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Committees

Committee Spotlight - Due Diligence Committee

IQ caught up with Jaap van der Bijl, Altera and Remco Rothkrantz, Kempen to find out what the INREV Due Diligence Committee is up to, what its plans are for 2017, and what the initials GEO stand for. GEO, they explained, stands for global, easy and online, and is a good summary of the committee’s plans for the next year or so, when it will be building on the work that has made the Due Diligence Questionnaire (DDQ) INREV’s most frequently downloaded tool. Read more

Guidelines

Stand out from the crowd

Casper van Grieken, Senior Director at CBRE EMEA Capital Advisors and Stefan Sielias, Senior Consultant, told IQ why they find the INREV Assessment tool so useful and shared their thoughts on how the tool could help others. The aim of the INREV Guidelines Assessments is to bring greater transparency to individual investment vehicles and the non-listed real estate market as a whole. The assessments make it possible to compare a vehicle’s level of governance and other attributes against industry norms, highlighting potential areas for improvement. Read more

Industry Data

Back to the future

INREV’s Performance Measurement Committee members Ray Adderley and Stafford Biddulph (representing UK fund managers) and Rob Courtens and André Bresser (representing Danish and Dutch investors) got together in Copenhagen to explain to IQ why it’s now so important for members to provide extended historical fund data for their non-listed real estate vehicles. Read more

Member profile

Katie Smith

A Passion for Performance. Katie Smith wants the numbers to do the talking IQ spoke to Katie Smith, Head of Analytics at CBRE Global Investment Partners, about her interest in performance analysis, her role on the INREV Performance Measurement Committee, and in particular about INREV’s plans for a new asset level index. Read more

Young Professionals

The Rise of European Debt Funds

European debt funds really took off in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis (GFC). A few had existed earlier, but the losses suffered by commercial banks on their real estate loans following the crisis provided a market opportunity for institutional investors. Many banks had distressed real estate loans on their books, while regulators imposed stricter capital requirements, meaning that they needed to reduce their exposure to the most risky loans. Read more