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Investment Strategies

Capital Flows: Investors leave the tap running

January/February 2017 (Magazine)

Markets are late-stage and the economic-political backdrop risky. Thomas Wiegelmann and Nikodem Szumil look at why cross-border investment continues unabated

Urbanisation: Demographics - Demography is destiny

September/October 2016 (Magazine)By

When Tristan Capital analysed working-age populations in Europe, it raised wider implications for the definition of ‘core’. Simon Martin explains

Fund Strategies: Open-ended question

May/June 2016 (Magazine)By

Is the market for pan-European open-ended funds about to enter a new phase of growth? We explore the appeal for both investors and managers

South Korea is among a growing number of Asian countries considered to have core markets

Pan-Asian strategies: Back to the core

March/April 2016 (Magazine)

Pan-Asian strategies are back in vogue, but this time investors want core exposure. Sharon Hayes reports on an emerging sector

Investor Survey: Investors move in favour of value-add strategies

May/June 2015 (Magazine)

Much has been written about the growing appetite among institutional investors for real estate. IP Real Estate’s survey of 75 institutions adds further evidence to the trend.

In favour of global diversity

November/December 2014 (Magazine)By

The effectiveness of diversification was brought into question during the financial crisis. But new research vindicates a global, ‘hybrid’ approach, writes Anne Breen

The erosion of home bias

November/December 2014 (Magazine)By

Better integration of real estate with other asset classes will increase ongoing moves towards global exposure, as Jean-Martin Aussant and Peter Hobbs reveal

Expo Real: Investors shift their focus to cities and urbanisation trends

November/December 2014 (Magazine)By Barbara Ottawa

This year, Expo Real in Munich highlighted a widespread shift in strategy among leading global real estate investors. Institutions are increasingly targeting cities rather than national markets or sectors.

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Risk Management: Clearly labelled

September/October 2014 (Magazine)By

Are core, value-add and opportunistic labels useful to investors or potentially misleading? Richard Lowe considers the latest thinking

Risk Management: Differences in class

September/October 2014 (Magazine)

Despite their different characteristics, new research has found little differentiation between the long-term performance of value-added and opportunistic funds

Risk Management: Looking through the label

September/October 2014 (Magazine)By

Over-reliance on geographic, sector and style labels and an emphasis on volatility of total returns could be misleading investors. Matthew Richardson explains

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Business people walking

People moves: Stulp to head Dutch arm of AXA–IM Real Assets

Tue, 23 May 2017By IPE staff

AXA IM–RA, IVBN, Bouwinvest, Benson Elliot, Heitman, Henderson Park, L&G

Business people walking

People moves: Maarsen takes property investment role at Syntrus Achmea

Thu, 18 May 2017By IPE staff

Syntrus Achmea, Hammerson, LaSalle, Union Investment, Irwin Mitchell, Quadrant Estates

view of La Defense, Paris

People moves: AXA IM-Real Assets creates new client capital group

Tue, 16 May 2017By IPE staff

Daulon du Laurens to lead newly-created grouping across three regions

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Dennis Lopez leaves AXA IM–Real Assets to lead property arm of bcIMC

Fri, 12 May 2017By

Global CIO appointed CEO of QuadReal, set up last year to manage real estate

Business people walking

People moves: Butani joins Bfinance as infrastructure director

Wed, 10 May 2017By IPE staff

Bfinance, Syntrus Achmea, Rockspring, AREF, Zinsbaustein, Genesta, CBRE, Colliers

London south bank Carlyle

Canada's PSP Investments launches European hub for private markets

Wed, 10 May 2017By

CAD126bn investor opens London office, including real estate and infrastructure

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University of Hull on-campus accommodation project

Allianz Global Investors, UPP finance UK university accommodation

Fri, 26 May 2017By IPE staff

Development will include 1,462 new single rooms and one bedroom apartments

Boston Seaport: modern city-centre developments are threatening the suburban office markets

DivcoWest sells repositioned Boston office portfolio to AIG for $175m

Fri, 26 May 2017By Jon Peterson

The five buildings, known as The Hive, were bought for roughly $119m in 2014

Seoul, South Korea

Korean Teachers Pension invests in LaSalle's latest value-add fund

Thu, 25 May 2017By Florence Chong

Income & Growth Fund VII raised US$460m from investors

Australia map

Qualitas brings in foreign investors for Australian debt strategy

Thu, 25 May 2017By Florence Chong

Fund manager raises AUD500m, all from non-Australian institutions

San Francisco

KKR to buy San Francisco Bay Area office building for $120m

Thu, 25 May 2017By Jon Peterson

Ellis Partners looks to sell asset for nearly twice its 2014 price

Stock market numbers

Santa Barbara County to sell REITs and invest in Blackstone fund

Thu, 25 May 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund transfers $20m from Harrison Street portfolio to core-plus strategy

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