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Investor Profiles: The Netherlands

September/October 2017 (Magazine)By , Leen Preesman

The €1.2trn Dutch pension market is consolidating and diversifying. Rachel Fixsen and Leen Preesman profile five of the biggest funds

Swiss investors: Scaling new heights

July/August 2017 (Magazine)By Barbara Ottawa

The pressure to increase real assets exposure is pushing Swiss pension funds into new markets and approaches

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Germany: Moving the dial

May/June 2017 (Magazine)By Barbara Ottawa

Pension funds BVK and ÄVWL are pushing their property allocations beyond 20%. Barbara Ottawa reports on the challenges they face

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’

All European Investors in the magazine


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AEW and Natixis expand €1bn real estate debt platform

Thu, 19 Oct 2017By Razak Musah Baba

Asset managers close on €500m fund and makes new appointments

Business people walking

People moves: UBS AM expands real assets business

Wed, 18 Oct 2017By IPE staff

AMP Capital, Round Hill Capital, Hodes Weill, Grosvenor, Invanhoé Cambridge

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Edmond de Rothschild takes controlling stake in Cording Real Estate

Wed, 18 Oct 2017By Razak Musah Baba

Asset manager makes acquisition to gain access to new markets in Northern Europe 

Business people walking

People moves: KIC’s Suengtak Lee to join Rockspring in Seoul

Tue, 3 Oct 2017By IPE staff

Rockspring, KIC,  BNP Paribas, BMO, Round Hill Capital, APREA, Propertylink

Business people walking

People moves: Sfaxi leaves Aberdeen Standard Investments for Hodes Weill

Wed, 27 Sep 2017By

Madison International, Allianz Real Estate, Deutsche Asset Management, TA Realty

Business people walking

People moves: Pieter Hendrikse takes on Netherlands CEO role at JLL

Fri, 15 Sep 2017By IPE staff

JLL, RPMI Railpen, TH Real Estate, Bouwinvest, Amro Real Estate Partners

All People News

MIPIM UK 2017

MIPIM: APG, Invesco, Barings focus on secular trends in the face of inflation

Fri, 20 Oct 2017By

Speakers at MIPIM UK place more weight on demegraphics and technology

Headingley Stadium (artist's impression)

Legal & General Retirement invests in Leeds with stadium financing

Wed, 18 Oct 2017By Razak Musah Baba

Total investment into Leeds now exceeds  £600m

Lendlease Retirement Living

APG wins 25% stake in Lendlease's AUD1.7bn retirement village business

Tue, 17 Oct 2017By Florence Chong

Interest in coveted Retirement Living platform sold for AUD470m, says source

India flag

Allianz partners with Shapoorji Pallonji for $500m office fund

Thu, 12 Oct 2017By Florence Chong

Collaboration with Indian conglomerate marks Allianz’s first investment into India

Fredericia Port, Denmark

Denmark's PFA in dry port development deal worth up to DKK2bn

Wed, 11 Oct 2017By

Danish pension fund and ports operator ADP buy 500,000sqm of land

Europe map

Deutsche AM raises €568m for open-end European core fund

Wed, 11 Oct 2017By

European, US institutional investors commit to pan-European fund by first close

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