European Investors in the magazine – Page 7

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    Home strategy

    May 2011 (Magazine)

    Swiss pension funds are still mainly invested in domestic real estate and there are no signs of this changing despite some experts calling for more diversification. Barbara Ottawa finds out why

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    A strengthening case

    May 2011 (Magazine)

    Real estate investment remains strong, due partly to inflation concerns, says Frank Schnattinger, who presents findings from his latest survey of German investors

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    Varied appetites as regulation looms

    May 2011 (Magazine)

    Investment activity by insurance companies has been hit hard by uncertainty over Solvency II, but many pension funds are showing a healthy risk appetite and are enjoying more choice and better terms, as Gail Moss reports

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    Bloody but unbowed

    March 2011 (Magazine)

    Despite some bad returns in the wake of the property crash, UK pension funds are not losing faith in the asset class, as Gail Moss reports

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    The waiting game

    March 2011 (Magazine)

    Ireland’s CWPS has identified significant changes it would like to make to its real estate strategy, but the malaise in the domestic property market is forcing the fund to hold its position. Richard Lowe reports

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    Cooler times in Europe

    March 2011 (Magazine)

    Sovereign debt is among the factors weighing on Europe’s fair value score, as Tony McGough and Ben Burston report

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    After Eden

    March 2011 (Magazine)

    Enduring? Dominant? The UK will be punching above its weight for some time to come, as Shayla Walmsley reports

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    Hands tied

    March 2011 (Magazine)

    Investors who understand only too clearly the -rationale for international diversification can do little with their domestic portfolios but wait. But the attractive pricing of Irish property might offer hope, as Gail Moss reports

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    Back on the up

    November 2010 (Magazine)

    Having significantly reduced its exposure to real estate in recent years, German pension fund WPV is in a position to make new investments. Managing director Hans-Wilhelm Korfmacher tells Richard Lowe how he wants to use the opportunity to invest in the Americas for the first time

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    Fee structures compared

    November 2010 (Magazine)

    Studies by INREV and PREA reveal significant differences in fee structures between European and US non-listed funds, as Lonneke Löwik reports

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    Confidence returning?

    November 2010 (Magazine)

    Borrowing is easier, deal volumes are up and the diversity of funds launched is increasing. Even non-core is on the rise, as Christine Senior reports

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    Core and debt

    November 2010 (Magazine)

    The economic prospects for Europe remain divergent, but it is now clear that fears over Greek solvency were overly alarmist. However, fiscal weakness in Greece, Ireland and Portugal in particular will continue to cast a cloud over the future of the Eurozone in its current form. Despite the original intentions ...

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    Go exploring

    September 2010 (Magazine)

    The largest pension funds are increasing their overseas exposure, finds Gail Moss

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    Home concerns from abroad

    September 2010 (Magazine)

    Euro concerns and perceived better prospects elsewhere are hindering foreign investor interest in European product, says Christine Senior

  • Improving visibility
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    Improving visibility

    September 2010 (Magazine)

    What do leading indicators tell us about the future of the real estate market? Quite a lot, as Sotiris Tsolacos reports

  • Cold turkey
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    Cold turkey

    September 2010 (Magazine)

    The case for property as a diversification from equities will be strengthened – one of several consequences the shortage of debt capital will have on real estate investment, which are considered here by Mark Callender

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    Waste yields new dividend

    September 2010 (Magazine)

    UK waste management: a new asset class within the industrial market? Ruth Hollies and Kevin Mofid report

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    When Europe sneezes

    August 2010 (Magazine)

    The Greek crisis has been not about Greece, but Germany. Faced with a ‘pale, anaemic and drawn out’ euro-zone recovery, investors will head to Poland. Shayla Walmsley reports

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    Back in play

    August 2010 (Magazine)

    Dutch pension funds pioneered international investment. Today they are emerging from a period of re-evaluation with sights set on firm goals for their RE portfolios. Richard Lowe investigates

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    There’s no place like home

    August 2010 (Magazine)

    Faced with a desire for more control, Solvency II pressures and an attractive domestic office market, French investors are focusing on their home market. Richard Lowe investigates