real estate

May 15, 2015

AbstractAccording to a new survey, the vast majority of private equity managers think they communicate well with their investors. Unfortunately, most of the investors disagree. Nicholas Pratt looks at how the two sides might be reconciled.

May 15, 2015

Roundabout signThe increasing variety of bond ETFs and competition among providers has given investors ample room to choose high-quality products, says Felix Goltz of the Edhec-Risk Institute. Meanwhile, more investors are replacing active managers with ETFs.

May 15, 2015

Nnitin MehtaWhat are the appropriate professional standards for brokers, advisers and other investment agents who recommend funds, stocks, bonds or any other investment?

May 15, 2015

CoalDuet Group, a London-based alternative asset manager, has appointed Ulrik Fugmann and Edward Lees as senior managing directors and co-chief investment officers of the Duet Natural Resources fund.

May 15, 2015

Hermes Philip NellHermes Investment Management has appointed Philip Nell as a fund director in Hermes Real Estate. He will join the firm in this new role on July 20, 2015.

May 13, 2015

Software platformTullett Prebon Alternative Investments (TPIA), a subsidiary of interdealer broker Tullett Prebon, has launched a screen-based matching engine that will facilitate transactions in alternative investments.

May 11, 2015

real estateSovereign wealth funds (SWFs) look set to become more active in the real estate asset class, according to research carried out by data provider Preqin.

May 11, 2015

Osaka skylineOne of Germany’s largest institutional investors has backed the acquisition of an office building in Japan at a time when German investors have put US and Asian property in demand, according to an investment manager.

May 11, 2015

AnalyticsAxa Investment Managers has launched a fund that aims to return the same as unlevered direct property investment but which also offers investors daily liquidity.

May 11, 2015

Laurent Ramsey PictetPictet Group, a Geneva-based bank and asset manager, has appointed its deputy chief executive of asset management, Laurent Ramsey, as a partner after 22 years with the firm.

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