Property Funds

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AXA Investment Managers appoints new head of Japan

17 January 2017

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets (AXA IM - Real Assets) has appointed Yoshihiko Hayafuji as Head of Japan, effective immediately.

Angel Gardens is Moda Living’s £130m PRS project in Manchester

Apache Capital and Moda Living secure £85m for Manchester scheme

16 January 2017

Apache Capital Partners, the property investment management firm, and joint venture partner Moda Living have agreed senior debt financing of £85m secured on Angel Gardens, Manchester.

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First Property joins forces with Oxbridge colleges

16 January 2017

First Property Group, the property fund manager and investor, has established a new fund with three Oxbridge colleges.

Industrial estate, Leyton

Marchmont sets up its first fund targeting industrial

6 January 2017

Marchmont Investment Management has launched its first fund targeting the flourishing UK urban logistics market and has appointed former Brockton Capital and TH Real Estate fund manager Cameron Fraser to spearhead the strategy.


Man Group completes acquisition of Aalto

3 January 2017

Man Group has completed its acquisition of Aalto Invest Holding, which allows it to enter the US homes market.


INREV explores growth of secondary trading in European funds

15 December 2016

Almost a quarter of European property funds have experienced secondary trading, according to research by INREV.

Theresa May

Theresa May's Brexit speech: Property reacts

17 January 2017

The property industry has expressed concerns about skills shortages and a fall in office occupier demand, in response to Theresa May’s ‘Brexit speech’ in which she revealed that the UK will leave the single market.

Banks and Lending


Laxfield National secures funding for deals up to £100m

16 January 2017

Laxfield Group, a real estate debt investment manager, has revealed that it is now able to fund individual loans of up to £100m thanks to an increased allocation of capital for its Laxfield National programme.

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Property companies

Empiric’s student accommodation at College Green in Bristol

Empiric buys in York for £23m

17 January 2017

Empiric Student Property has acquired the freehold of a 220 bed student accommodation scheme in York for £23.3m.

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Mergers and acquisitions

Helen McArdle

HC-One acquires Helen McArdle Care and its 20 care homes

17 January 2017

Care provider HC-One has completed the acquisition of Helen McArdle, the largest independent care home operator in the North East of England.

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