Launches & Closures

Morgan Stanley platform signs real estate strategy manager


Morgan Stanley has confirmed that Cohen & Steers Capital Management will manage a global long/short strategy on its FundLogic Alternatives platform (see earlier story).

The new fund, MS Cohen & Steers Global Real Estate L/S Fund, is a global long/short strategy focused on listed real estate.

The Irish-domiciled fund seeks to capture the alpha embedded in the sector, maximising absolute risk-adjusted returns with modest volatility, while protecting capital in difficult times, according to a statement from Morgan Stanley.

Todd Voigt, a 14-year experienced real-estate professional and portfolio manager of the fund, adds: “Our philosophy is based on the conviction