real estate

Apr 15, 2009

“Today,
enough of talking – it is time now to do,” said Tony Blair upon
entering Downing Street in 1997 as the first Labour prime minister in
the UK for 18 years. It all seems rather far away and we may
argue until the cows (or indeed the Tories) come home about the Blair
legacy. No matter, the sentiment expressed is surely valid, and within
our own industry it could be applied most usefully to one of Mr Blair’s
favourite hobby horses: education.

Apr 07, 2009

Uncertainty could lead fund managers to seek the safety of more regulated products, tougher domiciles and quality providers. Nicholas Pratt looks at the results of the Funds Europe 2009 European Third-Party Administration Survey to see what kind of administrators will prove to be a destination of choice...

Jan 07, 2009

Multi-asset classes and funds of funds have made performance attribution more difficult. Lynn Strongin Dodds finds that advances have been made...

Nov 27, 2008

Property finance is a key part of Swip’s strategy in the Gulf. Peter Dorward (pictured), Swip CEO in Saudi Arabia, interviewed by Nick Fitzpatrick

Nov 27, 2008

Gulf governments need foreign investment. ETFs based on local exchanges are a great prize and should help European investors gain exposure, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

Oct 08, 2008

Welcome to another anxious Monday morning, wrote Robert Peston, the BBC’s business editor and a man who is rapidly rising to celebrity status here in the UK, in his blog on 6 October. And indeed, we were beset that morning by a whole new catalogue of woes.

Oct 01, 2008

The Danish pension fund for the financial sector is looking at changing its alternative investments. Angele Spiteri Paris reports ...

Sep 30, 2008

There were signs that alternative asset classes might finally take off in Scandinavia and Iceland. But the events of recent weeks could set the agenda back. Angele Spiteri Paris reports ...

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