16 July 2019

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets completes acquisition of 180 Grand Avenue office building in Oakland, California

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The transaction was structured as a joint venture alongside Harvest Properties.

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16 July 2019

Iggo's Insight - Yield not equal to return

Bonds have sold off a bit this week, but I believe that the bull market remains in place. Global monetary policy is about to be eased yet there are reasons to be relatively relaxed about the near-term ...

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16 July 2019

Lower rates, slower growth

With trade tensions being the largest threat to the macro outlook, investors are looking to central banks to provide support. So far, central banks have indicated their willingness to provide easier m ...

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16 July 2019

Logistics: retailers’ new front office

The consumer has taken power in the retail industry which has put retailers on the backfoot and caused a structural rethink of the traditional business model. Omni-channel retail has emerged as the li ...

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27 June 2019

Iggo's Insight - Here Comes the Summer

Bond returns are being driven by expectations of monetary easing and an unerring search for yield. The result is yields that are increasingly falling below policy interest rates. This may only reverse ...

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27 June 2019

A lifetime of gender inequality: What investors can do

Investors’ focus on diversity has principally centred on female representation in the board room. But in this research paper we study the dynamics of gender inequality throughout a woman’s entire work ...

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04 July 2019

AXA Investment Managers selected by Foresters Friendly Society to manage Multi-Asset Mandate

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Foresters Friendly Society (Foresters), the mutual insurance provider protecting families since 1834, has appointed AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) to manage a £175 million multi-asset mandate on beh ...

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04 July 2019

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets agrees to acquire NYSE listed Northstar Realty Europe the owner of a prime European office portfolio valued at €1.1 billion

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Public-to-Private transaction includes prime assets in London, Paris, Berlin and Hamburg

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27 June 2019

AXA Investment Managers appoints Christophe Herpet as Global Head of AXA Fixed Income and Buy & Maintain

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AXA Investment Managers appoints Christophe Herpet as Global Head of AXA Fixed Income and Buy & Maintain

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27 June 2019

Iggo's Insight - Lower rates, no recession

Navigating through all the noise out there, it seems the most sensible expectation that investors should have is described by “lower rates but no recession”. Central banks were more dovish again this ...

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27 June 2019

Coal phase out: The investment case

Coal has no meaningful role to play when it comes achieving the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement. Right now, it remains an important part of the energy mix, fuelling base-load power stations across t ...

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11 June 2019

AXA Investment Managers calls for new “transition bonds” to help companies go green

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Green bond market needs a new “transition” bond to allow carbon intensive companies to finance their gradual shift away from fossil fuels, AXA Investment Managers has said.

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11 June 2019

Longevity - Chapter 3 - Ageing populations are not a death knell for asset prices

A decline in demand for financial assets due to ageing is unlikely to occur anytime soon

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11 June 2019

Financing brown to green: Guidelines for Transition Bonds

Financing the fight against climate change needs to shift up a gear and evolve. Since the introduction of green bonds, capital markets have made great strides in recent years to ensure that investment ...

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11 June 2019

Iggo's Insight - Long, but not wrong

Twitter output dips, markets stabilise. Or was it the central banks? And at the same time more and more of the bond market is negatively yielding. The long-end of the government bond market still has ...

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10 June 2019

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets completes acquisition of Copenhagen private residential portfolio for €174 million

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City centre portfolio comprises 396 new-build units, recently completed or under development

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21 May 2019

“The Market”– a unique, fresh, food-led marketplace to open at 22 Bishopsgate in 2020

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22 Bishopsgate, the next generation work space, announces the addition of The Market, a first of its kind, 20,000-square-foot food hub

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