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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.

Laundry label

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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Business people walking

People moves: Jayasingha to lead global real assets at Willis Towers Watson

Wed, 19 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Willis Towers Watson, Henderson Park, Multi, IPSX, CBRE, JLL, Seyfarth Shaw

Business people walking

People moves: Greystar hires China and Australia heads for platform

Wed, 12 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Greystar, CBRE Global Investors, AXA IM–RA, NAS Invest, Genesta

Business people walking

People moves: Johan van der Ende joins Cyclus Property

Fri, 7 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Cyclus Property, Aviva Investors, KPMG, PPF, Annington, Internos, Colliers

Marieke van Kamp

People moves: NN's Marieke van Kamp to chair INREV

Tue, 4 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Matthias Thomas to join German company GIG as chief executive

Business people walking

People moves: Thompson named CEO of Brookfield's UK offices arm

Thu, 30 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Brookfield, Asana Partners, NREP, Savills IM, Syntrus Achmea, Colliers, Redos, CBRE

Matthias Thomas

INREV: Thomas leaves after seven years as chief executive

Mon, 27 Mar 2017By IPE staff

CEO to take up role at Berlin-based real estate manager

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Austin, Texas

Ares Management to seek $1bn for US value-add fund

Tue, 25 Apr 2017By Jon Peterson

Texas Permanent School Fund reveals details at board meeting, commits $75m

view of La Defense, Paris

BlackRock raises €700m for fourth European property fund

Tue, 25 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Investment manager backed by 30 institutional investors


Barings invests €30.4m in Finnish shopping centre

Mon, 24 Apr 2017By IPE staff

CapMan sells 9.754 sqm property in Espoo

New York City

Nuveen offers DC pension savers access to direct real estate

Fri, 21 Apr 2017By

TH Real Estate to manage allocation for target-date mutual funds

Dollar stacks

SWIB doubles Buchanan separate account, invests in industrial fund

Fri, 21 Apr 2017By Jon Peterson

US pension fund commits £175m to managers’ domestic strategies

New York

Blackstone sitting on $32.2bn of 'dry powder' for global real estate

Thu, 20 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Firm’s real estate strategies attracted $2.5bn in the first quarter

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