real estate

Apr 19, 2011

MinersThere is no denying it, 2010 was a tough year, according to our fund administration survey respondents. Nicholas Pratt finds out what sizeable challenges they faced

Apr 11, 2011

13.10-Arrow-up_webFund managers specialising in emerging markets (EMs) could see a sizable increase in business as demand for EM equity and debt from US institutions is expected to surge. Further partnerships between global and local EM managers are also likely.

Apr 11, 2011

SoldInvestors are showing confidence in real estate as LaSalle Investment Management, the real estate investment manager, raised £150m (€170m) for a new junior loan programme targeting newly originated loans secured against UK properties.

Mar 17, 2011

ticks_all_boxesLuxembourg will become a centre of choice for alternative fund managers under the Aifm directive, claim Michael Hornsby, Kerry Nichol and Olivier Coekelbergs of Ernst & Young

Mar 16, 2011

Define_your_liabilitiesLiability-hedging portfolios are poorly defined at nearly half of pension funds, and many have not defined their liabilities precisely, finds Samuel Sender of the Edhec-Risk Institute

Mar 14, 2011

SoldLaSalle Investment Management is creating a property derivatives platform with BGC Partners to provide its real estate investment clients with a tool to control risk.

Mar 07, 2011

13.10_Arrow_upItalian real estate manager Sorgente has had its rating upgrading by Moody's, to MQ2 from MQ3 on the back of successful performance, customer retention and continued implementation of additional risk management and investment process controls.

Feb 23, 2011

planetsInvestment managers are explaining how to deal with Solvency II, the tough capital-adequacy rules for insurance companies. Convertibles, emerging market bonds and derivatives could be sought-after assets. By Nick Fitzpatrick

Feb 23, 2011

CatalanoPassporting provision represents the biggest upside for EU-based alternative fund managers, says Eliana Catalano from Bonelli Erede Pappalardo

Feb 23, 2011

In this part the executive panel discuss how Ucits IV influences cross-border distribution and how Aifm already affects alternative investments.

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