real estate

Jul 29, 2015

Residential careCare homes appeal to people on few, if any, levels. But John Godden of Montreux Capital Management urges investors to look at the demographically driven sector as an alternative to fixed income. 

Jul 29, 2015

Graph upWith operational outsourcing of real estate investments on the increase, Nicholas Pratt looks at issues around the evolution of fund admin in this sector.

Jul 27, 2015

Retail warehouseA sustained period of UK retail sales has also seen higher investment in retail warehouses, with fund managers like Schroders and Aberdeen Investment Management acting as major players.

Jul 20, 2015

Pensioner with caneDefined contribution (DC) now accounts for around 30% of the UK workplace pension scheme membership, with DC assets growing at a rate of 7% per annum over the last ten years.

Jul 13, 2015

Global assetsAssets managed by the top 100 alternative investment managers reached $3.5 trillion (€3.1 trillion) globally last year – up from $3.3 trillion the year before.

Jul 13, 2015

Loan applicationDeutsche Bank has launched a fund processing service for investment managers that invest in illiquid assets, such as private loans, in a move that reflects wider efforts by fund administrators to improve support for alternative asset classes.

Jul 10, 2015

Buenos AiresArgentina illustrated just how risky things can get for asset servicers after custody bank Citi was dragged into a political and legal row. Nik Pratt considers whether Brazil and Uruguay might pose similar risks.

Jul 06, 2015

RebrandingBMO Financial Group has completed the re-branding of its asset management business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (Emea) as BMO Global Asset Management.

Jul 02, 2015

indiaRootCorp, a joint venture involving London-listed property services company Savills, has launched a real estate fund targeting India.

Jun 29, 2015

Calculating feesThe private equity industry offers good growth opportunities but may also be facing mounting pressure on fees, costs and the level of information available, according to an industry survey.