Hunt for Investment Returns drives European Real Estate Markets

In 2015, the European real estate investment market recorded its highest transaction volume since 2007. Real estate investments increased by almost a quarter year-on-year. Demand for European real estate investment was strongly driven by international investors who were responsible for over 50% of total investment.

Rege Nachfrage nach indirekten Immobilienanlagen

Indirekte Immobilienanlagen verzeichneten im vergangenen Jahr insgesamt eine gute Performance. Aufgeschlüsselt nach Anlagegefäss zeigt sich, dass die Immobiliengesellschaften (10%) im Vergleich zu den Immobilienfonds (4%) eine weitaus höhere Gesamtrendite ausweisen konnten.

India increases foreign investment limits for foreign investors

The Indian government introduced changes to its Foreign Direct Investment Policy in order to stimulate foreign investment, especially in sectors such as construction, retail and defense by increasing sectoral caps, bringing more activities under automatic route and easing some of the conditions to encourage investment in certain sectors.

How attractive are European Life Sciences Sites?

KPMG’s newest report on leading Life Sciences Clusters in Europe, released on 3 November 2015 at the Bio Europe Congress, reveals important differences between different countries in Europe and their attractiveness for Foreign Direct Investments for the Life Sciences Industry.

Compressing yields in Europe’s Real Estate Investment Markets

European property investments remain popular. With transaction activity in the first half of 2015 reaching the highest level since 2007, reflecting a 37% Y-o-Y rise, there is much to be positive about. Peripheral markets look set to rise further while competition for the best assets becomes more intense.

Freundliches Klima für Investitionen in Energieinfrastrukturen

Bis vor kurzem war auch der Energiesektor für direkte Infrastrukturinvestitionen grösstenteils geschlossen. Der steigende Energiebedarf und die ambitionierte Schweizer „Energiestrategie 2050“ haben die Ausgangslage im Energieinfrastruktursektor jedoch verändert.