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Factor investing brings benefits and challenges for investors, according to Edhec research

Factor investing can provide "substantial" benefits but is more difficult to implement for investors with multi-asset portfolios, says an Edhec-Risk study.

Mixed reasons for institutional investors into real estate

There are a multitude of reasons that surveyed investors place above returns as their main motivation for allocating assets to real estate, according to a survey by Preqin.

Sustainable real estate funds set to grow in Europe despite slow green uptake

The sustainable financial investment sector is booming globally. However, it has failed to ignite Europe's real estate industry, according to research by property asset managers and advisers Catella.

Private debt fund competition hots up as investors sit on cash stockpile

Over half of private debt fund managers recently surveyed by Preqin report increased competition for investment opportunities. Two-thirds intend to deploy more capital over the next 12 months.

Fundraising competition intensifies for real estate managers

The real estate fundraising landscape remains competitive despite increasing institutional demand for exposure to the asset class, according to the latest real estate report from Preqin.

Maritime assets are increasingly attracting interest from institutional investors searching for returns

Investors are finding new opportunities in old, yet often unexplored, sectors of the global economy. Many are looking at unique and mature markets that have been less visible in recent times.

Private debt strategies see drop in second quarter in aggregate total capital secured

Some 25 funds across private debt strategies reached a final close securing an aggregate $16.5bn in the second quarter, according to research from Preqin.

Investors prefer separate accounts for private real estate funding reports Preqin

The number of and value of separate accounts awarded in a single year are rising exponentially, according to Preqin data.