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Railway

[20Aug08] Expertise on Russian Rail Leasing
    "Based on our calculations investments in freight railcars alone, will account for more than US50 bn at current prices. "

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[08Aug08] European perspective on investing in the railway market
    The recent spike in energy prices, legislation that enforces road tolls and ecological policies are all supportive of the impetus already in place

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Real Assets

[26Apr13] 'Alternative asset' investment funds in the UK
    Analysis: Alternative asset funds marketed to retail investors

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Real Estate

[14Dec12] A SQUARE 14 Dec 2012
    The role of REITs in managing extreme downside risk

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[28Sep10] A SQUARE 28 Sep 2010
    Investments in real estate - New research

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Real estate

[05Sep12] Real estate investment
    Increased investor demand and a real estate investment strategy

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Real Estate

[21Oct08] Regional Property Fund - Central Asia, Caucasus
    On the ground sector intelligence - regional presence since 1998

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[28Aug08] Investing in a residential fund - Expertise
    Prices could slump significantly lower, in the immediate future, “valuations could cheapen further” ...

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[07May08] A Real Estate and Infrastructure Advisory
    Focuses on managing and identifying investment opportunities in India

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[13Feb08] Prospects for investing in Scandinavian Property
    Real estate investment activity in Scandinavia is expected to remain at a high level this year.

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[17Oct07] A Commercial Real Estate Fund
    Fund offers investors a market neutral exposure to commercial real-estate

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[19Sep07] Expertise on the prospects of real estate investing, now...
    Has the image of investing in real estate as an asset class been tarnished since the occurrence of the US sub prime housing debacle?

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[07Aug07] Babcock & Brown Japan Property Trust
    Provides exposure to the office and retail real estate markets in the central and greater Tokyo area

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[23May07] Henderson Horizon Pan European Property Equities Fund
    In comparison to investing directly in individual properties, property equities are highly liquid, enabling a greater degree of flexibility and risk control in an investment strategy. In addition, property equities do not generate the high implicit costs

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[18Apr07] German Real Estate
    Is now an opportune time to invest in German Real Estate? Based on his experience, Iain Keys elaborates on how and why?

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[06Feb07] Nomura Global Property 80% Protected Fund
    Access to commercial properties, with a built in capital protection mechanism

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Renewable Energy

[30Jul09] High yielding, stable, investment grade payment streams
    The USD3bn comprise about 600MW of solar projects, most of which are located in Europe ...

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[11Jun09] A Renewable Energy Fund
    Sector and theme, renewable energy, fund - systematic with a discretionary overlay

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Renewable Natural Resources

[20Feb08] : Investment opportunities in harnessing hydro, tidal and geothermal energy
    Electricity can't be transported over long distances and storage is limited. Every region should assess their potential in renewables.

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[24Jan08] FoF - underlying funds specialise in actively trading commodities, natural resources and their related markets
    Market environment supports active trading strategies due to fast growth and changing nature of commodity markets, high levels of volatility and strong trends

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[13Jun07] ABN AMRO Wind Total Return Index (Equity) – Open End Certificate
    The index is a total return index , designed to reflect the performance of the securities of companies involved in the production of energy from wind or distribution of wind generators or services to the wind industry as determined by S&P.

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[03Apr07] Smart Materials Fund
    Based on his experience at the SAM Smart Materials Fund, Rodrigo Amandi unveils what he believes is in store for investors interested in the space

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[16Jan07] Pictet Water Fund
    

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Risk

[07Dec08] Conservation of risk as a concept
    Adoption of a conservation of risk framework greatly increases investor/manager awareness of the trade-offs in risk and uncertainty that are at the heart of investing

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Risk Management

[31Mar10] Liquid asset led premiums vs. Illiquidity return led premiums
    We simply define liquidity as the ability to take one’s money out of an investment instantaneously without a market impact. That would be the idea of perfect liquidity. So one is able to take their money out of an investment without losing value in

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Shipping

[17Jul07] Okeanos Shipping Fund
    The fund generates performance by exploiting the persistent opportunities resulting from inefficiencies within the dry shipping market. It invests in both the derivatives and the physical shipping market

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[26Feb09] A Ship Owning Fund
    Will acquire and operate merchant ships, exploiting relative-value opportunities between vessel prices and future cash flows

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[21Oct08] Shipping investment compass
    Short term outlook:Global real economic activity - the mainstay of trade and shipping demand - is widely expected to moderate further in the near term.

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[12Sep08] A shipping fund
    Pursues an operating and charter strategy

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[13Feb08] A fund that invests in ship builders
    Fund’s portfolio comprises instruments that finance ship building activities - in German „participate in ship ownership“– KG Model (LPs)

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