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Shortlisted for the ‘Investment Marketing and Innovation Awards’

AlphaReal has been shortlisted for ‘Best website’ and ‘Thought Leadership Work’ for the 2024 Investment Week ‘Investment Marketing and Innovation Awards’ in association with Professional Pensions.

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UK Market Monitor Q1 2024

Real and nominal Gilt yields both increased over the quarter. Real yields averaged an increase of circa 15 bps, while nominal yields increased by circa 30bps. This led to a commensurately higher break-even inflation rate.

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AlphaReal identifies ‘speed of deployment’ as biggest obstacle to renewable infrastructure investment

A survey of UK pension funds and insurers that collectively oversee over £350 billion in assets, commissioned by AlphaReal, the specialist manager of secure income real assets, reveals that it is the speed of deployment that is the biggest obstacle to investing in renewable infrastructure.

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AlphaReal shortlisted in three categories for the European Pensions Awards

The shortlist for the European Pensions Awards 2024 has been announced.

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Institutional investors to increase allocations to sustainable investment sectors

A survey of UK pension funds and insurers that collectively oversee over £350 billion in assets, commissioned by AlphaReal, the specialist manager of secure income real assets, finds that 95% of respondents expect to increase allocations to renewable energy assets over the next five years.

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AlphaReal shortlisted in four categories for the UK Pensions Awards

Professional Pensions has recently announced the shortlist for the UK Pensions Awards 2024.

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European Market Monitor Q4 2023

Higher interest rates have had the desired effect of reducing inflation prints, while also reducing economic growth. Secure income real assets remain attractive to investors seeking long-dated inflation-linked income to meet liabilities and diversify their portfolios.

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AlphaReal wins ‘Property Manager of the Year’ for three consecutive years

AlphaReal has been selected as the Property Manager of the Year at the Pensions Age awards for the third consecutive year.

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UK Market Monitor Q4 2023

Both Real and Nominal gilt yields decreased across all tenors. The nominal curve has dropped by almost one point percent, whereas the real curve by c.50bps.

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AlphaReal completes the acquisition of the largest ground-mount solar site in its £1billion renewables portfolio

AlphaReal, the specialist real assets investment manager, has completed the acquisition of a 40.36MW newly commissioned solar site. AlphaReal has acquired Bubney Energy Centre Limited in Shropshire from a global renewables developer.

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UK pension funds and insurers to boost renewable infrastructure investment

A survey of UK pension funds and insurers that collectively oversee £359.82 billion in assets, commissioned by AlphaReal, the specialist manager of secure income real assets, found that 90% plan to increase their allocation to renewable energy in the next 12 months, while the remaining 10% say they might make increases.

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Drive to reach net zero encourages pension funds and insurers to invest in renewable energy

A survey of UK pension funds and insurers that collectively oversee £359.82 billion in assets, commissioned by AlphaReal, the specialist manager of secure income real assets, reveals that when asked to select the three main ESG drivers for investing in renewable energy, almost three-quarters (72%) selected measurable targets and benefits including achieving Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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UK insurers to grow commercial ground rents investment, AlphaReal says

UK insurers’ have “picked up the slack” from pension funds’ reduced
demand for commercial ground rent assets in the last 18 months, as DB pension schemes’ funding has improved due to the higher rates environment, according to specialist investment manager AlphaReal.

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AlphaReal awarded £240 million investment portfolio

AlphaReal, the specialist real assets investment manager focused on secure income strategies, has recently been awarded a £240 million portfolio of ground rents, long lease real estate and infrastructure assets to manage on behalf of a large UK DB Pension Scheme.

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AlphaReal shortlisted in 3 categories for the Pensions Age Awards 2024

Pensions Age has announced the shortlist for the 2024 Pensions Age awards. AlphaReal has been shortlisted in three categories.

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European life insurers to boost ESG investment

A survey of European life insurance companies that collectively oversee €2.73 trillion in assets, commissioned by AlphaReal, the specialist manager of secure income real assets, reveals 92% plan to increase their allocation to investments with a positive environmental and social impact, while the remaining 8% say they will do so in the near future.

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AlphaReal and Just Group invest in over 100 health and childcare facilities assisting approximately 1,800 people

AlphaReal, the specialist secure income manager, has deployed £350 million of long income real estate backed investments over nine months on behalf of Just Group with a significant social infrastructure focus.

