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July 02, 2020

Texas Municipal Retirement System's Governance Structure Allows For Nimble Investing | Peter Teneriello, Investment Analyst | Q&A

Peter Teneriello is an investment analyst with the Texas Municipal Retirement System, serving on the private equity team and leading their work in venture capital. In this interview, he discusses how TMRS is creative in how they approach building their venture portfolio; how the current crisis has led them to rethink the best ways to invest over the next year; and why governance structure is key jump on great opportunities during these unprecedented times.
Read by 47% of LPs 11 minutes ago

Wall Street Investment Firms Scored Emergency Government Loans Amid Pandemic, Banking News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

July 07, 2020 9:13 AMBOSTON (REUTERS) - Some investment firms, including those that run hedge funds or manage money for wealthy investors, are among the businesses approved for emergency US government loans to help small companies and non-profits pay employees during the coronavirus lockdown, according to data made public on Monday (July 6).
Read by 55% of LPs 1 hour, 31 minutes ago

10 Must Read Items For Cre Investors On July 7, 2020 | National Real Estate Investor

Commercial property sales in New York City took a deep dive in the second quarter, reports the Wall Street Journal. As department stores disappear, regional malls could follow, according to the New York Times. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
Read by 45% of LPs 2 hours, 11 minutes ago

Hedge Funds Are Crazy About Strongbridge Biopharma Plc (sbbp)

At the end of February we announced the arrival of the first US recession since 2009 and we predicted that the market will decline by at least 20% in (see why hell is coming). In these volatile markets we scrutinize hedge fund filings to get a reading on which direction each stock might be going. In this article, we will take a closer look at hedge fund sentiment towards Strongbridge Biopharma plc (NASDAQ:SBBP) at the end of the first quarter and determine whether the smart money was really smart about this stock.
Read by 57% of LPs 3 hours, 1 minute ago

June Employment Numbers Show Commercial Real Estate Heading In Right Direction | Nareit

Nareit Senior Economist Calvin Schnure said the June employment numbers released last week were a "welcome positive surprise" that shows commercial real estate is heading in the right direction.
Read by 64% of LPs 3 hours, 1 minute ago

Florida Sba Pumps Up Its Ballooning Venture Portfolio

The organization's venture portfolio is currently 23 percent of the overall private equity bucket, more than double its target of 10 percent. Not yet registered? Join today to access Venture Capital Journal's industry insights and updates.
Read by 58% of LPs 4 hours, 1 minute ago

Lingerfelt Commonwealth Sells Class A Office Building In Tampa, Florida

TAMPA, Fla., July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Lingerfelt CommonWealth Partners, LLC (LCP), a Richmond, Virginia-based commercial real estate investment firm, today announced the sale of Buschwood III to Continental Capital Partners, a real estate investment company based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, for $10.35 million. Buschwood III, a two-story, 78,000 square-foot, Class A office building in Tampa, Florida, was 92% leased to a variety tenants including CoAdvantage, BluePearl Veterinary Services, and the GSA as of disposition. Buschwood III was 86% leased when LCP purchased the property in February 2018 for $8.9 million.
Read by 38% of LPs 4 hours, 31 minutes ago

How Much Are Mena Countries Investing In Solar Energy And Why?

Besides being so rich in oil as a primary source for energy, the Middle East and North Africa have a great potential for renewable energy, especially solar one...
Read by 43% of LPs 5 hours, 11 minutes ago

Why Short-term Ctas Remain Up For The Year, As Other Trend-following Hedge Funds Take A Tumble

Why short-term CTAs remain up for the year, as other trend-following hedge funds take a tumble Submitted By Hugh Leask | 06/07/2020 - 5:33pm Short-term trend-following hedge fund strategies stayed in positive territory in the first six months of 2020, despite June proving to be another tough month in which CTAs' performance continued to slide as markets reverted and lacked direction.
Read by 77% of LPs 5 hours, 31 minutes ago

Sequoia Announces $1.35B Venture And Growth Funds For India And Southeast Asia - Techcrunch

Sequoia Capital India on Monday announced it has secured $1.35 billion from LPs for two new funds as the storied venture firm looks to ramp up its investments in the world's second-largest internet market and Southeast Asia. The two new funds -- a $525 million venture fund and a $825 million growth fund -- will help [...]
Read by 38% of LPs 5 hours, 31 minutes ago

1031 Exchange Investors Confront A Supply Pinch | National Real Estate Investor

According to one firm, demand for 1031 exchange properties is about three times higher than normal. : As commercial real estate investors scramble to meet a July 15 deadline for wrapping up 1031 exchanges, they've been running into trouble finding replacement properties. For one thing, there simply aren't enough suitable like-kind assets to go around. "The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the economy and real estate market into turmoil, leading to serious issues for exchange buyers, which means they are not the only investors trying to find a replacement property.
Read by 36% of LPs