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NEPI and Rockcastle to merge
14 December 2016 | Johannesburg | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed companies New Europe Property Investments and Rockcastle have agreed to merge, creating one of the biggest retail real estate companies active in the CEE markets...
Old Mutual lines up $500 million investment
15 August 2016 | Nigeria | Reporter: Shirley Fehr Rodriguez
Old Mutual Investment Group (OMIG) and the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) are planning to invest $500 million in real estate in Nigeria...
Cape Town to host African Real Estate Summit
04 July 2016 | Cape Town | Reporter: Becky Butcher
African cities have the opportunity to connect with investors and developers at this year’s African Real Estate Summit, located in Cape Town. The conference will be held on 2-3 November...
Actis raises $500 million for new fund
20 June 2016 | London | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Housing Finance becomes REIT
04 July 2014 | Nairobi | Reporter: Tammy Facey
Acucap qualifies as REIT
27 March 2014 | Johannesburg | Reporter: Stephen Durham
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