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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

Correlation between listed and direct returns in APAC

Parallel worlds combine

Listed 2014 (Magazine)By , ,

Pairing IPD’s direct database with MSCI’s listed coverage creates an opportunity to investigate the broader relationship between the two. Mark Clacy-Jones, Roman Kouzmenko and Bryan Reid report

Telecommunications infrastructure

Gaining reception

Listed 2014 (Magazine)By Stephanie Schwartz-Driver

As investor interest in infrastructure grows, listed markets are capturing more and more attention. Stephanie Schwartz-Driver reports 

Room to manoeuvre

Listed 2014 (Magazine)By Stephanie Schwartz-Driver

Listed property sectors may be a small part of the global market, but there is room for different strategies, as Stephanie Schwartz-Driver finds

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People moves: Apollo's Wofse lands CFO role at Thor Equities

Wed, 22 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Thor Equities, Apollo, Fidelity International, Cording, Valor, Lazard, Mitiska REIM, Citco, Clarion, Tritax

Milan Italy

People moves: Mazzocco appointed CEO of Generali Real Estate

Thu, 16 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Italian insurer confirms appointment one year after departure of Christian Delaire

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People moves: RPMI Railpen builds up in-house property team

Fri, 10 Mar 2017By IPE staff

RPMI Railpen, CBRE Global Investors, LaSalle, AXA IM-RA, Thor Equities, Atrium

Business people walking

Noé, Smith retire and sell stakes in BMO Real Estate Partners

Wed, 8 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Company founded by Leo Noé fully owned by Canadian asset manager

Business people walking

People moves: LGIM Real Assets bolsters debt team

Tue, 7 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Legal & General, Madison International, ACOFI, Vonovia, TH Real Estate, Commerz Real

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Standard Life, Aberdeen merger could create £40bn property arm

Mon, 6 Mar 2017By

Merger to create largest UK asset manager in terms of global real estate AUM

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London landscape, UK

M&G Real Estate finances UK residential scheme

Thu, 23 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Manager investing £71.4m (€82.9m) for its UK residential property strategy.


SC Capital deploys most of RECAP IV, paving way for $1bn successor

Thu, 23 Mar 2017By Florence Chong

Singapore-based company could target up to US$1bn for latest real estate fund

view of La Defense, Paris

Orion Capital raises €1.5bn for fifth European real estate fund

Wed, 22 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Vehicle backed by long term investors is oversubscribed

construction site

Legal & General, PGGM expand UK build-to-rent joint venture

Tue, 21 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Bath development to consist of 170 new homes

San Francisco

Principal fund sells in San Francisco as it reduces office weighting

Tue, 21 Mar 2017By Jon Peterson

Office tower at 150 Spear offloaded as US Property Account plans to sell more

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LaSalle's ERAFP mandate makes debut Dutch investment

Tue, 21 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Investment manager buys office property in Amsterdam for French pension scheme

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