real estate

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.

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.

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