real estate

Jan 26, 2012

EUUK alternative funds such as private equity and real estate vehicles are still unsure of precisely which will be covered by the Alternative Investment Fund Managers (Aifm) directive, despite a discussion paper from the Financial Services Authority (FSA).

Dec 14, 2011

Cutting_ribbonAs fund managers recover from an immensely challenging year, George Mitton finds out which of the 50 largest firms launched products, in which asset classes, and which strategies they favoured.

Dec 14, 2011

ChinaForget Europe and North America, our latest survey of fund launches reveals a remarkable turn-around for the likes of China and Brazil, writes George Mitton.

Dec 13, 2011

Wallet_UKIncome has been the dominant theme in the investment company sector in the UK, according to the Association of Investment Companies (AIC).

Nov 24, 2011

Calculating_feesManagers of non-listed real estate funds are likely to feel increased pressure to reduce management fees, according to a recent survey by Inrev.

Nov 22, 2011

Office_buildings1Commercial property values will hold up and not plummet as they did after the Lehman Brothers collapse of 2008 despite stock market volatility being similar to three years ago, says Invesco Real Estate.

Nov 08, 2011

OutsorcingInstitutional investors are allocating more money to real estate and driving managers to rely more on outsourcing, according to a study by State Street.

Nov 04, 2011

Moscow1The Russian capital has overtaken London as the most attractive European city for real estate investment, according to an index by LaSalle Investment Management.

Nov 02, 2011

Leg-upHedge funds received negative publicity throughout the financial crisis, but Michael Hornsby and Kerry Nichol of Ernst & Young say investors are now demonstrating renewed belief in the alternative investment industry.


Oct 26, 2011

Rising-graphJersey's asset servicing industry saw assets rise 20% to $278 billion (€200 billion) in the year ending 30 June, according to data firm Lipper, driven by growth of private equity and real estate funds. The figure exceeds the previous high of $270 billion in 2008.

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