Commentary: European venture capital – Out of Silicon Valley's shadow – Pensions & Investments

For as long as European venture capital has existed, it has been in the shadow of its bigger, bolder trans-Atlantic counterpart. While Europe has had many notable success stories in recent years — from Skyscanner and Spotify to Supercell and Zalando — for every tech giant over here, there are plenty more U.S. equivalents.However, as […]

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Blackstone president still sees opportunity in US real estate – The Real Deal Magazine

Blackstone president still sees opportunity in US real estate Firm’s core-plus portfolio grew 36% last year Tony James and the Seattle skyline The U.S. real estate market may have slowed down, but Blackstone Group president Tony James still sees plenty of opportunities for profit. “Real estate is a gargantuan market,” he said during the company’s […]

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Avesta Appoints Two Senior Level Hires to Investor Relations and Accounting – Markets Insider

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Avesta, a fully integrated owner-operator specializing in multifamily apartment homes, is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its leadership team with two recent hires: Gary Garcia II, Director of Investor Relations and Tara McCoy-Jeffers, Director of Accounting.  “Gary and Tara are important additions to the Avesta team […]

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Foreign Property Investors Drawn to US Industrial, Logistics Assets – World Property Journal

Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland, Seattle and Phoenix top target markets According to CBRE, strong fundamentals, growing sophistication of logistics facilities and e-commerce growth has led to a surge in foreign industrial investment in the U.S. Foreign investors have acquired nearly $61 billion in U.S. industrial real estate since 2010, 48 percent of which has come […]

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Collectors, get ready: It's the Philly Non-Sports Card Show – Allentown Morning Call

From the top names in trading cards to exclusive sets, the Philly Non-Sports Card Show will have something for every collector. The show — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday — returns to Allentown’s Merchants Square Mall for its 67th show. It is one of the oldest shows […]

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Margin rules depress derivative contract terms, survey finds – Asset Servicing Times

New EU margin requirements are driving less favourable non-price terms and conditions in new or renegotiated over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives master agreements, according to a EU Commission market survey. Respondents to the commission’s quarterly survey on EU securities financing market liquidity cited the implementation of European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) margin requirements for non-cleared OTC derivative […]

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