Institutional Investors

FRANKFURT, Germany | Investor sentiment for Germany ticks up, but still depressed

FRANKFURT, Germany — Jan 22, 2019— A survey of financial experts suggests the outlook for Germany, Europe‘s largest economy, brightened slightly during January because the worst risks were already reflected in earlier months’ readings. The ZEW institute’s indicator rose 2.5 points over December’s reading to minus 15.0 points. That is still far below the long-term … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany | Investor sentiment for Germany ticks up, but still depressed

The Country’s Largest Opportunity Zone Expo set to Spur Economic Development

  IRVINE, CALIF./ DECEMBER 13, 2018 (STL.News) To meet the growing demand for investment in Opportunity Zones, which offers tax benefits for investments in low-income areas, the country’s largest Opportunity Zone Expo will be held in downtown Los Angeles on Jan. 25, 2019. The event, which will help professionals stay at the forefront of this … Continue reading The Country’s Largest Opportunity Zone Expo set to Spur Economic Development

LONDON | Shell agrees to set short-term caps on carbon emissions

LONDON — Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to set short-term goals for reducing carbon emissions that will be linked to executive pay. The decision was announced Monday after pressure from institutional investors, who said urgency was needed to fight climate change and protect the value of their holdings. Shell says it will set … Continue reading LONDON | Shell agrees to set short-term caps on carbon emissions

Wharton Executive Education Launches Commercial Real Estate Investment Program for Institutional Investors

  PHILADELPHIA/ OCTOBER 02, 2018 (STL.News) Institutional investors are gradually expanding their holdings in the commercial real estate sector. Last year, institutional investors’ target allocations to real estate averaged 10.1 percent, edging up from 9.9 percent in 2016, according to National Real Estate Investor. Today’s pension and mutual fund portfolios typically include investments in real … Continue reading Wharton Executive Education Launches Commercial Real Estate Investment Program for Institutional Investors

BitCasas Develops Asset-Backed Security Tokens for Real Estate Loans

SILICON VALLEY, CALIF./ SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 (STL.News) According to the Federal Reserve Q1 2018 Report, the current US market for residential loans is estimated at over $14 trillion, with 1.7% of these loans failing to meet scheduled payments (Non-Performing Loans or NPLs) which are then traded at a significant discount. Because of the capital and … Continue reading BitCasas Develops Asset-Backed Security Tokens for Real Estate Loans