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  • GCP Student Living completes acquisition of 'Podium' in London

    Monday 11 Dec 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Student residential asset-focussed real estate investment trust GCP Student Living announced on Monday that its purpose-built private student accommodation 'Podium' in London was now operational and fully occupied in respect of the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • International PPL invests in Frankfurt police headquarters

    Thursday 07 Dec 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Infrastructure investment company International Public Partnerships has entered into a binding commitment to acquire a stake in the new public private partnership police centre of South-East Hesse in Offenbach, near Frankfurt in Germany.

  • Electra Private Equity outperforms FTSE 250 in 'year of change'

    Thursday 07 Dec 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Electra Private Equity reported strong performance during what it described as a "year of change" in its preliminary announcement on Thursday, with total shareholder return of 21% for the year, compared with 14% for the FTSE 250 index.

  • HarbourVest renews undrawn $500m credit facility

    Wednesday 06 Dec 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Closed-end investment company HarbourVest Global Private Equity has announced the successful renewal of its existing $500m multi-currency credit facility with Lloyds Bank and Credit Suisse.

  • DS Smith, Just Eat and Halma join FTSE 100 as reshuffle confirmed

    Thursday 30 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - DS Smith, Just Eat and Halma will join the FTSE 100 next month after the latest quarterly index reshuffle was confirmed, with ConvaTec Group, Merlin Entertainments and Babcock International Group all demoted to the FTSE 250.

  • DS Smith, Just Eat and Halma join FTSE 100 as reshuffle confirmed

    Thursday 30 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - DS Smith, Just Eat and Halma will join the FTSE 100 next month after the latest quarterly index reshuffle was confirmed, with ConvaTec Group, Merlin Entertainments and Babcock International Group all demoted to the FTSE 250.

  • DS Smith, Just Eat and Halma join FTSE 100 as reshuffle confirmed

    Thursday 30 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - DS Smith, Just Eat and Halma will join the FTSE 100 next month after the latest quarterly index reshuffle was confirmed, with ConvaTec Group, Merlin Entertainments and Babcock International Group all demoted to the FTSE 250.

  • P2P to pay higher dividends, buy back shares

    Thursday 30 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - P2P Global Investments said it expected to pay a higher dividend and buy back more shares to boost shareholder returns.

  • GCP Infrastructure loan note portfolio refinanced

    Thursday 30 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Infrastructure debt-focussed fund GCP Infrastructure Investments announced on Thursday that a refinancing by funds and accounts under management by Blackrock Investment Management of a portfolio of loan notes held by the GCP Infra was completed on 29 November.

  • International PP to raise 80m to pay down debt

    Wednesday 29 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - International Public Partnerships has begun to raise 80m to pay down debt after its recent investments in Australian rolling stock and ahead of further spending on UK offshore electricity transmission.

  • GCP Infra enters 90m agreement with the Royal Bank of Scotland

    Tuesday 28 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - UK-listed fund company GCP Infrastructure has agreed an increase to its revolving credit facility.

  • Warehouse REIT acquires assets in Staffordshire and Carlisle

    Monday 27 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Specialist warehouse investor Warehouse REIT has exchanged contracts to acquire two separate assets - one in Stone, Staffordshire and the other in Carlisle - and completed on a site acquisition in Banbury, Oxfordshire.

  • Custodian REIT buys Superdrug site in Worcester

    Friday 24 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - UK property investment company Custodian REIT announced a further property purchase on Friday - a high street retail unit in Worcester, let to Superdrug Stores.

  • Residential Secure completes first acquisition

    Friday 24 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Residential asset class investor Residential Secure Income announced the completion of its first acquisition on Friday, with the purchase of a rental homes portfolio comprising 1,341 retirement properties for a total consideration of approximately 100m.

  • Triple Point Social Housing buys three supported housing properties

    Friday 24 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - The Board of Triple Point Social Housing has completed the acquisition of three supported housing properties, it emerged on Friday.

  • International Public Partnerships consortium wins bid for Dudgeon wind farm link

    Friday 24 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Ofgem appointed a consortium of International Public Partnerships and Transmission Capital Partners as the preferred bidder to own the offshore transmission link to the Dudgeon wind farm offshore Norfolk.

  • Fidelity China upbeat on outlook as it outperforms benchmark

    Friday 24 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Fidelity China Special Situations updated the market on its first half performance on Friday, reporting that its net asset value per share total return was 13.1% in the six months to 30 September.

  • Greencoat Renewables announces maiden dividend of 2.61 euro cents

    Thursday 23 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Between 15 February and 30 September, renewable infrastructure company Greencoat Renewables's portfolio, made up of wind farms that listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges in July of 2017, generated 107.7GWh of electricity, which was 3% above budget for the period.

  • Worldwide Healthcare outperforms amid positive Trump effect

    Thursday 23 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Worldwide Healthcare Trust said it outperformed its investment benchmark in the first six months of the year and that perceptions of healthcare stocks had improved under the presidency of Donald Trump.

  • Caledonia Investments makes decent progress despite market struggles

    Thursday 23 Nov 2017

    (ShareCast News) - Caledonia Investments reported a 2.7% decline in net assets in its first half on Thursday, to 1.85bn, with net asset value per share also down, dipping 2.9% to 3,298p.

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