real estate

Oct 26, 2011

Rising-graphJersey's asset servicing industry saw assets rise 20% to $278 billion (€200 billion) in the year ending 30 June, according to data firm Lipper, driven by growth of private equity and real estate funds. The figure exceeds the previous high of $270 billion in 2008.

Oct 13, 2011

asia-limoAsia Pacific's population of high-net-worth individuals grew by 9.7% to 3.3 million last year, exceeding Europe's for the first time, according to the latest 2011 Asia-Pacific Wealth Report.

Oct 10, 2011

FrictionEveryone has a role in reducing fund expenditure, says Martyn Cuff of Allianz Global Investors. But the industry must also make consumers aware that 'frictional costs' have already been greatly limited over the past 25 years.

Oct 10, 2011

S-JaninStephane Janin, head of international affairs at the AFG, L’Association Française de la Gestion Financière talks about the strenght ot the Paris funds industry.

Oct 04, 2011

SRIsFifty-six percent of corporate pension funds surveyed have a socially responsible investment (SRI) policy in place today and about a quarter of those without a policy intend to have one on the coming year.

Sep 29, 2011

Stability may be returning to the Mena region after months of political unrest, albeit slowly, but how has this affected the markets and how is investor appetite in the region developing against this backdrop? Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Sep 28, 2011

Arrow_downThe sum of money allocated for investing in real estate investment markets in 2012 declined 4% in the first six months of the year to $316 billion (€233 billion), according to data from DTZ Insight.

Sep 26, 2011

Sold houseThree American pension plans have invested in a property fund operated by UK-based Henderson Property that finances US apartments.

Sep 23, 2011

MetamorphosisParis-based asset manager UFG-LFP, which is owned by the French bank Crédit Mutuel Nord Europe, is changing its name to La Française AM to emphasise its French history as it seeks to expand internationally.

Sep 14, 2011

Rio_de_JaneioroSchroders has launched a new fund that invests in Brazilian equities expected to benefit from the country's domestic growth stories.