Ethical and Sustainable Investing

Green building

SL Green's 180 Maiden Lane receives LEED certification

Tue, 08/07/2014 - 12:16

SL Green Realty’s 180 Maiden Lane has received a LEED Certification from the US Green Building Council. »

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Hermes calls on property investors to take longer term view on responsible investment

Wed, 02/07/2014 - 14:39

The business case for responsible investment requires investors to take a longer term perspective in their appraisals in order to meet expectations, according to Hermes Real Estate. »

Green world

New rules for green property to deliver FairTrade-like climate bonds labelling

Thu, 19/06/2014 - 11:53

The Climate Bonds Green Property Working Group of 16 international experts has published its proposed rules as to the type of buildings that can be used to issue Certified Climate Bonds.  »

Green building

Green Deal falls short for commercial property, says BCSC

Wed, 05/03/2014 - 13:39

The Green Deal is not fit for purpose for the commercial property sector, according to the British Council of Shopping Centres (BCSC), the retail property trade body, in its latest stark assessment of how the sector is faring in the sustainability race. »

Green world

Importance of sustainability in real estate investing to continue, says M&G report

Fri, 10/01/2014 - 16:07

The growing importance of sustainability in real estate investing is set to continue, according to M&G Real Estate’s tenth Responsible Property Investment report. »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

Article
Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Andrew Milligan, Standard Life Investments

2015 a pivotal year for global markets

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 09:57

Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, believes that 2015 has all the hallmarks of a pivotal year for global financial markets. Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy, Standard Life Investments, comments… ... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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Guide to relocation 2014

Guide to Relocation 2014

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 10:53

The GFM Guide to Relocation 2014 draws together in one volume the key points covering the relocation of investment funds and managers to the following major jurisdictions – The Bahamas, BVI, Guernsey, Malta and Ticino... »

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