real estate

Mar 07, 2012

CitiesCan Luxembourg compete with the likes of Paris and Hong Kong to attract high-quality staff from abroad? Jean-Jacques Picard looks at what it has to offer.

Mar 07, 2012

92573311Guernsey is seeking greater ties with Luxembourg as the trend for dual fund structures emerges, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Feb 27, 2012

Sold houseInstitutions that invest in alternatives such as private equity and real estate are increasingly opting to deal directly with specialist fund managers rather than via funds of funds.

Feb 21, 2012

birdsThematic investment might seem like the preserve of active investors because it is based on holding convictions. But Fiona Rintoul asks if these beliefs could be put into indices to gain passive exposure to investment motifs.

Feb 21, 2012

Rocket_launchIn our new regular feature, we will profile some of the most interesting fund launches of the previous month. However, this inaugral data goes back to October and shows a good spread of equity and bond funds.

Feb 13, 2012

RatingJust 9% of more than 5,000 investment strategies achieved the highest environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings, according to an analysis by Mercer, an investment consultancy.

Feb 06, 2012

Equities_going_upEquities could deliver returns in the region of 8% and be the best asset class during 2012 to 2016, according to forecasts by Robeco, the Dutch fund management company.

Jan 27, 2012

Real estate2Non-listed real estate investors are fleeing to the perceived safety of the German retail market in response to challenging market conditions, according to a survey from the European Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate vehicles (Inrev).

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.

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