Thought Leadership

In addition to the PIF, Melville is a commentator on topical issues for the UK and European real estate funds sector


10/11/21: IPE Real Assets Opinion: Ensure the right ESG metrics are applied to commercial property

4/11/21: IPE Real Assets Regulatory Briefing: What would launching a long-term asset fund entail?

1/10/21: IPE Real Asset News: Will UK asset holding companies be coming home?

23/7/21: IPE Real Asset Analysis: Disclosure, disclosure, disclosure: Get ahead of regulation

28/5/21: IPE Real Asset Analysis: Why the UK’s external valuer liability problem for real estate must be solved

Jan/Feb 21: IPE Real Assets Expert view: Real estate managers must prepare for SFDR

8/1/21: Real Estate Assets,How can UK alternative fund managers access European Investors post Brexit

Sept/Oct 20: IPE Real Assets, UK real estate fund managers face post-Brexit choices

27/7/20: Portfolio Adviser, How to tackle ‘tick box’ compliance on fund boards


15/9/21: AREF/PropertyMatch/REIF Investor event: Diversity and Inclusion

1/9/21: AREF, INREV & IPF: FCA CP21/17 Enhancing climate-related disclosures

TCFD Knowledge Hub - webinar recording , slides

7/7/21: Apex Group, UK Funds Review: what will be the outcome? How should managers prepare for the outcome, which may include LTAFs and PIFs?

9/6/21:  Net Zero Pathways – AREF, PropertyMatch & Real Estate Investors’ Forum

23/3/21: Investor event: Long Income and LGPS pooling


7/1/21: REIF, AREF Investors & PropertyMatch: 2021 Market Prospects and Sustainable Financial disclosure

16/12/20: AREF, Member Event on AIFMD Consultation

24/11/20: Real Estate Investors' Forum (REIF), AREF Investors & PropertyMatch:

24/9/20: REIF, AREF Investors & PropertyMatch: measuring social impact investment & (in light of Covid-19) what should be the risk premium for real estate?

27/8/20: INREV, Brexit and UK fund developments briefing

19/5/20: REIF, AREF Investors & PropertyMatch: listed real estate and valuations

14/11/19: AREF & IPF Seminar: Social Impact Investing - UK Real Estate Sector