCA

16 March 2017

Urban & Civic has secured a £45m loan from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) to help fund the development of a 1,400 acre former airfield near Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire. 

Residential planning

Annual house price growth slows to 5.1%

7 March 2017

UK house price growth slowed in the three months to February, but were still 5.1% higher than in the same period a year ago.

Monkbar Hotel ICG Longbow

ICG-Longbow hunts for £40m to grow senior debt vehicle

3 March 2017

ICG-Longbow is looking to raise more than £40m to grow the capital base for its senior debt vehicle, the £112.57m ICG-Longbow Senior Secured UK Property (SSUP) Debt Investments.

Tritax Signia Park

Tritax secures £90m loan

1 March 2017

Tritax Big Box REIT has agreed a £90m loan with PGIM Real Estate Finance to fund further asset acquisitions.

Graph - top 10 banks (UK)

Syndication deal volumes fall as investment market slows

17 February 2017

The volume of syndicated commercial property loans in the UK and across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) fell sharply in 2016, Dealogic data has revealed.


Benson Elliot sources £35m loan for Slough purchase

2 February 2017

Benson Elliot has secured a £35m loan from pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank to help fund its acquisition of Slough Retail Park.

Property Companies

Stephen Inglis Regional REIT

Regional REIT delivers solid maiden annual results

23 March 2017

Regional REIT has reported a 2.25% increase in the like-for-like value of its portfolio in 2016 in its maiden full year results.

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Fund Management


AEW beats €400m target for European retail fund

14 March 2017

AEW has raised more than €415m of equity from several international institutional investors for its Europe City Retail Fund – exceeding the fund’s initial target of €400m. 

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Eastern Europe

GVA Worldwide gain two new CEE affiliates

13 March 2017

GVA Worldwide has established two new affiliated partners covering Croatia, Slovenia and Bulgaria to further expand its position in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

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