real estate

Mar 16, 2010

The pension fund of Belgium’s KBC Group doubled its emerging markets exposure after the financial crisis left these regions relatively unscathed. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to CEO Edwin Meysmans

Jan 20, 2010

What goes around comes around. There’s nothing new under the sun.
These and other well worn clichés spring to mind in the face of latest
data from INREV, the European Association for Investors in Non-listed
Real Estate vehicles, which show investors returning to core property
investments after a spell chasing opportunities in 2009.

Jan 14, 2010

The client’s specific objectives, constraints, and associated risk factors are simply not taken into account in the design of the optimal allocation. By Professor Lionel Martellini, PhD, scientific director, Edhec-Risk Institute.

Dec 21, 2009

Recent fund launches have focused on US equities, alternatives and emerging markets, as managers look for opportunities out of the recovery, reports Angele Spiteri Paris

Dec 21, 2009

The spectre of the global financial crisis cast its shroud over not just Wall Street and the City, but the fledgling financial centres of the Middle East. John Foster investigates the fallout in Dubai, Bahrain and Qatar...

Oct 06, 2009

Traditional assumptions about asset allocation, diversity and portfolio theory have broken down, writes Fiona Rintoul, and investors are struggling to find their way...

Oct 06, 2009

The US property crisis is far from over, but resourceful investors are finding new opportunities to invest, successfully, discovers Nick Fitzpatrick

Oct 06, 2009

The US property sector has found interest from China’s sovereign wealth fund. Should Europeans think again, asks Nick Fitzpatrick...

Sep 01, 2009

Andrew Baker: I am glad to say now that there are growing signs that opposition to the AIFM directive in its current form across Europe is beginning to reach critical mass...

Aug 10, 2009

A recession surely isn't a good time for property investors to invest in shops. But some of them are. Nick Fitzpatrick visits the property market in the UK and Europe...