real estate

Jul 19, 2010

OsmosisOsmosis Investment Management is a company that exemplifies many current trends in the European fund management industry. The London-based low carbons solutions boutique is part of the expanding universe of specialist small-sized investment management firms; it's part of the drive to incorporate a climate change perspective into investment; and it's also part of the ETF revolution.

 

Jul 12, 2010

NYSE_WarsawThe strategic partnership announced today between the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE) and NYSE Euronext, which aims to strengthen Warsaw's position as a regional hub for Central & Eastern Europe, marks the latest stage in capital markets development in the region.

May 19, 2010

GAINS and STRAINS:  Funds Europe looks at the changing investment attitudes among eight major European pension funds: AP3 (Sweden), DMGT (UK), Pensioenfonds KBC (Belgium), Oslo Pensjonsforsikring (Norway), NTMA (Ireland), KEVA (Finland), ABP (Netherlands) and FRR (France).

May 19, 2010

Pension funds have had to make highly difficult asset allocation choices owing to changeable markets. Here, Angele Spiteri Paris looks at asset trends (see also our interviews with three leading figures in pension fund investment)

May 19, 2010

Moving Out: Hermes took a new approach to choosing an outsourcer in a bid to cut down on time and find the right cultural fit. Philip Keeler explains...

May 19, 2010

househunterSmall and medium UK pension funds are increasingly using non-listed real estate to access overseas investment, according to Inrev, a European association for investors in non-listed real estate funds.

May 18, 2010

bvi_germanflagA storm is brewing in the German open-ended property fund market. Open-ended property funds, which have nearly €90bn under management in Germany and have long been a mainstay of the fund management industry there, are coming under pressure from Germany's ministry of finance to implement radical reforms.

Apr 22, 2010

hendersonHenderson Global Investors has appointed Joost Wijstma as director of institutional business for Benelux. He will be based in Amsterdam.

Apr 15, 2010

tied-handsNordic pension funds are subject to restrictions on the size of their allocations to alternatives. But many want more flexibility than they are allowed. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to Kjetil Houg of the Norwegian pension fund OPF about the fund's investment outlook

Apr 15, 2010

headphonesNordic investors are looking to increase their alternatives holdings, but their hands are tied by regulation. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to fund managers about investor appetite...


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