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Italian Investor Universe dominated by Pension funds

The latest version of the Investor Universe Study focuses on Investors domiciled in Italy. The study explores real estate's role in the Italian institutional investment market, describing the overall investment landscape as well as investigating investors' motivations for holding real estate, and the ways these are being implemented. 

Key highlights of the Italian Study include: 

  • The Italian Investment universe is dominated by insurance companies and pension funds
  • Overall, Italian investors have lower exposure (4.2%) to real estate vehicles than its European peers, but first pillar pension funds have the highest allocations (22.7%)
  • Diversification benefits for a multi-asset portfolio is the main reason to invest in real estate followed by income return and its risk adjusted performance
  • Italian investors are more concerned about regulatory issues than the rest of the European investors

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Investor Universe Italy Study 2019  

Published on 16 Aug 2019

The Italian edition of the Investor Universe Study focuses on investors domiciled in Italy. The study looks at real estate’s role in Italian institutional investment, describing the overall investment landscape as well as investigating investors’ motivations for holding real estate and the ways these are being implemented.