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Lothbury Completes £56M Purchase Of Prime Southwark HotelSubscription

Mon, 17 Jun 2019

Lothbury Investment Management has completed the acquisition of the Travelodge hotel in Union Street, Southwark, London for £56.3m, as part of a segregated mandate for a major UK pension fund.

Germany in a Dilemma - KGAL publishes Perspective on Renewable Energies

Germany in a Dilemma - KGAL publishes Perspective on Renewable Energies, No. 02/2019Subscription

Wed, 12 Jun 2019

Germany started out as a pioneer in climate policy, but is no longer expected to achieve its targets for 2020. A newly published Perspective on Renewable Energies, from investment and asset manager KGAL, looks at the reasons behind this. In the latest issue, asset manager Jens Petry talks about how he maintains and enhances the value of renewable energy plants, and his colleagues tell about their Italian business partners in a questionnaire.

Nuveen Real Estate scoops 12th ENERGY Star award

Nuveen Real Estate scoops 12th ENERGY Star awardSubscription

Tue, 11 Jun 2019

Nuveen Real Estate has been awarded its 12th consecutive ENERGY Star Partner of the Year award (previously as TH Real Estate and TIAA), for “demonstrating exemplary commitment and dedication to leadership in energy efficiency and the ENERGY STAR program.” This is our 10th year at the Sustained Excellence level. The award is bestowed upon a diverse set of organizations that have demonstrated continued leadership in energy efficiency.

Nuveen Real Estate acquires nine multifamily assets in the U.S. for a new strategic portfolio

Nuveen Real Estate acquires nine multifamily assets in the U.S. for a new strategic portfolioSubscription

Mon, 10 Jun 2019

Nuveen Real Estate completed the acquisition of nine multifamily properties in the United States to seed a new strategic investment portfolio focused on acquiring and managing institutional quality multifamily rental properties in select U.S. cities.

Major German investment manager opens affiliate in London

Major German investment manager opens affiliate in LondonSubscription

Thu, 6 Jun 2019

KGAL Capital GmbH & Co. KG, a sales company of KGAL Group, has opened an affiliate in London. KGAL Group is a leading, independent investment and asset manager with assets under management of €20.5bn (£18.2bn). Its investment focus is on long-term capital investments for institutional and private investors in the real estate, infrastructure and aviation asset classes.

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Germany in a Dilemma - KGAL publishes Perspective on Renewable Energies

Germany in a Dilemma - KGAL publishes Perspective on Renewable Energies, No. 02/2019Subscription

Wed, 12 Jun 2019

Germany started out as a pioneer in climate policy, but is no longer expected to achieve its targets for 2020. A newly published Perspective on Renewable Energies, from investment and asset manager KGAL, looks at the reasons behind this. In the latest issue, asset manager Jens Petry talks about how he maintains and enhances the value of renewable energy plants, and his colleagues tell about their Italian business partners in a questionnaire.

Nuveen Real Estate scoops 12th ENERGY Star award

Nuveen Real Estate scoops 12th ENERGY Star awardSubscription

Tue, 11 Jun 2019

Nuveen Real Estate has been awarded its 12th consecutive ENERGY Star Partner of the Year award (previously as TH Real Estate and TIAA), for “demonstrating exemplary commitment and dedication to leadership in energy efficiency and the ENERGY STAR program.” This is our 10th year at the Sustained Excellence level. The award is bestowed upon a diverse set of organizations that have demonstrated continued leadership in energy efficiency.

Nuveen knows: Upcoming urbanites

Nuveen knows: Upcoming urbanitesSubscription

Thu, 25 Apr 2019

A new generation is flocking to cities, driving major economic and social shifts

KGAL New Frontiers invests in SunErgy

KGAL New Frontiers invests in SunErgy - Solar power plants in Africa promote economic developmentSubscription

Wed, 10 Apr 2019

KGAL New Frontiers GmbH (KNF) has acquired a 22% share of SunErgy AS, a Norwegian company delivering innovative solar power infrastructure in emerging markets. This investment aims to test new business fields.

