Credit Suisse Asset Management (CSAM) is a multi-specialist manager operating within a well-known global financial institution. It provides companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private clients globally, as well as retail clients, with advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products. CSAM manages assets of over €429bn (30 June 2022) and offers approximately 450 investment funds globally.

Within the real estate asset class, CSAM manages both direct and indirect global real estate and is one of the largest investment managers worldwide – with total AUM of €59bn, it ranks seventh in Europe and among the top 25 managers worldwide.1 This includes the Global Real Estate team, Index Solutions and Brazilian real estate. The Global Real Estate team, responsible for direct and indirect investments on a worldwide basis, manages over €44bn in assets (30 June 2022), encompassing approximately 1,250 properties in 13 countries. The fund management track record in Switzerland dates back to 1938, the first pan-European fund was set up in 1991, the first global fund in 2005, and the first value add vintage in 2014. We currently offer core, core+ and value add solutions within direct real estate, as well as a multi-manager platform.

With real estate remaining local even in an integrated world, specific knowledge and experience are required. Our 180 dedicated professionals in different locations include in-house acquisition, asset management, finance, ESG and construction teams focused on residential, logistics, office, retail and operational real estate.

Sustainability is important for our investment philosophy, as we seek to minimise the carbon footprint and increase the energy efficiency of our assets.

1 INREV Fund Manager Survey 2022


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The key risks of real estate investments include limited liquidity in the real estate market, changing mortgage interest rates, subjective valuation of real estate, inherent risks with respect to the construction of buildings and environmental risks (e.g., land contamination).

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