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European Investors

UK: LGPS pooling takes shape

March/April 2017 (Magazine)By

As the pooling of the UK’s 91 local authority pension funds picks up pace, the ramifications for real estate are becoming clearer. Rachel Fixsen reports

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France: Moderne portfolio theory

January/February 2017 (Magazine)By

Pension funds and insurers in France are diversifying in more ways than one as their appetite for risk increases, according to Susanna Rust

Italy: Pockets of activity

January/February 2017 (Magazine)By Carlo Svaluto Moreolo

There is no widespread overhaul of asset allocation among Italian institutions. But some are looking to increase exposure, writes Carlo Svaluto Moreolo

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Nordics: Exposure to the elements

November/December 2016 (Magazine)By

Nordic investors have been targeting property investments overseas as well as looking at new sectors. Rachel Fixsen reports

Switzerland: Beyond the cantons

Special Issue 2016 (Magazine)By Barbara Ottawa

Swiss investors are earmarking more money for foreign real estate – but opportunities are becoming scarce. Barbara Ottawa reports

Investor Universe UK: LGPS funds to go direct

March/April 2016 (Magazine)By

The UK government has spotted an opportunity to boost infrastructure investment. But plans to reform the LGPS have big implications for £13bn of property holdings

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Investor Universe: Sweden - Uncertainty around AP reform

November/December 2015 (Magazine)By

What are the implications of the proposed reforms of the Swedish AP buffer funds for their real estate investments? Rachel Fixsen investigates

Investor Profiles: Danes set about diversifying

November/December 2015 (Magazine)By

Danish pension funds remain active in real estate but they are taking distinct approaches and strategies. Rachel Fixsen profiles four investors

Investor Profiles: Finns target Europe and US

November/December 2015 (Magazine)By

Finnish pension institutions are busy in their home markets, but some are looking at Europe and the US. Rachel Fixsen profiles five groups

Investor Forum: Making progress

Infrastructure, June 2015 (Magazine)By

Most large institutions have already invested in the asset class. Rachel Fixsen speaks to six investors about their experiences so far

Munich, Germany

Investor Universe: Germany - Brave new investment world

May/June 2015 (Magazine)By Barbara Ottawa

New rules have made investments in real assets more accessible. Fund providers will have to adapt to a more regulated world, finds Barbara Ottawa 

Investor Universe: Austria - Brick by brick

May/June 2015 (Magazine)By Barbara Ottawa

Barbara Ottawa speaks to Michael Bujatti of Austrian pension fund APK about the challenges of building an active real estate strategy piece by piece 

Investor Interview: PensionDanmark

May/June 2015 (Magazine)

PensionDanmark is ploughing capital into sustainable property and energy infrastructure. Richard Lowe talks to Torben Möger Pedersen about the attraction of ‘stable alternatives’

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Investment Intentions - Europe: Shifting sands

March/April 2015 (Magazine)By

INREV’s survey highlights some important shifts among European institutional investors. Henri Vuong tracks the changes

European Investors - Up the property ladder

January/February 2015 (Magazine)By Lauren Parr,

Pension funds in Europe are moving deeper into a lending  territory once dominated by banks and insurers, find Lauren Parr and Rachel Fixsen

European Insurers - Better together

January/February 2015 (Magazine)By Lauren Parr

Insurance companies were expected to grab market share from banks in recent years, but the future seems to be in collaboration. Lauren Parr reports

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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

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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

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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

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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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PensionDanmark invests in retail, residential assets

Fri, 24 Mar 2017By

Danish pension funds buys assets in Lyndby, north of Copenhagen

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LGPS warned against 'value destruction' when pooling property

Thu, 23 Mar 2017By

AREF/IPF meeting debates the risks of consolidating local authority pension funds

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PGGM invests €150m in sustainable logistics in Japan

Wed, 22 Mar 2017By Leen Preesman

Dutch pension fund manager teams up with e-Shang Redwood

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Union Investment buys office asset in Poland from Skanska

Wed, 22 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Poznan asset is second purchase by Union from Skanska in Poland

Madrid

Hines invests €190m for BVK in Spanish office, retail sectors

Wed, 22 Mar 2017By IPE staff

Eighth and ninth deals for €1.3bn mandate

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Grosvenor sells central London asset to Chinese buyer

Wed, 22 Mar 2017By IPE staff

UK group offloads mixed-use property in City district

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