NEWS

May 19, 2010

amsterdamGermany and Greece have the lowest level of discretionary investment in Europe and instead invest greater amounts of money in collective funds. 

May 19, 2010

FortressLuxembourg-domiciled fund assets rose by 24% to €1,924.5bn over the year to the end of 2009, up from €1,548.1bn in 2008, according to Lipper FMI.

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.

May 18, 2010

ManGLGMan Group has announced that it is to acquire GLG Partners for $1.9bn in an all-cash transaction. The deal will take Man Group's assets under management to $63bn. According to Thomson Reuters, it is Man Group's largest acquisition to date and the second largest hedge fund M&A deal ever.

May 10, 2010

Schroders_CorderyAlthough the outlook for the Eurozone is looking far from rosy, Adam Cordery, head of European and UK credit strategies at Schroders, believer credit returns are still not over.

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