Fund Management

Analysis: Institutional investors will spend less on real estate

Nordic institutional investors' appetite for real estate is waning, and fewer property investments are expected for the coming years. "All in all, it appears that investors' opinion has changed quite drastically during the last four years," writes analyst firm Pangea in its latest report.

M&G Real Estate eyes new investment targets in the Nordics

M&G Real Estate, one of the largest property investors in the world, is looking to invest in various sectors in the Nordics. Thorsten Slytå, the firm's Director of Nordic Region, says competition for deals has really increased over the past two years.

Elmgreen plans to boost Amundi's equity platform

Kasper Elmgreen has spent the first months of 2019 assessing his new team at Amundi. As head of equities at Europe's biggest money manager, Elmgreen's mandate is to establish a strong alpha platform as Amundi "is punching a bit below its weight on equities" and the environment for active strategies improves.

AP1's new emerging market manager Aberdeen sheds light on strategy

When the Swedish buffer fund recently picked 14 managers to run a multi-billion euro emerging market mandate, Aberdeen Standard Investments was on top of the list. Head of emerging markets Devan Kaloo recently visited AMWatch to elaborate on his strategy and the importance of monitoring money flows.

Swedish fund manager prefers domestic small caps

A long overdue digitalization is driving growth among small cap companies in Sweden, argues Enter Fonder. The Stockholm-based firm prefers to focus on the home market although it has the mandate to invest also abroad.

"Passion and dedication have empowered me"

While she was still at school, Solveig Rannje wanted to become a nursery teacher, but in hindsight, it was good for the children and for herself that she chose a different path, she claims. Instead she kickstarted her career in the real estate sector, including clearing up in the aftermath of the financial recession and lately as partner and head of real estate at Thylander Gruppen.

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