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realassets.ipe.com March 13, 2018

CalSTRS Hires Principal To Invest £500M In UK

California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) has created a £500 million separate account with Principal Real Estate Investors to invest in industrial assets in the United Kingdom.
Read by 36% of LPs

cityam.com July 05, 2017

Octopus Ventures To Raise Largest Ever VC Trust

Octopus Ventures' Titan venture capital trust (VCT) has announced it intends to raise up to £200 million, which would make it the largest ever VCT. The record fundraise is driven by what Octopus sees as a thriving U.K. entrepreneurial scene, and booming demand from high-net-worth investors.
Read by 58% of LPs

feedproxy.google.com August 29, 2016

Etsy-Style U.K. Shopping Marketplace Notonthehighstreet.com Raises $27.5M

<p>Notonthehighstreet.com, a U.K.-based online shopping marketplace featuring unique and one-off products from individuals and small businesses, has closed a &pound;21 million ($27.5 million) Series E round led by Germany-based media company Hubert Burda Media. Existing investors including Index Ventures and Industry Ventures, and Eight Roads Ventures also participated in the round.</p>
Read by 42% of LPs

businessinsider.com August 11, 2016

Brexit Is Threatening To Eradicate Britain's Pension Payouts

Britain&#39;s pension industry could find itself in difficulty&nbsp;because its key&nbsp;asset holdings &ndash; government bonds &ndash; have&nbsp;negative yields.&nbsp;
Read by 51% of LPs

ai-cio.com August 11, 2016

An End For Consultant Manager Selection At UK Pensions?

As UK public pensions prepare to pool their investments, pension consultants are rethinking their propositions.
Read by 71% of LPs

cityam.com August 02, 2016

Brexit Referendum Hurt Startups Seeking Funding

The Deal report from Beauhurst, which monitors equity fundraising secured by private companies in the UK, tracked 557 deals completed, and announced, in the first half of 2016 &ndash; down 22 per cent from the second half of 2015.
Read by 38% of LPs

freshbusinessthinking.com July 26, 2016

Venture Capital Investment Into UK Not Derailed By Brexit Vote

Since the referendum, $200 million of venture capital funding has been agreed, covering over 42 deals. Also, since the referendum Santander has announced plans to invest a further $100m into the UK fintech space, via Santander InnoVentures, topping up the total funds available from the venture to $200m.
Read by 59% of LPs

ibtimes.co.uk July 25, 2016

VC Firms Invest $200M In UK Startups Despite Brexit Vote

Venture capital firms world-wide have invested $200m (&pound;152.27m, &euro; 182.21m) in UK tech start-ups in recent weeks, despite the Brexit vote, according to a report from Pitchbook, an American company that tracks investments.&nbsp;
Read by 32% of LPs

thenational.ae July 19, 2016

Dubai Retailer Forever Rose To Open Hotels In London And GCC

The Dubai retailer Forever Rose is to expand into hotels, with the first one in central London, on expectations that tourism between the United Kingdom and the Arabian Gulf region will remain buoyant despite the vote to leave the European Union.
Read by 63% of LPs

theguardian.com July 13, 2016

$5B UK Commercial Property Could Be Up For Grabs, Including Queen's Bank HQ

Reports on Coutts office come as property funds look to raise billlions to meet demands of investor wanting money back.&nbsp;
Read by 59% of LPs