Eight years since the crisis and following what promises to be a fraught EU referendum, it is appropriate to have a property portfolio with similar risk characteristics to that of a bond portfolio? Steven Grahame, manager of the North Row Capital Liquid...
Managed by Fiona Rowley
Proposes alternative system to combat illiquidity
Chancellor fires warning shots over Brexit
Yield-hungry investors have been flocking to specialist property trusts this year, against a backdrop of falling demand for more generalist property funds.
Property funds pushed off the top spot
Assets have reached €300m
SLI, M&G and Henderson made changes
Reflection of current net flows
Will remain under 'continuous review'
I am in Sydney for a conference and as I write, all I can hear is the sound of drills and building site construction along the harbour side.
Property funds have been key beneficiaries of investors' hunt for yield in recent years, with the IA Property sector in the top five most popular investment classifications for the past two years. A record £3.8bn of flows was taken in 2014, backed up...
Also introducing new fee
To take effect on 19 February
Taken over by new team in 2014
Funds from M&G, Columbia Threadneedle, F&C and Freehold have become the first property vehicles to sit on FE's Invest Approved List (formerly the Select 100).
Listed on LSE and Johannesburg Stock Exchange
Follows closure of Asia Property fund in July
New hires to take over in November
Trust to realise assets by year-end
Investing in student property has undergone a remarkable transformation in recent years but without wanting to sound, oh, maybe a bit contrarian, I suspect dark clouds may now be looming.
Alex Ross, manager of the £329m Premier Pan-European Property Shares fund, tells Laura Dew why the high volume of inflows into the sector is unlikely to continue and how he is preparing for a period of volatility when interest rates rise.
BMO hires DTZ's Lowe to take over
Dirk Philippa, portfolio manager of the Fidelity Global Property fund, argues higher interest rates should not always be seen as a negative for real estate investors.