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Record US$6.2 billion raised for AMP Capital infrastructure debt strategy

Record US$6.2 billion raised for AMP Capital infrastructure debt strategySubscription

Tue, 22 Oct 2019

AMP Capital has announced a record US$6.2 billion fundraise for its fourth infrastructure debt strategy, which includes the final close of the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund IV (IDF IV), co-investment rights and separately managed account commitments.

AMP Capital Insights: Infrastructure Debt – The Private Capital Advantage

AMP Capital Insights: Infrastructure Debt – The Private Capital AdvantageSubscription

Tue, 22 Oct 2019

Following a year of record deployment for AMP Capital’s Infrastructure Debt investment strategy, in a whitepaper released today, Emma Haight-Cheng, European Head of Infrastructure Debt, explains the market dynamics that have created a growth pathway for infrastructure debt in the past decade, and why the opportunities for infrastructure lenders globally have become so attractive.

Australian Real Estate Quarterly Review Q4 2019

Australian Real Estate Quarterly Review Q4 2019Subscription

Tue, 22 Oct 2019

Office markets well placed given global uncertainty Dexus Research today released its latest Australian Real Estate Quarterly Review. This report describes the outlook for Australia’s main property markets in context of global uncertainty. Australian office markets are very well placed to handle a period of uncertainty.

Workstation Awarded Prestigious Well Core & Shell Certification

Workstation Awarded Prestigious Well Core & Shell CertificationSubscription

Thu, 17 Oct 2019Updated: Fri, 18 Oct 2019

Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that it has been awarded WELL Core & Shell Certification at the Gold level for WorkStation by the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™). The prestigious distinction was awarded through IWBI’s WELL Building Standard™ (WELL), which is the premier building standard to focus on enhancing people’s health and wellness through the buildings where we live, work and play.

DekaBank refinances property in StuttgartSubscription

Tue, 15 Oct 2019

DekaBank has arranged a loan on behalf of Hines Pan European Core Fund HECF to refinance the building “Caleido” in Stuttgart. DekaBank is the sole underwriter of the loan of EUR 41.5 million, which has a term of seven years.

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Record US$6.2 billion raised for AMP Capital infrastructure debt strategy

Record US$6.2 billion raised for AMP Capital infrastructure debt strategySubscription

Tue, 22 Oct 2019

AMP Capital has announced a record US$6.2 billion fundraise for its fourth infrastructure debt strategy, which includes the final close of the AMP Capital Infrastructure Debt Fund IV (IDF IV), co-investment rights and separately managed account commitments.

AMP Capital Insights: Infrastructure Debt – The Private Capital Advantage

AMP Capital Insights: Infrastructure Debt – The Private Capital AdvantageSubscription

Tue, 22 Oct 2019

Following a year of record deployment for AMP Capital’s Infrastructure Debt investment strategy, in a whitepaper released today, Emma Haight-Cheng, European Head of Infrastructure Debt, explains the market dynamics that have created a growth pathway for infrastructure debt in the past decade, and why the opportunities for infrastructure lenders globally have become so attractive.

Leaders in closed aircraft funds -  KGAL Aviation heads the FONDS professionell rankings

Leaders in closed aircraft fundsSubscription

Thu, 27 Jun 2019

Closed aircraft funds managed by investment and asset manager KGAL were rated very highly in an analysis published by investor magazine FONDS professionell, in which they accounted for 10 of the 15 best-rated aircraft funds. The company was named in positions 1–8, 10 and 11, with a surplus per annum of up to 11.88%.

UBS Asset Management completes disposal of Collgar Wind Farm, Western AustraliaSubscription

Fri, 21 Jun 2019Updated: Tue, 3 Sep 2019

UBS Asset Management’s (UBS-AM) Real Estate & Private Markets (REPM) Infrastructure business announces that it has completed the disposal of its 60% interest in the Collgar Wind Farm, a renewable power project that generates and delivers wind electricity in Western Australia. The stake has been acquired by the Retail Employees Superannuation Trust (REST), which held the remaining 40% stake in the wind farm and will now assume full ownership.

