NBIM completes global property jigsaw

Karsten Kallevig, chief executive of Norges Bank Real Estate Management, speaks to Arshiya Khullar on the fund’s debut Asia property deal and what took them so long.

Associations: Majority of investors to increase RE allocation

If institutional investors execute their plans, they will add €51bn to the market this year, according to the annual survey from INREV, ANREV and PREA.

REEM Summit: What makes a successful emerging manager program

The structure of the program is a major factor in its effectiveness and longevity, according to three institutional investors at the event.

REEM Summit: Consultants talk conflicts of interest

The issue is not necessarily a black-and-white topic, speakers at the conference said on Wednesday.

Pradera completes fund recapitalization – Exclusive

The London-based retail real estate manager’s sale of a six-property portfolio will allow investors in its Pradera European Retail Fund 2 to fully exit the vehicle.

LOOK AHEAD 2018: Why investors should allocate 17% to emerging markets real estate and...

How much should institutional investors allocate to emerging market real estate and infrastructure? To answer, let’s first consider three challenges to conventional asset allocation. Firstly, our simplistic view of risk is misleading.  While banks and other intermediaries are concerned with short-term investment performance, and so also asset price volatility and liquidity, most savers and institutional investors […]

LOOK AHEAD 2018: Middle Eastern hearts still trump minds when London is concerned

Whether its rejecting New York because of Trump or favouring London despite Brexit, Middle Eastern high net worth individuals and family offices will consider factors beyond property fundamentals when considering investments, writes Faisal Durrani, partner and head of research at London-based real estate property services firm Cluttons.

LOOK AHEAD 2018: Capital controls to shape Chinese outbound investment in 2018

As regulatory curbs on both onshore and offshore Chinese entities continue, investors would have to adjust their outbound investment strategies in the coming year, according to Henry Chin, head of research for Asia Pacific at property consultancy CBRE.

Patrizia turns Euro heavyweight with purchase of Rockspring

Patrizia’s supersonic year of growth finishes with the €7.8bn capture of the London-based pan-Europe-focused private equity real estate firm.

Bain ‘excited at the prospect of building a very successful RE investment business’

Bain Capital will eventually add third-party capital to its new real estate business, which will open officially in February.