European Investors in the magazine – Page 9

  • Domestic bliss
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    Domestic bliss

    December 2009 (Magazine)

    As the economy improves, Swedish pension funds are renewing their search for quality investment products at home, says Gail Moss

  • Fortress Norway
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    Fortress Norway

    December 2009 (Magazine)

    Although relatively resilient, Norway has been unable to avoid an overheating property market. And now the country’s biggest investor is about to test the water, as Gail Moss reports

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    Safe as houses

    December 2009 (Magazine)

    Domestic real estate is still the safe option for Finnish investors. But they are beginning to look overseas for further core, growth and opportunistic investments, says Gail Moss

  • New interest
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    New interest

    December 2009 (Magazine)

    The rebound in equities means Danish investors are now underweight in real estate and looking to rebalance with new allocations. Gail Moss reports

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    Feeling better – slowly

    December 2009 (Magazine)

    Some Icelandic investors are looking to real estate to help them improve performance, but in the wake of the country’s financial collapse prospects are limited. Gail Moss reports

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    Shop for resilience

    December 2009 (Magazine)

    Nordic retail has performed well, and there are good opportunities to redevelop town centres and buy mis-priced assets. Håkan Blixt reports

  • Parting of the ways
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    Parting of the ways

    September 2009 (Magazine)

    The shift away from listed points to a variation of views regarding real estate’s role in the portfolio, as Shayla Walmsley reports

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    Time to refocus

    September 2009 (Magazine)

    Belgian investors play safe. Now the priority is to de-risk and rebalance, says Shayla Walmsley

  • Lessons from history
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    Lessons from history

    September 2009 (Magazine)

    There is great diversity in the long-term growth trends of European markets. Understanding historical trends is crucial in determining future growth trends and pricing levels, as Petra Blazkova reports

  • Window on the capital
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    Window on the capital

    September 2009 (Magazine)

    Time to invest in central London office? The end of the year may be a good opportunity, but investors must move quickly, says Clive Castle

  • Local interest
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    Local interest

    May 2009 (Magazine)

    Property markets in Cyprus, Greece and Turkey are currently off the radar for most cross-border investors. But local institutional investors are still active. Maha Khan Phillips reports

  • Taking stock
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    Taking stock

    May 2009 (Magazine)

    ING Real Estate is battening down the hatches, focusing on core areas of business and looking after existing investments. Richard Lowe speaks to George Jautze about the challenges ahead

  • Getting defensive
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    Getting defensive

    May 2009 (Magazine)

    Investment activity in the European retail sector, while down, is holding up well relative to the commercial property market as a whole. Lynn Strongin Dodds investigates retail’s potential to ride the current storm

  • In a sober mood
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    In a sober mood

    May 2009 (Magazine)

    This year’s MIPIM convention in Cannes was a smaller and far more sober affair than last year’s. Richard Lowe reports from the Mediterranean sun on an industry that looks to have come to terms with its problems

  • Ringing the changes
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    Ringing the changes

    May 2009 (Magazine)

    INREV revealed last month that total returns for European non-listed funds were deep in negative territory. But the big story at the annual conference in Athens came from investors calling for changes. Richard Lowe reports

  • All roads lead to Munich
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    All roads lead to Munich

    March 2009 (Magazine)

    Munich-based Pacific Star Europe is offering European investors global fund of funds solutions and ‘modular’ access to a range of Asian funds managed by its Singapore-based parent company. Richard Lowe speaks to former E.ON Energie and Allianz Real Estate employees Dirk Große Wördemann and Matthias Stürmer about the challenges they ...

  • Behavioural studies
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    Behavioural studies

    March 2009 (Magazine)

    There are some interesting differences and similarities between the behaviour of the French and Spanish listed real estate markets. Béatrice Guedj, Richard Barkham and Ruth Hollies explain what investors should draw from this

  • Most wanted
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    Most wanted

    March 2009 (Magazine)

    Munich and Hamburg have been hailed as the top European investment destinations by ULI and PwC’s Emerging Trends report. Paul Benjamin explores the outlook for both markets and German real estate as a whole

  • Distant  lights
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    Distant lights

    January 2009 (Magazine)

    Investor mettle is being severely tested as the gloom around London office deepens. It is not all bad news, but timing will be critical, says Andy Schofield

  • Beyond the Square Mile
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    Beyond the Square Mile

    January 2009 (Magazine)

    Investors claim to be peering at the bottom of the London property market. Some are already looking for sane prices for sparse assets – and they include pension funds as well as opportunists. Shayla Walmsley reports