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UK pensions: Major investors in the making

March/April 2018 (magazine)By Brendan Maton

The consolidation of 89 local authority funds into eight pools has yet to transform the way Local Government Pension Schemes invest in real assets, says Brendan Maton

UK DC pensions: Property’s defining moment

March/April 2018 (magazine)By Gail Moss

Research shows there is an important role for real estate in UK DC pension schemes, despite structural barriers to growth. Gail Moss reports

Investor Profiles: France

January/February 2018 (magazine)By

The French have been investing heavily in real assets. Rachel Fixsen profiles four of the country’s biggest pension funds

Investor Profiles: Italy

January/February 2018 (magazine)

Italian pension funds have been busy diversifying into both real estate and infrastructure

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Investor Profiles: Denmark

November/December 2017 (Magazine)By

The Danes have been allocating heavily to real assets. Rachel Fixsen profiles six of the biggest pension funds

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Investor Profiles: Sweden

November/December 2017 (Magazine)By

Swedish pension funds are at various stages of investing in real assets. Rachel Fixsen profiles five of the biggest

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German RE managers: The year of the clean slate

November/December 2017 (Magazine)By Barbara Ottawa

Managers of German open-ended funds have now recovered from the post-2008 liquidity crisis. But the experience has shaped the industry, writes Barbara Ottawa

Investor Profiles: Finland

November/December 2017 (Magazine)By

Some of Finland’s pension investors are diversifying their real estate portfolios globally. Rachel Fixsen profiles four funds

Investor Profiles: Norway

November/December 2017 (Magazine)By

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund has built up NOK285bn in real estate assets since entering the class in 2010

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

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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

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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

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People

People moves: Blackstone's Stuart Grant to join Stanhope in September

Fri, 20 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Justin Berry has joined CBRE GI as senior director for separate accounts in EMEA

Scott Lawrence

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board replaces head of infrastructure

Tue, 17 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Cressida Hogg to be replaced by Scott Lawrence, who launched the group

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Aviva Investors strengthens UK real estate business with two new hires

Mon, 16 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Daniel McHugh will lead UK real estate and Melanie Collett will head real estate asset management

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Blackstone’s Hardt joins Oxford Properties as German MD

Mon, 16 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Hardt is a former managing director at Blackstone’s real estate platform in Germany

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ARA sets up infrastructure arm, names Dooley to lead

Mon, 16 Apr 2018By Florence Chong

Grant Dooley, who led operations in Asia for Hastings, will run ARA’s new infrastructure

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Nell leaves Hermes to head up LaSalle's 'real return' business

Thu, 12 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Philip Nell joins from Hermes’ real estate team where he was a fund director

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East Capital’s third Baltic fund adds Galleria Riga mall to portfolio

Fri, 20 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Earlier this month, the fund also bought a newly built industrial park in Riga for €10.6m

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TIAA, AP1 and AP2 partnership in new venture with EDGE Technologies

Thu, 19 Apr 2018By IPE staff

The new partnership is part of Cityhold Office Partnership’s plan to double portfolio to €4bn

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Triuva buys central Dublin office for German pension fund

Thu, 19 Apr 2018By IPE staff

No.1 Dublin Landings was bought from the joint venture vendor Ballymore Oxley for an undisclosed sum

Real estate

Global investors back Starwood to raise $7.55bn for opportunity fund

Wed, 18 Apr 2018By IPE staff

Over 100 LPs, including pension and sovereign wealth fund from 30 countries

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PFA, TH Real Estate buy London offices from Blackstone for €670m

Wed, 18 Apr 2018By

Third partner in purchase WeWork to run asset as shared office space

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Aviva Investors buys Nordic asset for long-lease fund

Thu, 12 Apr 2018By IPE staff

 Continental European Long Lease Strategy Fund bought an educational centre in Kristiansand

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