European Investors in the magazine – Page 6

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    A market to study

    November 2011 (Magazine)

    The student accommodation market in Germany is not as mature and institutionalised as it is in the UK, but the market is developing and offers opportunities. Matthias Pink explains

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    In stark contrast

    November 2011 (Magazine)

    Why are the REIT markets in Germany and the US poles apart in size and maturity? Sven Helmer and Robert Borden seek some answers

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    Swedes gain home advantage

    November 2011 (Magazine)

    Swedish institutional investors have benefited from a stable domestic real estate market, but competition for institutional grade assets is high. Pirkko Juntunen reports

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    Insatiable appetite

    November 2011 (Magazine)

    The Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global has a long way to go to achieve its 5% target allocation to real estate, says Pirkko Juntunen

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    Danes still building exposure

    November 2011 (Magazine)

    The market uncertainty has prompted Danish pension funds to move slowly and carefully. But the signs are that real estate allocations will soon start to rise, as Rachel Fixsen finds

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    German vehicles drive on

    September 2011 (Magazine)

    Spezialfonds continue to grow in popularity as German institutional investors target property from Berlin to Warsaw. Shayla Walmsley reports

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    From fraud to fund strategy

    September 2011 (Magazine)

    The reputation of the Dutch real estate industry suffered another blow this year with the disclosure of a large fraud investigation. As Leen Preesman discovered, Dutch pension funds have other property-related matters to contend with

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    Popularity contest

    September 2011 (Magazine)

    Core domestic property – and infrastructure – is in high demand among Belgian institutional investors, but they are facing the problem of increasingly low yields as a result. Gail Moss reports

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    In the driving seat

    September 2011 (Magazine)

    Solvency II and demand for secure income are making France’s institutional investor community a driving force behind the French real estate recovery. Gail Moss reports

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    Disproportional representation

    September 2011 (Magazine)

    The German listed sector is small relative to the underlying property market. Alex Moss and Fraser Hughes look at whether this is likely to change soon

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    Drawing a line in the sand

    September 2011 (Magazine)

    The economic division that has emerged between northern and southern Europe is filtering through to property markets. Pirkko Juntunen explores what this polarisation means for investors

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    Peakside Capital eyes CEE distress

    September 2011 (Magazine)

    Peakside Capital, the private equity-style real estate manager that was spun out of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, is currently focusing on Germany and central and eastern Europe (CEE), and is particularly interested in capitalising on distressed situations in the real estate markets there. Roger Barris, founding partner at Peakside, says the firm was positive on Germany before it became flavour of the month among the wider investment community, while Western European markets that have strongly recovered are no longer

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    In a hole, stop digging

    July 2011 (Magazine)

    Southern European investors stuck in an economic hole are likely to stop digging and hold on until the worst is over, as Shayla Walmsley reports

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    When you’d rather be somewhere else

    July 2011 (Magazine)

    Europe’s recovery in core markets is benefiting from strong overseas demand but local investors are showing more interest in other regions, as Gail Moss reports

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    Focus on rental growth

    July 2011 (Magazine)

    Prices for prime property have continued to rise as investor demand outstrips supply, and the weight of investor capital looking for prime assets is expected to continue through 2011 to 2013, until bond rate rises begin to put downward pressure on prices from 2014.

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    Raise the standard

    July 2011 (Magazine)

    European real estate faces many challenges: regulation, lending, uncertainty and obsolescence; meanwhile the repositioning of secondary assets may provide significant opportunities. Christian Schulte Eistrup and Nigel Alsopp report

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    Diverging markets

    May 2011 (Magazine)

    The communist legacy in the CEE is passing into history, but the degree to which real estate markets have made the transition to maturity from an investment perspective varies, says Jeremy Birkett-Jones

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    Manager viewpoint: The shining example

    May 2011 (Magazine)

    It is the “comeback of the year”. The hitherto “sick man of Europe” is healthier than ever, and is now top of all real estate investors shopping lists – Germany is “in”. Figures, headlines and surveys point towards a buoyant economy – businesses, manufacturers, Mittlestand, consumers etc. – everyone is ...

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    League leaders

    May 2011 (Magazine)

    Strong economic performance has driven Germany and Nordic markets to the top of investor shopping lists, but those seeking large liquid markets should still be looking at London and Paris, as Gail Moss reports

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    High-rise investment

    May 2011 (Magazine)

    The real estate exposure of Austrian pension funds has increased over the past few years, but it might have reached a ceiling for now. They have ventured far enough to avoid confined or crowded markets, Barbara Ottawa finds