European Investment Market Update Q4 2015

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2015 saw European investment activity surpass its previous peak in 2007, but was Q4 activity as strong as expected? Join Nigel Almond, Head of Capital Markets Research and Magali Marton, Head of EMEA Research, to discuss the latest trends in European capital markets in Q4 2015 and the year as a whole. Who has been investing and where? What is the outlook for the market in 2016?
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