real estate

Mar 30, 2017

Global_propertyReturns from global property funds fell about six percentage points last year with Europe funds ranking second lowest.

Mar 23, 2017

MotorwayA Swiss investment boutique, Quaero Capital, has refocused its Real Assets fund to focus on infrastructure.

Mar 20, 2017

Ewan_MontgomeryFidelity International is on a recruitment drive to expand its UK and continental real estate business.

Mar 16, 2017

Brown_and_HouetLiquidity management has been a key part of regulatory reform since the financial crisis in 2008.

Mar 16, 2017

The Luxembourg funds industry association, Alfi, holds its European Asset Management Conference this month. Funds Europe talked to participants and others in Luxembourg about relevant topics.

Mar 08, 2017

Real_estateRPMI Railpen, which manages more than £25 billion (€28.8 billion) of pension assets on behalf of current and former UK rail employees, has appointed Matthew Howard to a new role as head of property asset management.

Mar 03, 2017

Private equity real estateTwo-thirds of private equity-real estate (PERE) firms intend to deploy more capital this year, a survey has indicated.

May 13, 2016

Cobbe and OrmondThe European Long-term Investment Fund (Eltif) is a new type of regulated fund to facilitate retail and institutional investment in projects that require long-term capital, such as infrastructure, real estate, transport and energy.

May 13, 2016

Bruce McGloganAs an alternative asset class, private equity and real estate (PERE) is on the rise worldwide, according to Bruce McGlogan, Head of Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Services at Maitland, the global advisory and fund administration firm with over $280 billion in assets under administration. 

May 13, 2016

Bruce McGloganAs an alternative asset class, private equity and real estate (PERE) is on the rise worldwide, according to Bruce McGlogan, Head of Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Services at Maitland, the global advisory and fund administration firm with over $280 billion in assets under administration. 

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