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The direct secondaries specialist has purchased a 50% share in a collection of office buildings in London’s Paternoster Square from Oxford Properties, the real estate business of Canadian pension Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System.
There are similarities between the UK's vote to leave the EU and Donald Trump's election as president, but early reaction from the private real estate market points to a potentially rosier outcome for the US.
A conference poll on European investment trends revealed that global investors are looking to invest elsewhere over the next two years.
New York overtook London where deal volumes dropped due to high pricing and the continuing fallout from Brexit, said a report from Cushman & Wakefield.
If there is a lesson to be learned from Brexit, it is that it is never wise to act hastily during tumultuous times.
There are few indicators out there for those seeking major discounts in core UK property, says Charles Weeks, Head of Real Estate - Europe, Barings Real Estate Advisers
The Edinburgh-based real estate investment management platform of UK insurer Standard Life has offered more precise guidance of when it plans to re-open the open-ended UK retail property fund which it shuttered following the Brexit vote.
With the last two remaining firms announcing the end of their trading suspensions on their UK property funds this week, it appears the damage they suffered was minimal.
The decisions mean all seven UK firms which suspended trading on their UK property funds following Brexit have now either lifted the gating or announced when the vehicles will reopen.
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