European Investors in the magazine – Page 13

  • Greater than the sum of its parts
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    Greater than the sum of its parts

    February 2008 (Magazine)

    The larger the REIT regime the more it can focus – just look at the US. So where is Europe? Cue the EU-REIT. Piet Eichholtz and Nils Kok report

  • Leap of faith
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    Leap of faith

    February 2008 (Magazine)

    Achieving the right balance between a competitive EU law-compliant REIT regime and the appropriate level of protection of the local tax base is within the grasp of European governments, say Ronald Wijs, Roderik Beckers and Fraser Hughes

  • Private funding on the world stage
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    Private funding on the world stage

    December 2007 (Magazine)

    Governments worldwide have followed the UK’s lead in opting for private funding of public infrastructure. Christine Senior reports

  • Roads taking their toll
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    Roads taking their toll

    December 2007 (Magazine)

    Road congestion and the establishment of a European transport network may make toll roads more commonplace. Paul Strohm reports

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    London prepares for fallout

    December 2007 (Magazine)

    London is seen as one of the markets most likely to feel the impact of the credit squeeze. But the outlook is not so bleak, says Alex Williamson

  • Embracing the challenge
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    Embracing the challenge

    December 2007 (Magazine)

    As they search for new ways to diversify their portfolios Finnish investors see opportunities in the current crisis. Rachel Fixsen reports

  • Gradual thaw
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    Gradual thaw

    December 2007 (Magazine)

    Icelandic pension funds’ relationship to real estate has been tenuous partly due to lack of product. Things are now changing as Maha Khan Phillips reports

  • So near, so far
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    So near, so far

    December 2007 (Magazine)

    Traditionally home-biased Norwegian pension funds are proceeding cautiously. The debate over the prudent man principle is a case in point. Lynn Strongin Dodds reports

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    Home concerns from abroad

    December 2007 (Magazine)

    Increasing competition at home is forcing Danish pension funds to make allocations to property overseas, writes Maha Khan Phillips

  • Comfort zone
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    Comfort zone

    December 2007 (Magazine)

    While some funds are looking overseas, a culture of conservatism and caution keeps the focus on the domestic market, says Lynn Strongin Dodds

  • Dutch pioneers
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    Dutch pioneers

    December 2007 (Magazine)

    Large pension assets and a small home market mean that pension funds from the Netherlands are ahead of their European counterparts whose Asia strategies are still relatively new. Kristen Paech reports

  • Secure but not risk-free
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    Secure but not risk-free

    December 2007 (Magazine)

    Resilience to economic ups and downs is a key attraction of self storage, but this new niche category is vulnerable. Christine Senior reports

  • More creativity required
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    More creativity required

    November 2007 (Magazine)

    Investment potential at the high-risk end continues to abound but the new credit environment is forcing some to change focus. Christine Senior reports

  • Chilly in Athens
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    Chilly in Athens

    November 2007 (Magazine)

    Athens was a mighty setting for a shaken industry, but delegates were upbeat as they welcomed EPRA’s new CEO Philip Charls. Martin Hurst reports

  • Enable the investor
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    Enable the investor

    November 2007 (Magazine)

    What do fund manager CFO/COOs need to provide for investors to ensure that their information needs are met? Martin Hurst reports

  • Two cheers for the Europhiles
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    Two cheers for the Europhiles

    September 2007 (Magazine)

    We see a refocus on Europe-specific markets; investors show a preference for German commercial; Belgium makes a blip on the radar, and Asia’s further interest is shown in strategic potential

  • Venturing beyond the homestead
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    Venturing beyond the homestead

    September 2007 (Magazine)

    Founded in 1926, Zurich civil servants’ pension fund BVK now caters for nearly 90,000 members.

  • All abroad
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    All abroad

    September 2007 (Magazine)

    Continental European real estate offers a natural second home for UK money scouting for real estate to invest in. But with continental Europe following the same trend, some UK funds are opting to go global. Shayla Walmsley reports

  • Safety first
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    Safety first

    September 2007 (Magazine)

    A number of obstacles face Hungarian pension funds investing or seeking to invest in real estate but the outlook is improving, as Krystyna Krzyzak reports

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    The rough and the smooth

    September 2007 (Magazine)

    The way in which German open-ended real estate funds are valued is under scrutiny, but is there a case to answer? Sally Hodge reports