Two months on, and the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote is both still a talking point and on the back burner. Brexit was never going to be a here-today, gone-tomorrow thing.
From the Current Issue
Some of the largest institutional investors in Germany are insurance companies and pension funds.
In a market slowdown, it always helps that some-one is working to keep the show on the road.
Six funds launched in August.
In today’s low-yield environment, real estate is in high demand, delivering steady income and solid returns, while attracting lots of capital to the asset class.
As home to some of the world’s fastest-growing city economies, Africa, with its rapid rates of urbanisation and burgeoning middle classes, is now firmly on the radar of an ever-growing list of multinational corporations, hotel operators and property investors.
It’s coming. Everyone knows it — but not when, what will cause it, or how bad it will be. “It” is the next downturn, of course.
A combination of factors has propelled private debt to the forefront of investors’ wish lists, particularly across Europe.
The recent volatility in the UK property market (following the referendum vote in that country on 23 June to leave the European Union) and subsequent — albeit modest — downgrades to euro zone economic growth have underscored the importance of investment diversification.