Patrick Sumner to retire in June, while desk head role to be split and two new staff to join.
Manager says demand is outstripping supply in the commercial property market.
Stricken student property fund “continuing to review” options for troubled assets.
Managers look to increase exposure to property to capitalise on an improving UK outlook.
Managers do not expect strong run by property shares in past five years to be replicated.
Multi-asset manager increases exposure to actively-managed L&G Property fund in bullish move on sector.
Analysis & Opinion
Those funds that have a higher equity exposure compared with a more diversified asset mix have outperformed.
IMA says name changes have “successfully provided clear, jargon-free names” for advisers.
Just under a third of the 151 members of the 45-80% Shares sector have a Distribution Technology risk rating.
Advertorial: The capricious nature of bond and equity markets even in 2013 serves to highlight the need for diversification.
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