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Hillview launches Partners Property Fund

7 August 2017

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


ICG-Longbow announces close of £370m for third senior debt fund

7 August 2017

ICG-Longbow, Intermediate Capital Group’s specialist real estate asset management division, has announced the final close of its third senior debt vehicle, ICG-Longbow Senior Debt Programme Vintage III, at £370m.

Graph - average allocations to real estate (% of AUM)

UK-based public pension fund allocations slip slightly

4 August 2017

UK-based public pension funds have cut their allocations to real estate a fraction in the wake of the EU referendum.


TH Real Estate raises £300m for debt fund

2 August 2017

TH Real Estate has been awarded a mandate to invest in the UK commercial real estate (CRE) debt market by The Korean Teachers’ Credit Union (KTCU).


NAV rises at UKCPT

28 July 2017

UK Commercial Property Trust (UKCPT) has posted a 1.7% rise in its net asset value (NAV) per share for the three months to 30 June.

Allan Lockhart

Listed sector bounces back as specialist strategies pay off

28 July 2017

“Perhaps the surprise of 2017 will be the outperformance of the UK-quoted real estate sector against the wider equity markets” was the closing sentence in my January column.


Virgin-backed tech pioneer picks London for international hub

18 August 2017

US satellite telecoms start-up OneWeb - which is promising to revolutionise the way the world receives broadband - is set to open its first office in London in a huge vote of confidence in the UK tech community.

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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Mergers and acquisitions

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.

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