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Cybersecurity rises up ESG agenda

As the reach of hackers extends, GPs are increasingly viewing strong cybersecurity as a critical pillar of responsible investing.

Cryptocurrency-enabled RE fund launches in US

The blockchain-run private equity real estate fund is understood to be one of the first such vehicles to hit the market, according to the fund sponsor’s chief executive.

WATCH: US firms need to up their game on GDPR

In a two-minute video, forensics specialist Toby Duthie highlights the cultural differences which mean Europe’s new personal data regulation may get overlooked in the US.

How business intelligence can help private funds managers

Understand your data and listen to your users to get the best out of business intelligence technology.

Avoid being taken for ransom

In the wake of escalated and more frequent cyberattacks on financial service and government entities, global regulators are stepping up supervision on cybersecurity protocols.

Can blockchain be an infra gamechanger?

Blockchain has taken centre stage thanks to the rise of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. But can the technology that allows for secure transactions between parties also change the way infrastructure is managed?

Changing times for infrastructure investing

Across the infrastructure sector, technological advances are changing the way managers approach their assets. Duncan Symonds, European director of asset management for IFM Investors, believes adjusting to this landscape is essential if you want to thrive and not only survive in the sector in the years to come.

Big data is watching you

Technology has enabled investors to learn more about how infrastructure assets work than ever before – and they’re taking advantage of this insight in different ways.

RE execs unconvinced about disruptive tech

Around half of property executives polled remain skeptical of the benefits of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and augmented or virtual reality, according to the Altus Group. Real estate professionals are divided on the benefits of emerging technologies, a survey from real estate technology company Altus Group has revealed. The Altus Group CRE Innovation Report surveyed 400 […]

Decoding cybersecurity

The WannaCry and NotPetya cyberattacks that struck earlier this year have some important lessons for private fund managers wanting to keep their firms safe.