Iggo's insight - Changes

Markets have performed well this year despite all the uncertainties. A clearing of some of those is possible in the weeks ahead (possible I said, not probable). If that does happen, risk is likely to ...

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07 October 2019

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets completes purchase of €1.1 billion prime European office portfolio through acquisition of NYSE listed Northstar Realty Europe

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AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets (“AXA IM - Real Assets”), a global leader in real asset investments and the leading1 real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, announces that it has comp ...

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11 October 2019

Baytree secures logistics development site in Madgeburg, Germany

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Baytree Logistics Properties ("Baytree"), the logistics and industrial development platform, has secured a strategic development site in the City of Magdeburg, central Germany, on behalf of cl ...

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11 October 2019

Sustainability: What will your impact be?

As the impact of human activities on the planet continues to rise on the global agenda, sustainable living and responsible investment have become the clarion calls of our time.

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08 October 2019

AXA IM announces appointments in its Core Investments leadership team

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AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has announced today appointments in the Core Investments leadership team.

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08 October 2019

Logistics: retailers’ new front office - Video Insight

In our new video, we discuss the findings of our recent whitepaper ‘Logistics: retailers' new front office’ and the fundamental shift in the retailer model towards omni-channel retail.

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08 October 2019

Iggo's Insight - Carry Me Home

The market is trading like it believes the mid-cycle correction story rather than the impending recession narrative.

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08 October 2019

Iggo's Insight - Default is Credit

The strong performance from credit markets this year receives limited attention. However, the reality is that default risk remains very low and credit risk premiums generally compensate investors for ...

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08 October 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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08 October 2019

Climate Change and Investment

The environmental impact we are having on the planet is set to influence the way governments act, industries function and businesses behave in the coming years.

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01 October 2019

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets acquires 2,300-room European hotels portfolio for €531 million

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Portfolio acquired from Principal Hotel Immobilien Spezialfonds, managed by Principal Real Estate

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01 October 2019

What you need to know about industrial robotics

The demand for industrial robots has accelerated due to the ongoing trend towards automation and innovative technological advancements.

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23 September 2019

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets agrees acquisition of mixed-use development site in Sapporo, Japan

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Development project, due to complete in 2024, represents ¥25 billion (€200 million) investment size)

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23 September 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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23 September 2019

Biodiversity crisis: The role of investors in resolving species extinction - Part 2

AXA IM is set to start a biodiversity engagement programme with investee companies across several sectors, to better understand how such firms take this issue into account.

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23 September 2019

Biodiversity crisis: The role of investors in resolving species extinction - Part 1

We assess how investors are impacted by the practices of investee companies – in terms of those which cause biodiversity loss and others which are harmed by it.

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18 September 2019

AXA IM Renames Equity Income Fund to Reflect Wider Investment Universe

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AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) today announces the AXA Framlington Blue Chip Equity Income Fund has been renamed the AXA Framlington UK Equity Income Fund to better reflect its new investment objec ...

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18 September 2019

Iggo's Insight - Summer's Gone

The ECB has cemented low rates for a long time and it will also resume buying bonds. Can yields rise substantially in that environment? I suspect that bond yields remain low, even if they don’t plumb ...

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