real estate

Oct 16, 2015

Alan DundonIt’s probably fair to say that anyone doing the private equity and real estate (PERE) conference circuit back in 2012/13 would have found it difficult to get a fan club off the ground dedicated to the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

Oct 14, 2015

Office buildings1Funds of funds that invest in non-listed real estate – and returned a disappointing 0.2% two years ago - have moved back to “prominence as a key area of interest for institutional investors”, it is claimed, after the sector made a total return of 8% last year.

Sep 11, 2015

PatchworkFunds Europe asked leading custody figures about overlapping reporting requirements and dealing with fragmented approaches by countries to fund retrocessions.

Aug 21, 2015

HiredEuropean investment and private bank has hired Kallum Pickering as its senior UK economist.

Aug 19, 2015

US real estateInvestors who have caused global property to emerge as one of the year’s most popular asset classes so far have been rewarded by their US holdings.

Aug 19, 2015

Oxford street shoppersAlthough the rise in UK inflation took fund managers by surprise this week, some of them should have seen it coming…

Aug 17, 2015

real estateGlobal investment in commercial property grew by more than 10% in the first half (1H) of the year, though activity in Asia slowed and prime yields across the board reached new lows.

Aug 10, 2015

Calssification1The European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles (Inrev) has called on the European Commission to consider reducing the complexity and cost of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (Emir) for real estate fund managers.

Aug 06, 2015

Storm cloudsIn the wake of Greece’s debt woes and China’s Shanghai Composite Index losing 30% of its value in three weeks from mid-June, you’d assume investors may be wary of taking risks. Not so say NN Investment Partners (formerly ING Investment Management).

Aug 05, 2015

real estateSurging investment activity is seeing property yields fall in many European markets, with the best buying opportunities in the industrial sector.

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Roundtables

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Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.

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Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.