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  1. Growing demand for specialty real estate

    Trends such as digitalization and e-commerce are progressively changing the opportunities that are available for investing in real estate abroad – in particular in specialty real estate. Investors can engage in this trend through indirect real estate investments.

  2. Nordic tailwinds

    Investments in energy infrastructure promise stable long-term cash flows while contributing to a sustained transformation of the energy system. Wind farms with long-term power purchase agreements are a good example. Institutional investors can hold stakes in facilities such as these.

  3. Putting a message behind the picture

    With humanity facing urgent environmental and social challenges, Yann Arthus-Bertrand employs the power of photography to foster change. His GoodPlanet foundation promotes ecology and solidarity while engaging in projects to boost sustainability efforts worldwide. In an interview with Scope, he explains the role that both individuals and companies have to play in safeguarding the planet for future generations.

  4. Convertible bonds – the best of both worlds

    In this entry in our series of interviews on current topics, Senior Portfolio Manager Lukas Buxtorf talks about convertible bonds, an asset class that combines features of both bonds and equities and thus occupies a unique position in the investment landscape. 

  5. Dynamic logistics market

    The global logistics markets are seeing steady growth, which will continue thanks to e-commerce. The demand for sufficient storage capacity at transshipment hubs with good transport links is correspondingly high. 

  6. Credit Suisse Fund Management S.A. opens Netherlands branch

    Credit Suisse Fund Management S.A. is opening its new Netherlands branch office in Amsterdam on September 1, 2020. This underlines the commitment of Credit Suisse Asset Management to the Dutch market and gives institutional clients direct access to its investment expertise and extensive offering.

  7. Our approach to ESG

    The Credit Suisse ESG framework assumes an active approach to ownership that delivers impactful change and promotes sustainability in our investee companies. Through proxy voting and engagement, we put our values into action, providing leadership in environmental, social and governance issues.

  8. COVID-19 and investment-grade emerging-market bonds

    In our latest interview, Senior Portfolio Manager Andreas Fischer explains how investment-grade emerging-market bonds have been affected by the crisis and describes the investment opportunities presented by the current situation.

  9. Shortage of student accommodations offers potential for investors

    In Switzerland, only one in ten students finds accommodation on campus or in a residence hall. Global Real Estate of Credit Suisse Asset Management recognized this potential as long as ten years ago.

  10. Special real estate.
    A niche area with potential.

    Special-purpose properties are built for a specific use and are therefore only suitable for other purposes to a limited extent. This entails risks, but at the same time makes them attractive investment properties – assuming the necessary expert knowledge is available. Global Real Estate from Credit Suisse Asset Management holds a total of 93 special-purpose properties in its portfolios.