Property sector mergers and acquisitions

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Standard Life Aberdeen

Aberdeen and Standard Life complete merger

14 August 2017

The merger of Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life has completed today to form Standard Life Aberdeen, one of the world’s largest investment companies with assets under administration of £670bn.

Edinburgh City Hotel

Leonardo grows portfolio with Portland acquisition

2 August 2017

Leonardo Hotels has acquired a five-hotel portfolio in Scotland including its first properties in Glasgow, Perth and Aberdeen.

BNP Paribas Real Estate logo

BNP PRE confirms Strutts acquisition

31 July 2017

BNP Paribas Real Estate (BNP PRE) has announced that it has acquired Strutt & Parker and plans to merge it with its UK subsidiary.

John Slade

Slade in talks over new role as Martin takes top job at BNP PRE UK

31 July 2017

John Slade could leave the UK arm of BNP Paribas Real Estate (BNP PRE) for a new senior role, potentially within the group’s international business, following the takeover of Strutt & Parker.

Banks and lending

Wafic Saïd

Saïd Holdings secures $100m credit with Northern Trust

15 August 2017

Saïd Holdings, the principal investment vehicle for businessman and philanthropist Wafic Saïd’s family interests, has arranged a $100m (£77.21m) standby credit facility with Northern Trust.

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Property Companies

Larry Lipman, managing director of Safeland

Safeland FD quits firm

18 August 2017

Mark Beveridge, finance director and company secretary at Safeland, is set to leave the firm to pursue new business interests.

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Fund Management


Hillview launches Partners Property Fund

7 August 2017

The Hillview Group has launched its first real estate fund, Hillview Partners Property Fund (HPPF).

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