A shortage of inflation-linked risk has pension funds turning to real estate for opportunities.
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For those dependent on the European commercial mortgage-backed securities market for funding, the credit crunch has prompted a round of soul-searching.
The Greek property sector is growing thanks to a surge in retail development.
It has been a whirlwind few years for Limitless, a division of the sprawling Dubai World group.
Green leases are slowly finding favour among tenants and landlords in the UK.
The global real estate industry is on the brink of a green revolution.
A flood of redemptions from real estate funds has rocked the sector in the UK, forcing leading investment houses to stop customers taking their money out.
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Teisuke Kitayama, president, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group chairman of the board, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.
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New accounting rules designed to improve transparency and disclosure were bound to increase noise on financial institutions’ balance sheets.
Hugo Chávez is trying to commit Venezuela to 21st century socialism.
As their peers in Europe and the US struggle to adjust to the world post sub-prime, Japan’s megabanks find themselves in the glow of unaccustomed financial health.
Private equity in Turkey is finally gaining momentum.
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Nobuo Kuroyanagi, president and CEO, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group president, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and Yasumasa Gomi, chairman and CEO of Mitsubishi UFJ Securities.
With no sub-prime problems, real estate bubble or complex credit portfolios to worry about, the country’s banking sector should be a relative safe haven.
Operating company securitizations had to take a back seat to real estate as UK corporates rode the real estate boom in recent years.
Hidetake Nakamura, managing executive officer and head of international banking unit.
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