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.

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Homebuilders as a Case Study in Late-Cycle High Yield

Homebuilders as a Case Study in Late-Cycle High YieldSubscription

Mon, 14 Oct 2019Updated: Wed, 16 Oct 2019

For some high-yield investors, the U.S. homebuilding sector may represent a crossroads for the higher-rated portions of the market. Yet, as concerns about an economic slowdown mount, investors may be facing a highly-cyclical sector that generally appears fully valued and possibly on the precipice of weakening economic conditions. 

Rock bottom interest rates boost real estate

Blog | Rock bottom interest rates boost real estate

Thu, 10 Oct 2019

Since the start of 2018, we have noticed remarkable outperformance of real estate equities. In the last 18 months, the FTSE EPRA Nareit Developed Index has outperformed the aggregate equity index, the FTSE Developed Index, by around 15% 

Investing in Listed Real Estate

Investing in Listed Real Estate

Thu, 10 Oct 2019

Real estate is a popular asset class. One of the ways to get exposure to it is via listed real estate companies. In this report FTSE Russell looks at practical considerations of investing in listed real estate:

sustainable cities a new age for property

Sustainable Cities: A new age for propertySubscription

Wed, 9 Oct 2019

While rapid urbanisation has created greater wealth and economic output, it also has exerted severe pressure on the environment and public health. According to the United Nations, currently 75% of the world’s carbon emissions and 50% of waste come from cities, with at least 40% of the former from properties. As more than half of the world’s human population already lives in urban areas, demand for sustainable housing and work spaces in cities has reached a crucial point.

Q4 2018 – US QOZ Impact on Real EstateSubscription

Tue, 8 Oct 2019

As part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, Congress created a new provision in the tax code to incentivize investment in designated Qualified Opportunity Zones (“QOZs”), lower income areas that would benefit from capital investment and development. Senior Treasury officials estimate that the QOZ tax benefit program could channel over $100 billion of private capital to these emerging areas across the country with the significant potential to positively transform real estate markets ...

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Infrastructure Debt: The Private Capital Advantage

Infrastructure Debt: The Private Capital AdvantageSubscription

Tue, 22 Oct 2019

The growth of private debt strategies has continued apace since the beginning of the GFC. The rapid growth of this asset class is largely a consequence of the crisis: private investors have absorbed market share hitherto provided by banks. With lending to businesses gradually increasing over the past decade, 2017 at last saw deployment and fundraising surpass pre-crisis highs.

Private wants, public needsSubscription

Wed, 4 Sep 2019Updated: Wed, 18 Sep 2019

With society facing many urgent and complex challenges, deciding who is best-placed to deliver solutions has become an emotive and often political subject. We assess whether there is a better way to utilise the skills and resources of the public, private and third sectors for the greater good.

Re-imagining partnerships in infrastructure finance

Re-imagining partnerships in infrastructure financeSubscription

Thu, 1 Aug 2019Updated: Wed, 18 Sep 2019

While the shape of the UK’s future relationship with its European neighbours is still unclear, the question of how to finance infrastructure fit for the 21st century is equally pressing, argues Darryl Murphy.

ESG and real assets: A matter of balanceSubscription

Thu, 11 Jul 2019Updated: Mon, 5 Aug 2019

Assessing ESG risks within real asset investments is far from straightforward. Mark Versey and Stanley Kwong use five case studies to illustrate the balance of ESG risk factors that affects investment decision-making, beyond simply trying to be ‘green’.

The changing face of infrastructure

The changing face of infrastructureSubscription

Wed, 19 Jun 2019Updated: Tue, 22 Oct 2019

Infrastructure implies solidity and stability. But as an investment, there are few other asset classes that can match infrastructure’s dynamism, at least in terms of growth and diversity.

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