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Friday, 15 July 2016 17:29

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Attacq is a leading capital growth fund in the real estate sector founded in 2005. It acquired the Waterfall development rights in 2008.

Billionaire businessman Patrice Motsepe’s African Rainbow Capital (ARC) has made its first foray into property‚ buying a 20% stake in Val de Vie Investments‚ which is expanding a high-end residential estate in the Western Cape.

Financial services giant Sanlam’s exit from Gensec, in 2004, set Marna van der Walt on an unplanned path to becoming a property industry powerhouse.

Bringing around 850 people from its various businesses under one roof, Excellerate Property Services is consolidating into new Johannesburg headquarters.

ALTX-listed MAS Real Estate — the Western European property play backed by South African developer Atterbury and life assurer Sanlam — has increased its presence in Scotland with the acquisition of a large tract of development land in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic city centre.

Financial services group Sanlam is due to launch its sub-Saharan Africa Real Estate Fund at the end of March‚ which it intends to list on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.

Vukile is committed to remaining a diversified fund but with a special emphasis on the retail sector. 

Tuesday, 22 November 2011 02:00

Vukile looks to grow the fund 'aggressively'

Looking forward, Vukile (VKE) plans to grow more aggressively by focussing on retail and improving the quality of their office portfolio, according to Laurence Rapp, CEO of Vukile Property Fund.

Vukile has reported a 7.5% increase in its interim distribution to 54.31c per linked unit and said it plans to grow the fund more aggressively.

Friday, 24 June 2011 02:00

Atterbury takes the lead in Hyprop

Hyprop Investments’ R9bn acquisition of Attfund’s retail arm, will not only have positive spin offs for Hyprop shareholders but will also gain capital injection into AltX-listed MAS.

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