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Quiz: Who's Who, What's What: Bisnow's Cash Infusion Event

Want to get a jump-start on upcoming deals? Meet the major London players at one of our upcoming events!

Do you know how many pounds will be spent on global real estate this year? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of London investment and to find out more about the all-star panelists who will share the latest know-how on London capital markets and foreign investment at Bisnow's Cash Infusion Event on Feb. 23 at the BFI IMAX. 

1

Which recent major consolidation in the hotel industry was supported with a significant investment from UK Real Estate Investment Firm Cain Hoy Enterprises?​

Which recent major consolidation in the hotel industry was supported with a significant investment from UK Real Estate Investment Firm Cain Hoy Enterprises?​

Bunkhouse and Standard International
SBE Entertainment and Morgan Hotels
AccorHotels and FRHI Hotels & Resorts

YOU'RE CORRECT!

Cain Hoy Enterprises, led by Bisnow’s All Star panelist Jonathan Goldstein, is providing SBE Entertainment with an undisclosed amount of capital to fund the acquisition of Morgans Hotel Group in an $82M all-cash transaction. Founded in 2002, SBE is an American hospitality, real estate and entertainment company that dominates the West Coast hospitality realm. The company is led by Sam Nazarian, who owns hotels, restaurants, nightlife and real estate groups. SBE's partners include designer Philippe Starck, photographer Matthew Rolston and chefs José Andrés, Katsuya Uechi and Danny Elmaleh.

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Cain Hoy Enterprises, led by Bisnow’s All Star panelist Jonathan Goldstein, is providing SBE Entertainment with an undisclosed amount of capital to fund the acquisition of Morgans Hotel Group in an $82M all-cash transaction. Founded in 2002, SBE is an American hospitality, real estate and entertainment company that dominates the West Coast hospitality realm. The company is led by Sam Nazarian, who owns hotels, restaurants, nightlife and real estate groups. SBE's partners include designer Philippe Starck, photographer Matthew Rolston and chefs José Andrés, Katsuya Uechi and Danny Elmaleh.

2

What percentage of the commercial property bought in central London in the past three months was purchased by foreign investors?

What percentage of the commercial property bought in central London in the past three months was purchased by foreign investors?

56%
84%
78%

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"Overseas investors accounted for 78% of the commercial property bought in central London in the last three months, as sterling devaluation and price discounts make the capital more attractive than ever,” according to The Telegraph​ .

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"Overseas investors accounted for 78% of the commercial property bought in central London in the last three months, as sterling devaluation and price discounts make the capital more attractive than ever,” according to The Telegraph​ .

3

When it was built in 1880, Royal Albert Dock was the first dock in the world to have:

Electricity for lights and to power winches
An underground passageway to allow dockers to move quickly from ship to ship
A permanent medical team to check seamen for infectious diseases

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4

There are two listed buildings at ​ABP ​Royal Albert Dock. Why are they of such historic interest?

They are Tudor buildings from the time of the old Beckton Manor in the reign of Elizabeth I.
When they were constructed in the 19th century, they were a revolutionary pre-fab design.
They were designed by Augustus Pugin, who was also responsible for designing the Palace of Westminster.

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5

In 2017, how much is expected to be invested in global real estate?

 In 2017, how much is expected to be invested in global real estate?

£45.6B
£52.6B
£48.2B

YOU'RE CORRECT!

A minimum of £45.6B of capital is expected to be invested in global real estate this year. "These results from the global Investment Intentions Survey 2017, published by INREV, ANREV and PREA, underline a continuing strong appetite for real estate among institutional investors, despite continuing global economic and geopolitical uncertainty,” according to CoStar.

YOU'RE WRONG!

A minimum of £45.6B of capital is expected to be invested in global real estate this year. "These results from the global Investment Intentions Survey 2017, published by INREV, ANREV and PREA, underline a continuing strong appetite for real estate among institutional investors, despite continuing global economic and geopolitical uncertainty,” according to CoStar.

6

Cain Hoy provided a £78M loan believed to be the largest structured debt financing following the EU Referendum in October 2016 – to whom?

Lodha UK
Vanke
Delancey

YOU'RE CORRECT!

"The US investment firm [Cain Hoy], which is behind the development of Islington Square and The Stage in Shoreditch, said the loan has been secured against [Indian residential developer] Lodha UK's site at 48 Carey St., which has planning consent for 202 flats,” according to CoStar.

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"The US investment firm [Cain Hoy], which is behind the development of Islington Square and The Stage in Shoreditch, said the loan has been secured against [Indian residential developer] Lodha UK's site at 48 Carey St., which has planning consent for 202 flats,” according to CoStar.

7

For which charity did ​Patron managing director Keith Breslauer kayak 100 miles across the channel?

For which charity did ​Patron managing director Keith Breslauer kayak 100 miles across the channel?

Armed Forces Charities
Marine Conservation Society
The Royal Marines Charity

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8

In 2016, Patron Capital undertook one of the industry’s most successful fundraisings. How much did it raise?

€750M
€949M
€123M

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Patron Capital raised €949M for Fund V, exceeding its target of €750M. It attracted investors from nine countries — the majority of commitments came from North America, followed by Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. "Fund V will continue the same investment strategy as Patron’s previous funds, opportunistically targeting distressed and undervalued investments, directly or indirectly related to property, across Western Europe. The fund will invest across a range of sectors in property-backed corporate investments as well as individual properties," according to The Private Equity Wire.

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Patron Capital raised €949M for Fund V, exceeding its target of €750M. It attracted investors from nine countries — the majority of commitments came from North America, followed by Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. "Fund V will continue the same investment strategy as Patron’s previous funds, opportunistically targeting distressed and undervalued investments, directly or indirectly related to property, across Western Europe. The fund will invest across a range of sectors in property-backed corporate investments as well as individual properties," according to The Private Equity Wire.

9

Because it's unable to take on debt, capital market trading and strategic partners provide <a href =https://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/> The Crown Estate </a> with liquidity. In recent years, which out of the three below has not partnered with the Crown Estate?

Oxford Properties
Qatari Diar
Norges Bank Real Estate Management

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10

How many mega-deals (valued at more than £1B) were closed in Europe in 2016?

How many mega-deals (valued at more than £1B) were closed in Europe in 2016?

15
9
16

YOU'RE CORRECT!

There were only nine in 2016, compared to 15 in 2015 and 16 in 2014.

YOU'RE WRONG!

There were only nine in 2016, compared to 15 in 2015 and 16 in 2014.

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