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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

strasbourg umr has invested in a high speed fibre optic network supplying homes in the alsace region

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

norways pfa pension has invested in the development of the carlsberg brewery in copenhagen

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

Gothenburg

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’

Henri Vuong

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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Business people walking

People moves: Invesco's Corti joins Barings for Italian expansion

Fri, 28 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Barings Real Estate Advisers, Greystar, Royal London Asset Management, Coima

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

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Milan, Italy

Union buys Italian shopping centre for open-ended fund

Tue, 25 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Asset bought for UniImmo: Europa vehicle

Shopping centre mall

Commerz Real buys German shopping centre from JP Morgan AM

Fri, 21 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Fund manager buys Forum City asset in Mülheim for hausInvest vehicle

Nhow Amsterdam

ATP and AXA buy project to build biggest hotel in Benelux

Thu, 20 Apr 2017By

Danish pension fund increases hotel exposure with 50% stake in Amsterdam project

Light industrial

NREP creates €1.1bn Nordic logistics platform with European investors

Tue, 18 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Fund manager creates long-term vehicle for Swedish, Danish, German investors

Amsterdam netherlands

AG Real Estate backs Amvest core Dutch residential fund

Thu, 13 Apr 2017By IPE staff

Belgian insurance provider is first foreign investor in fund

Quartier am Auswärtigen Amt, Berlin

German pension fund RVK buys mixed-use asset in Berlin

Mon, 10 Apr 2017By

Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate acquires 19,500sqm building for investor

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