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Regulation

Stock price on monitor

EPRA: Market cap of European REITs could double if Solvency II changed

Wed, 6 Sep 2017By

John Forbes suggests EPRA’s arguments are ’an attempt to create ‘regulatory arbitrage’

Nine Elms Square, London

Wanda pulls out of £470m London project as Chinese rules tighten

Tue, 22 Aug 2017By IPE staff

CBRE research suggests new rules will have ‘nuanced’ effect on real estate

Hotel leisure hotels

China's Dalian Wanda carries out major restructure of hotel ownership

Thu, 10 Aug 2017By Florence Chong

The move comes amid speculation that China is increasing pressure on companies

BoE

Long-term value metrics key in avoiding repeat of 2007 lending boom

Tue, 4 Jul 2017By

BoE brands work “vital” in preventing repeat of past mistakes

The European Commission, Brussels

Trade bodies sign up to INREV's principles for UK-EU relations

Tue, 4 Apr 2017By

ALFI the latest organisation to support Brexit focus group

Hotel leisure hotels

SWIB gives Heitman $165m to invest in luxury hotel debt

Thu, 30 Mar 2017By Jon Peterson

New separate account marks shift in focus for pension fund’s debt strategy

EIOPA flag tower (crop)

MSCI, INREV renew calls to revise down Solvency II charges

Tue, 7 Mar 2017By

Update to 2011 study provides more evidence that regulators are overstating risk

China

New rules could affect outbound Chinese property investment

Wed, 30 Nov 2016By

New restrictions if put into effect might lengthen due diligence by large investors

The Houses of Parliament, London

AREF to investigate Brexit implications for property funds

Thu, 13 Oct 2016By

John Forbes commissioned to reassess best practice post-referendum

ESMA Paris building

ESMA raises concerns over extending AIFMD passport to US

Tue, 19 Jul 2016By

InvestEurope says Brexit makes easing of cross-border capital flows even more important

The Houses of Parliament, London

UK government fires 'starting gun' for PAIF conversions – AREF

Wed, 30 Mar 2016By IPE staff

Seeding relief to stimulate investment in vehicles, association says

The Houses of Parliament, London

Tax change puts emerging UK rented residential sector on backfoot

Thu, 17 Mar 2016By

Commercial real estate also set for change following UK Budget

Taiwan

Taiwan’s relaxes overseas investment restrictions for insurers

Wed, 16 Mar 2016By Tsering Namgyal

New risk-based limits should enable Fubon to buy Cannon Place in London

Taiwan

Taiwan insurers push for relaxation of real estate limits

Mon, 8 Feb 2016By Tsering Namgyal

Regulators propose limiting investments to 30% of net worth

Tokyo at night

Asian schemes to benefit from tax-free route to US property – CBRE

Fri, 8 Jan 2016By IPE staff

Japanese, Australian and South Korean pension funds most likely to take advantage of FIRPTA change

Manhattan, New York

Foreign pension funds' tax-free route to US real estate cleared

Mon, 21 Dec 2015By Stephanie Schwartz-Driver

Reforms to FIRPTA passed by US Congress

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People moves

People moves: Former president Tan named GIC director, special adviser

Thu, 23 Nov 2017By Florence Chong, IPE staff

Tan takes up the new role from January 2018

Kerrigan

People moves: Kerrigan Procter named as CEO of L&G Capital

Thu, 16 Nov 2017By IPE staff

LaSalle Investment Management, Aviva Investors, Resolution Property

Logistics

Aberdeen Standard to raise £250m in IPO for logistics fund

Wed, 15 Nov 2017By Razak Musah Baba

New European logistics investment company to be listed on London Stock Exchange

Business people walking

People moves: Gisselbrecht joins Patrizia to strengthen value-add capabilities

Wed, 8 Nov 2017By IPE staff

Ivanhoé Cambridge, Internos Global Investors, M7 Real Estate, M&G, AXA IM-RA

Tokyo

Jacquemin to replace Khoo as AXA IM-RA relocates Asia-Pacific hub

Tue, 7 Nov 2017By Razak Musah Baba

Current European head of transactions to oversee APAC activities from Tokyo

Hong Kong

TH Real Estate planning to launch Asia-Pacific cities fund in 2018

Tue, 7 Nov 2017By Florence Chong

Open-ended fund will invest in core real estate in key markets in the region

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Gherkin IVG

Aberdeen Standard awarded $1bn multi-manager mandate [updated]

Wed, 15 Nov 2017By

Neither Identity nor geographical domicile of investor disclosed 

California sign

CalPERS raises infrastructure exposure to $3.8bn and outperforms benchmark

Thu, 9 Nov 2017By Jon Peterson,

US pension fund outlines plans for real assets ahead of committee meeting

Magnifying glass, search

German family office seeks manager for €100m property mandate

Tue, 24 Oct 2017By IPE staff

IPE Quest search DS-2369 relates to a core real estate mandate for Europe ex-UK

Fashion retail

QIC consolidates presence in US retail market with Forest City transfer

Tue, 3 Oct 2017By IPE staff

Australian manager increases stakes in mall portfolio and takes over operating platform 

Office buildings

SWIB commits $608m to US real estate strategies

Fri, 29 Sep 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund approves several commitments

farming agriculture

Virginia Retirement System awards $150m farmland separate account

Thu, 28 Sep 2017By Jon Peterson

US pension fund invests with AgIS Capital for the first time

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