Building on its strong fundraising capacities and its experience of real estate investment products for French retail clients, Amundi is now focusing on strengthening its offering for institutional investors and working on the pan-European distribution of a retail solution. These funds, which express the firm’s strongest convictions, are uniquely structured and distributed, as Jean-Marc Coly, Chief Executive Officer for Amundi Real Estate explains.
Real Estate investment in Europe is currently supported by 3 key-factors : economic recovery, the small but expected rise in interest rates, and inflation estimated to 1-1.5%. Return, stability of valuations and inflation-hedge: real estate is more than ever an attractive investment in the current environment.
Over the last few years, the European real estate market has been characterized by diversity. Today, however, it seems to be significantly evolving. Real estate rates of return are converging downwards in the main EU countries, which causes worry among investors seeking at least consistent levels of performance. To cope with this convergence, with the pressure on rents and with the prospect of a hike in interest rates, Amundi is convinced one needs to go back to the fundamentals of ...
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