La Française, the French asset management group, has appointed Anne Génot its new head of Real Estate Business Development dedicated to the European market. Génot joins from Scaprim Asset Management, where she was CEO responsible for developing asset management and investment advisory services as well as overseeing acquisitions. Previously, she has worked at DTZ Asset […]
Over the past few weeks, we have seen a significant sell-off in Asian high yield bonds. The benchmark Markit HY Index has seen its average yield rise from <5% in mid-2017 to recently exceeding 7.5%, the highest level since the index was launched. Asian HY has also notably underperformed US markets with the yield premium […]
Not only was the Hong Kong market badly hit by actions taken by the US administration against China with the announcement of new import tariffs, the Hong Kong stock exchange also had a nasty reminder of how vulnerable it is. On Friday 16th March, Yan Qingmin, vice-Chairman of CSRC, the Chinese securities regulator, announced that […]
In theory, every investor must read the prospectus before investing their money. In practice, it is generally accepted that few investors do. The document is considered too long, too disjointed and too full of legalese to be accessible to most investors. That may be changing. This month, La Française is releasing a completely new — […]
For the new cycle to really gather a head of steam, the real economy will need to confirm that it is a real takeoff, La Francaise AM says in its February report.
Consolidation in early 2014, but not for the reasons we expected, says La Francaise.
La Française and Tages Capita have announced the agreement of a strategic partnership.
La Francaise Asset Management provides its monthly economic outlook looking at the OECD’s latest report as well as the ECB and the Fed’s latest announcements.
La Française Real Estate Managers’ CEO Marc Bertrand provides his view about the economic environment and on real estate debt.
La Française REIM, the property investor, has used its latest quarterly newsletter to consider both the economic context of investing in the asset class currently, as well as the role of property related debt as part of actively managed portfolios.
Paris-based La Française and UK’s Inflection Point Capital Management (IPCM) have announced plans for a major joint venture to be named La Française Inflection Point.
La Française AM head of Real Estate Research Antonin Prade, and Premier portfolio manager Alex Ross both point to property’s revival as an asset class.