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Zsolt Kohalmi, Pictet Alternative Advisors

Real estate bulls buy into Covid recovery

As economies gradually open up, investors have shown faith in those parts of the real estate markets which should do well in the ‘new normal’  

Cristina Alcaide, Pinebridge Investments

Private equity takes big steps towards embracing sustainability

Larger private equity firms have gone a long way towards incorporating ESG into their strategies, although the smaller players still lag behind

Matthias Schulthess

Wealth industry adjusts to meet family clients' growing appetite for alternatives

With private equity the asset class of choice for the wealthiest clients, private banks are having to boost their internal skillsets

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Asian elites shun equities for real estate and their own endeavours

Asian entrepreneurs are cutting back on public markets in favour of alternatives and investing in their own businesses, but are they underestimating the risks?

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Private asset nirvana clouded by recent hedge fund history

Leading private banks are scrambling to boost their private equity operations, claiming the hard-to-reach asset class will give clients the returns they need, and bring in healthy fees to boot. But haven’t we seen this all before, back when structured products and hedge funds were all the rage?

Guy Barnard, Janus Henderson

Existing real estate trends accentuated by Covid-19 pandemic

While sectors like hospitality, retail and offices have been hit hard by the pandemic, others, such as logistics, are thriving. How should investors be responding to this upheaval?

Manish Kashyap, CBRE

Coronavirus unlikely to spell end of the office

Working from home may have become the norm during the pandemic, but its is doubtful companies will drastically cut back on their property portfolios, though a focus on sustainability and employee wellness is likely to increase

Mark Syz, Banque Syz

Investors expect pandemic to create vintage private equity opportunities

Private banks, who were already promoting private equity before Covid-19 hit, now see even more opportunities in the sector as a result of depressed company valuations

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Global Asset Tracker: Low yield world sparks new roles for debt and alternatives

Concerns about whether bonds still provide protection against falling equities has prompted banks to look elsewhere for diversification

Simon Redman, Invesco

Private clients in pole position to capture illiquidity premium

High net worth investors, with their long-term time horizons, appear a great fit for alternative investments, but picking the right partners is vital

Global Private Banking Awards 2022 Highlights

More than 120 banks from 50 countries around the world entered this year’s annual global private banking awards. 19 of those entrants have won more than one award. Of these, six institutions - including Citi Private Bank, BTG Pactual, Erste Private Banking, HSBC Private Banking, Northern Trust, Itaú Private Bank – gained the top position in three categories each. Video highlights from the 2022 Global Private Banking Awards.

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