real estate

Sep 28, 2012

ShopperDespite the recession, some UK and European retail centres have become sought-after investments. Nick Fitzpatrick finds out more.

Sep 27, 2012

Shaghai2Harvest Fund Management and Grosvenor Fund Management have jointly launched a real estate fund management business investing in the Greater China region.

Sep 04, 2012

Asian asset managers have historically lagged behind Europe and North America in the take-up of operational outsourcing, but the participants in our roundtable say this is changing. They also discuss the cost pressures they face themselves as a result of increased regulation. Chaired by Stefanie Eschenbacher.

Aug 31, 2012

French chief executives representing some €2.4 trillion of assets under management discuss how the eurozone crisis is shaping the funds industry in France. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Aug 31, 2012

Panning-for-goldNew regulation will substantially alter the landscape for service providers to alternative investment funds, especially depositories, say Michael Hornsby and Andreia Camara, of Ernst & Young, Luxembourg.

Aug 31, 2012

Two French banks saw their global assets under custody shrink during our survey period, while Citi' formerly the largest custodian of European assets' was overtaken by an American rival, finds Nick Fitzpatric.

Jul 25, 2012

dominoSmall changes in inflation or interest rates can have a significant impact on pension funds, given the long-term nature of their liabilities. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds they look to inflation-linked assets, despite falling inflation.

Jul 25, 2012

The costs of alternative funds could rise under new depository laws. Funds Europe asks custody banks which types of funds are likely to be affected. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jul 09, 2012

Office buildings1Assets managed by the top 100 alternative investment managers globally exceed $3 trillion (€2.4 trillion),

Jul 06, 2012

PeruPeru is one of Latin America's best performing economies. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at supporting factors for investment management there, including the growing middle class and easier access to offshore investment.