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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).

David Ritchie

Bovis confirms merger talks with Galliford Try after rejected Redrow walks away

13 March 2017

Bovis Homes is in merger talks with rival Galliford Try that could create a £2.5bn group, propelling the merged group into the top-five of UK housebuilders.

Sir Gerry Grimstone Simon Troughton Aberdeen Standard

City questions £11bn merger of Standard Life and Aberdeen

9 March 2017

Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management have claimed their £11bn merger will create a “formidable player” and is “excellent” for their clients. But the market did not appear to agree.

Sir Gerry Grimstone Simon Troughton Aberdeen Standard

Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management agree £11bn merger

6 March 2017

Fund managers Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life have agreed terms to create the UK’s largest fund manager.

Banks and lending


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.

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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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