real estate

Jun 18, 2013

Will the arrival of new regulations see Ucits funds switch to the new alternatives regime? Funds Europe gauged what some industry participants feel.

Jun 18, 2013

Alternative investments are a big part of the Irish asset servicing sector. Our panel hears that fund promoters have a realistic attitude about the regulatory impact on costs. Money market funds are also discussed. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jun 05, 2013

Romain BoscherTheir liquidity benefits will earn equities a future within investment portfolios, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. But longer term investors will also be prepared to allocate to less liquid assets as they search for yield.

Jun 05, 2013

PowerlinesDespite a broad range of exchange-traded funds, investors still want more product development. As a result, says Felix Goltz at Edhec-Risk Institute, specialised investments, such as infrastructure ETFs, are in demand.

May 30, 2013

roundtable 410A significant step towards the July 22 delivery of alternative investment regulations has been made with 27 EU member states and 34 non-EU regulators agreeing to cooperate.

May 30, 2013

Abu DhabiThe Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (Adia) has made several changes to its portfolio, including merging its Gulf and wider Middle East and North Africa (Mena) investments, and increasing its quota in Chinese A-shares.

May 22, 2013

real-estateA German-based property fund manager has appointed Caceis, the French depositary bank, to provide services for its closed-ended fund range under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD).

May 21, 2013

Signing contractBlackRock is to acquire MGPA, an independent private equity real estate company in Asia-Pacific and Europe, which has $12 billion (€9.3 billion) of assets under management.

May 08, 2013

CastleConforming to the stereotype of German efficiency, one law is likely to become the new legal framework for all fund structures. Stefanie Eschenbacher reports on regulary battles in Europe's largest economy.

May 08, 2013

Safety netNicholas Pratt considers pension fund outsourcing of broader back and middle-office operations to custodians, while Marks & Spencer's pension scheme talks about its approach to asset servicing.

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