11.02.2013 - Sovereign wealth could reach 20pct in real estate - AXA's Vaquier
Sovereign wealth funds see the risk-reward in European real estate as attractive, and could hit global property allocations as high as 20% of portfolios, says Pierre Vaquier, CEO of AXA Real Estate, the largest European property investment manager, which counts several such funds in its client list including the world's biggest, the Norwegian Pension Fund. Vaquier told PIE on the sidelines of the ULI Europe conference in Paris last week that SWFs have a global view, allocating between Asia, US and Europe. "They consider that the risk-reward basis in Europe is attractive… And depending on their experience, culture and sophistication they are looking for either core deals or risk types of situations."..............................................Full Article: Source
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