News & Knowledge

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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2017, 16 March

Takeaways from our European days in NYC

Last week we hosted our 10th European Property Conference in New York, which with 19 companies from all over Europe and some 45 investors was again a great success.

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2017, 06 March

Around Europe in one and a half days

We are celebrating a milestone at the Kempen Property Team: the 2017 conference will be the 10th edition of the European Property Seminar in NYC! But this is far from the only reason why 2017 is a special year.

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2017, 03 February

Kempen wins two SRP Structured Products & Derivatives Awards

During the awards ceremony of the SRP Structured Products; Derivatives Awards 2017, Kempen received the ‘Regional awards - The Netherlands’ for ‘Best Distributor’ – for the third consecutive year.

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2020, 22 January

Kempen sharpens its focus on alternative investments with the appointment of Anne Mei Poppe

Kempen Capital Management (Kempen) has strengthened its alternative solutions team with the appointment of Anne Mei Poppe as alternative investment specialist. Her appointment demonstrates Kempen’s commitment to boosting growth in alternative investments.

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2020, 14 January

Kempen boosts Client Solutions team with the appointment of Peter Ruesink

Kempen Capital Management (Kempen) has appointed Peter Ruesink as Fiduciary Manager/Client Director of the Client Solutions team as of 1 January. He will focus specifically on serving institutional fiduciary clients using his expertise on data science strategies. With this appointment, Kempen further specialises as a data driven organisation.

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2019, 16 December

Kempen European Private Equity Fund reaches maximum capacity with final close at € 192.5 million

Amsterdam, 16 December 2019. The final close of the Kempen European Private Equity Fund, the private equity fund managed by Kempen Capital Management (Kempen), took place on Friday 13 December 2019. The total committed capital amounts to € 192.5 million, which brings the fund to its maximum capacity.

2019, 11 December

Dutch financials make significant progress with PCAF carbon accounting methodology

The number of Dutch banks, insurance companies and pension funds working on calculating the climate impact of their loans and investments is growing. Seventeen financials with a total assets under management of 2 trillion euros are now part of the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF), which has developed a carbon accounting methodology to map the carbon emissions of loans and investments.

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