Investment manager

Schroder Real Estate Investment Management Limited (Schroder REIM) was appointed as the Company's Investment Manager with effect from September 2012, in place of the Matrix Group. Schroder Real Estate Investment Management Limited has extensive knowledge of European real estate markets with over 120 employees involved in real estate from six offices across Europe.

Schroder REIM is a wholly owned subsidiary of Schroders Plc., a global asset management company. Schroder REIM has been managing real estate funds since 1971 and offers a broad range of open and closed ended real estate funds, providing investors with exposure to both diversified and sector focused portfolios, with differing risk and return profiles.

Tony SmedleyTony Smedley is responsible for the management of the Company's real estate portfolio. Tony joined Schroders in July 2012 as pan-European Real Estate Fund Manager, responsible for the management and investment of the Continental real estate funds platform. He was previously Head of European Funds at Invista Real Estate Investment Management from 2005-11 where he created the real estate fund management business in Continental Europe, opened an office in Paris and launched/invested four funds.

Prior to Invista, Tony was a partner at Fountain Capital Partners (now Cushman & Wakefield Investors) in Paris, joining at the founding stage with responsibility for segregated accounts and the growth of the business in Continental Europe. He had been previously been a Director of Capital Markets at Jones Lang LaSalle in Brussels where he had been responsible for some of the largest real estate advisory transactions in the market. He has 19 years’ real estate experience, is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Investment Property Forum. He is fluent in French.

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