real estate

Oct 26, 2015

Berlin bundestagGerman institutional investors have funded the first pan-European property strategy launched by BMO Global Asset Management, the North American firm which bought London’s F&C Asset Management in 2014.

Oct 23, 2015

HiredIndex provider MSCI has made two senior appointments with Baer Pettit as chief operating officer and Diana Tidd to head of equity index products.

Oct 16, 2015

Oriental dominosMulti-asset funds have been a popular choice for investors for some time. With recent market ructions, David Stevenson finds out how these funds are coping in difficult conditions.

Oct 16, 2015

James ElliotJames Elliot, a chief investment officer within multi-assets at JP Morgan Asset Management, tells Funds Europe about the evolution of multi-asset funds and how the strategy is invested.

Oct 16, 2015

Linda GibsonWhen Old Mutual Asset Management expanded its global distribution three years ago, the top job went to Linda T Gibson. As she tells Nick Fitzpatrick, her background in business is unusual for such a role.

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.

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