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European life insurers see inflation as biggest macro risk

A survey of European life insurance companies that collectively oversee €2.73 trillion in assets, commissioned by AlphaReal, the specialist manager of secure income real assets, reveals inflation is the biggest macro risk facing the sector.

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AlphaReal wins European ESG Fund Manager of the Year 2023

AlphaReal has been awarded ‘European ESG Fund Manager of the Year’ at the Funds Europe Awards 2023.

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UK Market Monitor Q3 2023

Over the quarter, long dated Real and Nominal Gilt yields increased by at least c.30bps, for the longest maturities the increase was as high as c.50bps.

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Regulatory reform expected to boost allocation to private assets by European life insurers

European life insurers are optimistic that changes to regulation will make it easier to invest in secure income assets and private markets, new research finds.

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AlphaReal shortlisted in two categories for Funds Europe Awards 2023

AlphaReal has been shortlisted for ‘European ESG Fund Manager of the Year’ and ‘European Private Markets Fund Manager of the Year’ for the Funds Europe Awards on 2 November 2023.

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European pension funds expect to increase allocations to long-date index-linked income and real estate

AlphaReal, the specialist manager of secure income real assets, has commissioned a survey of European pension fund professionals who collectively oversee €324 billion in assets.

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AlphaReal secure income seminar
13 September 2023

AlphaReal hosted our inaugural Secure Income Seminar, moderated by Phil Redding, Senior Adviser at AlphaReal, where 5 panels discussed key topics relevant to institutional investors in the UK and Europe.

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AlphaReal shortlisted for Professional Pensions Investment Awards

AlphaReal has been shortlisted for the ’10th Anniversary Award for Asset Management’. The Professional Pensions Investment Awards recognize asset managers who demonstrate strong performance over a 3-year period, and excellent performance in the preceding year to 30 June 2023.

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European Market Monitor Q2 2023

We continue to observe higher inflation prints and the economic outlook remains uncertain. In this environment, secure income real assets are increasingly attractive to investors seeking long-dated, inflation-linked income to meet liabilities and diversify their portfolios.

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AlphaReal warns more UK pension schemes at risk of a ‘liquidity kink’ on route to buy-out

AlphaReal, the specialist real assets investment manager, cautions that as more UK pension funds can afford to buy-out liabilities with an insurer, they face the threat of what it calls a ‘liquidity kink’.

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AlphaReal shortlisted for Property Manager of the Year at the Irish Pensions Awards

We are pleased to announce that AlphaReal has been shortlisted for ‘Property Manager of the Year’ at the Irish Pensions Awards to be held at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin on the 2 November 2023.

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AlphaReal appoints Senior Adviser to it’s Renewable Energy team

AlphaReal, the specialist manager of secure income real assets, has appointed Mark Futyan as a Senior Adviser.

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UK Market Monitor Q2 2023

Yields on Nominal and Real Gilts substantially increased across all maturities over Q2 2023. Nominal rates increased by c130bps at 5Y maturity while at longer maturities increases were between 60 to 80bps.

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AlphaReal shortlisted for the LAPF Investments Awards 2023

AlphaReal has been shortlisted in three categories for the LAPF Investments Awards 2023.

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AlphaReal wins ‘Impact Manager of the Year’ at the UK Pensions Awards 2023

We are pleased to announce that AlphaReal won ‘Impact Manager of the Year’ at the annual UK Pensions Awards hosted by Professional Pensions on 1 June 2023 at the Royal Lancaster London.

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AlphaReal wins ‘Property Manager of the Year’ award at the Pensions Age Awards 2023

We are delighted to share that AlphaReal won ‘Property Manager of the Year’ at the Pensions Age Awards on the 21 March 2023.

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UK Market Monitor Q1 2023

Real Gilt yields decreased c.26bps across the curve. The change in Nominal Gilts yields was more varied across maturities. The short end (3Y) remained broadly unchanged.

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AlphaReal wins ‘Best Social Impact Thought Leadership’ award

AlphaReal, the specialist secure income asset manager, has been awarded ‘Best Social Impact Thought Leadership’ at the Pensions for Purpose Annual Stakeholder and Awards Event for its paper entitled, ‘Social Real Estate, Delivering Local and National Impact’.

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AlphaReal completes £90million of renewable energy acquisitions

AlphaReal, the specialist manager of secure income real assets, announces the completion of three UK renewable energy acquisitions worth over £90 million.

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