News & Knowledge

2018, 27 September

IT'S TOUGH! Insights on investor sentiment

I’ve just come back from an extensive round of visiting institutional investors and discussing our best ideas…. A few themes popped up

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2017, 21 September

Back to school

On Monday we saw two announcements regarding European student housing

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2017, 07 September

Which price is right?

The positive effect of stock splits has been a talking point for many years now, although there is limited academic research looking into the relationship between stock splits and the performance of listed real estate.

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2017, 21 June

ETF ownership in the Real Estate sector: systemic risk?

Exchange traded funds (ETFs) and quantitative investors account for about 60% of the equity space in the US (up from 30% 10 years ago) and only 10% of the daily volumes traded originates from fundamental discretionary trades.

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2017, 08 June

Kempen wins two SRP Structured Products & Derivatives Awards

Kempen & Co achieved three #1 positions in the category real estate at the presentation of the Extel Awards. Kempen & Co was not only selected as the best brokerage firm on both a team and an individual basis, but the European Property Seminar, organised by Kempen & Co for the 15th year running this year, was also selected as the best real estate conference according to corporate voters.

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2017, 01 June

Bloomberg interview: Tower sector may see M&A ‘turmoil’

Yesterday Bloomberg contacted me in relation to what has been a strong day for the shares of the European listed tower companies. On the back of take-over rumors Cellnex and INWIT closed the day up +4.2% and +4.7% respectively. Find here our view on what we expect to happen next.

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2017, 01 June

The extra mile(stones)

We are celebrating yet another milestone at the Kempen Property Team: the 2017 edition next week will be the 15th European Property Seminar in Amsterdam!

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2017, 03 May

The case for listed infrastructure

Real assets, including infrastructure, will continue to be important in the asset allocation debate. Even if bond yields were to rise, they will do so gradually and the insurance and pension industry would still struggle to cover its long-term liabilities by investing in bonds.

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2017, 22 March

Can New York teach Berlin a history lesson?

I recently took a stroll down memory lane to compare the dynamics behind the largest default in real estate history to today's residential sector in Berlin. Please see my missive below...

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2020, 07 September

Van Lanschot Kempen appoints Jeroen Berns Head of Kempen Merchant Banking

Van Lanschot Kempen announces today that Jeroen Berns will be appointed as Head of Kempen Merchant Banking per 14 September. The activities of Merchant Banking include Corporate Finance, Equity Capital Markets and Securities.

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2020, 03 September

Kempen launches sustainable dividend fund

Today, Kempen Capital Management (Kempen) will launch the Kempen Sustainable Global High Dividend Fund. The introduction of this new fund represents an important addition to the current range of dividend products that Kempen has to offer in the market. This sustainable dividend solution is created in collaboration with our clients, who are looking for direct income in a more sustainable investment world.

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2020, 01 September

Van Lanschot Kempen appoints Erik van Houwelingen to Executive Board

Van Lanschot Kempen announced today that Erik van Houwelingen will join its Executive Board per 15 November. Erik will be responsible for Asset Management, one of Van Lanschot Kempen’s core activities, and he will also take on the chair of the Board of Kempen Capital Management, subject to regulatory approval. Erik van Houwelingen succeeds Leni Boeren, who stepped down earlier this year.

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2020, 27 August

Three years of Kempen (Lux) Euro High Yield Fund

This year, the Kempen (Lux) Euro High Yield Fund of Kempen Capital Management (Kempen) celebrates its third anniversary. This milestone coincides with the achievement of a total of € 250 million in assets under management. The high yield fund further expanded the range of corporate bond funds within Kempen, and contributed to the strengthening of Kempen’s credit expertise. The average annual return of the fund over this period of time stands at 3.0% as compared with 1.9% for the benchmark*.

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