UBS Asset Management launches its second infrastructure debt fund with EUR 448.4 million of seed commitments

UBS Asset Management launches its second infrastructure debt fund with EUR 448.4 million of seed commitmentsSubscription

Tue, 19 Mar 2019Updated: Tue, 26 Mar 2019

Fund’s predecessor, the Archmore Infrastructure Debt Platform I, now 94% deployed

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Real Estate Summary US Real Estate - Edition 2, 2019  Demand remains strong and spreads reversed somewhat in early 2019

Real Estate Summary US Real Estate - Edition 2, 2019: Demand remains strong and spreads reversed somewhat in early 2019Subscription

Mon, 17 Jun 2019

US real estate investors are entering year four of a period of relative calm, income-driven performance. Demand is strong. Supply should be monitored closely. Capital flows are supportive but not excessive, even as spreads show signs of easing.

Responsible Property Investing - 2018

Responsible Property Investing - 2018Subscription

Mon, 17 Jun 2019

We have been benchmarking the RPI performance of our funds for many years, with our involvement in the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) survey growing over that time. 

Real Estate Summary Edition 2, 2019 - Tenant demand healthy while investment activity slips.

Real Estate Summary Edition 2, 2019 - Tenant demand healthy while investment activity slips.Subscription

Mon, 3 Jun 2019

The economy held up better than expected in the first quarter of 2019, while some major central banks have turned dovish. Delayed policy tightening is supportive of real estate and investment activity was weaker across all regions with cap rates levelling off. We think occupier and investor markets look more resilient to any shock from the economy than they were prior to the global financial crisis.

Responsible property investing 2018

Responsible property investing 2018 Subscription

Thu, 30 May 2019

We have been benchmarking the RPI performance of our funds for many years, with our involvement in the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) survey growing over that time.

Asia Pacific property: Innovation and the disruption of technology

Asia Pacific property: Innovation and the disruption of technologySubscription

Tue, 21 May 2019Updated: Mon, 17 Jun 2019

Structural changes are presenting challenges and opportunities for real estate globally APAC occupiers and landlords are adopting technological and innovative strategies to overcome these challenges  Successful strategy implementation should unlock new sources of customer demand, increase space productivity, and improve asset quality Real estate investors could thereby benefit from extended investment longevity, added value to their portfolio and more ...

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Real Assets Sustainable Investing Report 2019

Real Assets Sustainable Investing Report 2019Subscription

Mon, 15 Apr 2019

As the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock has a responsibility and the privilege to lead the way on sustainable investing and to drive environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) best practice across the investing sector.

5G: Download The Revolution

5G: Download The RevolutionSubscription

Wed, 27 Mar 2019Updated: Thu, 2 May 2019

New Tech, New Applications And New Investment Ideas

Investing today for tomorrow’s needs

Investing today for tomorrow’s needsSubscription

Wed, 27 Mar 2019Updated: Thu, 2 May 2019

A digital transformation has revolutionised how the world communicates and how information is accessed, processed and stored. From interfaces that allow companies to operate seamlessly around the world to connecting friends and family, technological advances have made instant interactions and content access reliably routine. Creating, storing and accessing reports, media content and other data can be done with a click and sent worldwide in seconds.

Spotlight on addressing climate change

Spotlight on addressing climate changeSubscription

Wed, 13 Mar 2019Updated: Tue, 2 Apr 2019

In 2018, a group of leading climate scientists warned there is only a dozen years for global warming to be kept to a maximum of 1.5°C in a report published by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It states that even half a degree beyond this temperature will have significant environmental consequences, such as increased risk of heatwaves, droughts, floods and food shortages.

financing the european energy transition

Financing the European energy transitionSubscription

Wed, 20 Feb 2019

The global and European energy transition is steadily advancing, opening up attractive new avenues to institutional investors in various regions and asset classes. In order to fully partake in the investment opportunities that come with this fundamental shift in how the global energy grids work, it takes holistic strategies that address the entire value chain. Investors should take a closer look at new technologies, such as energy storage and transmission assets.

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  • QN-2546

    Asset class: Real Estate Equity Fund (non listed).
    Asset region: Europe.
    Size: Total CHF 600m, approx. CHF 100-300m per fund investment.
    Closing date: 2019-06-28.

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