real estate

Feb 12, 2016

London Thames riverWe profile some of the most interesting fund launches in recent weeks and examine the performance of a product already on the market.

Feb 10, 2016

Hypermarket1Invesco Real Estate has purchased 11 hypermarkets in Northern Spain, inspired by Spain’s recovering economy.

Feb 05, 2016

Florent HerveBMO Real Estate Partners, part of BMO Global Asset Management, has appointed Florent Hervé as European asset manager, closely following the hire of Assia Amore, who joined as European transaction manager in January.

Feb 04, 2016

Luxembourg on mapLuxembourg funds saw assets under management increase by 13% last year to €3.5 trillion, figures out this week showed.

Jan 25, 2016

UK real eastateInvestors looking for income from property have the option to tap real estate companies and investment trusts through an index fund from Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).

Jan 22, 2016

Steven SewellMacquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (Mira) has appointed a specialist from Australia to lead its European property investment business.

Jan 20, 2016

real estateLuxembourg has grown in popularity as a domicile for real estate investment funds (Reifs), according to a survey released by the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (Alfi) and conducted by Big Four accountancy firm EY Luxembourg.

Dec 23, 2015

We profile some of the most interesting fund launches in recent weeks and examine the performance of a product already on the market.

EMERGING MARKET debt

Kames Capital has extended its fixed income range with the launch of an emerging market bond fund.

It will invest mainly in the investment grade debt of sovereigns and corporates, primarily through hard currency.

Emerging market bonds will comprise a minimum of 80% of the fund’s portfolio, and 80% of its holdings will be investment grade at a minimum. The...

Dec 18, 2015

Tony DohertyLegal & General Investment Management’s real estate and infrastructure arm, LGIM Real Assets, has appointed Tony Doherty as head of product development in its business development team.

Dec 14, 2015

Handshake contractEuropean insurers are uncertain about the ability of asset managers to help them make enough investment returns to be able to meet guaranteed rates for their policy holders.

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