In today’s lower-for-longer rates environment, where bonds no longer provide the reliability in returns and safety that investors want, yield with controlled risk is highly sought after. The US housing sector can fill the gap, say senior executives at Walton.
Tag: Real Estate
US housing shows resilience amid uncertainty
A surge in demand from US homebuyers has shaken off concerns over the impact of Covid-19 on housing and land development. Tapping this opportunity requires market experience and the right relationships, say senior executives at Walton.
HNWIs should look beyond prime residential, says Invesco
Wealthy investors in Asia should steer away from location as the only component to consider in real estate investing, argues Simon Redman, managing director, client portfolio management at Invesco Real Estate.
Indosuez Wealth creates Asia real estate role
Responding to client demand for property investments, the wealth management firm has appointed Justin Lau to fill the newly-created role of head of real estate for Asia.
Valuations push JPM to trim equities
Some equities were trimmed from the JP Morgan mixed-asset fund because the average valuation reached the upper-end of the firm’s projection, said Julie Ho, co-manager of the firm’s Asia-Pacific Income Fund.
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China Everbright acquires US asset manager
EBA Investments, the real estate asset management arm of Hong Kong-listed China Everbright, has bought Texas-based Arrow, which specialises in real estate investment.
Principal Global buys real estate manager
Principal Financial Group has bought Internos Global Investors, a European real estate investment firm, which the firm believes will help address demand for real estate investment products in Asia.
Asia’s fund selectors turn to alternatives
Are commodities and property going to boost returns? Fund selectors in Asia are planning more diversification into alternative asset classes, in particular commodities and property, according to FSA’s Asset Class Research.
Chinese HNWIs pour money into PE real estate
Hong Kong-headquartered real estate private equity firm Gaw Capital Partners has raised $1.3bn in the final closing of its fifth Greater China and Asia-Pacific real estate fund.