real estate

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.

Jul 02, 2012

TrucksHenderson Global Investors, the UK-listed fund manager, plans to launch a property fund for the German and Austrian markets that will specialise in logistics.

Jun 28, 2012

MomentumMore research published earlier this week suggested that investors are increasingly seeking alternative investments.

Jun 21, 2012

Signing_contractResearch provider S&P Capital IQ has signed a deal to apply its credit analysis tools to aid asset selection for a forthcoming global credit fund from Paris-based asset manager La Française AM.

Jun 13, 2012

Sea-sawA portfolio spread across a dozen asset classes can still be vulnerable in a crisis. Risk parity managers say the secret is to strike a balance, finds George Mitton.

Jun 11, 2012

MyanmarCube Capital has launched a real estate fund with multi-country exposure to Myanmar, Mongolia and Vietnam for diversification.