real estate

Jun 30, 2011

Paper-planeThe regulatory environment is a key factor for any firm considering new jurisdictions. Funds Global talks to George Pickering and Shaun Swan of the QFCRA about the new rule book, risk-based regulation and a streamlined registration process.

Jun 30, 2011

LiquidityQatar boasts a state-of-the-art stock exchange but little liquidity at present. Funds Global talks to Mohsin Mujtaba about QE's plans to bring more participants to the market.

Jun 27, 2011

Denis_PanelTHEAM, the newly launched specialist asset manager within BNP Paribas Investment Partners, has recently reshaped its EasyETF offer and is now focusing its energies on a range of 'star' ETFs to ensure it provides clients with the best products available on the market.

Jun 27, 2011

The popularity of ETFs is booming and providers are having to supply unique and clever products to cope with demand. Some industry experts give their opinion on what investors should look out for.

Jun 16, 2011

Toy_soldiersAs Luxembourg looks to attract more alternative assets, specialist asset servicing providers are finding new ways of competing with the big one-stop-shop banks. Angele Spiteri Paris reports.

Jun 16, 2011

Kid_with_brushGood financial modelling of real estate funds means investors can ensure they are achieving their objectives, say Michael Hornsby, Nicolas Gillet, and Nicolas Bolland, of Ernst & Young's Luxembourg practice.

Jun 10, 2011

Yvnge-SlyngstadAs an after-effect of the financial crisis, an uncomplicated approach to investment is a good thing. Yvnge Slyngstad of NBIM tells Funds Europe how the Norwegian sovereign wealth fund is changing the way it invests.

Jun 10, 2011

Our head-to-head discussion with two prominent pension schemes in the UK reveals problems with investment benchmarks that came to light in the financial crisis. It also indicates that there is a desire for passive solutions that is not being satisfied by investment managers' product offerings. These, along with other issues considered here, set the scene for forward planning in the pensions industry. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick (part 2)

Jun 10, 2011

Umbrella-stormsOverheating emerging market economies are exporting inflation to the rest of the world. But as investors' inflation expectations rise, so does the cost of protection, finds George Mitton.

Jun 10, 2011

Kenneth_FarrugiaThe looming implementation of the Aifm (Alternative Investment Fund Managers) Directive and the passporting opportunities afforded by new Ucits IV regulatory measures are generating increased interest in re-domiciling to, or domiciling mirror-funds, within the European Union

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