AEW Asia (Real Estate)

2017 Real Estate Top 100 ranking: 14http://aew.com

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AEW provides real estate investment services to investors worldwide. As one of the world’s largest real estate asset managers, AEW manages $72.6bn/€62.1bn of real estate assets and securities on behalf of many of the world’s leading institutional and private investors (as of 30 June 2018). With over 650 employees operating from 14 offices located in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, AEW has the experience and the resources on the ground to execute its clients’ investment objectives. AEW offers a wide range of real estate investment products including co-mingled funds, separate accounts and securities mandates across the full spectrum of investment strategies. AEW represents the real estate asset management platform of Natixis Investment Managers, one of the largest asset managers in the world.

AEW brings a long-term commitment to the Asia Pacific with 25-plus professionals operating in offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney. The Asia Pacific team has experience in both the listed and direct property markets, allowing AEW to offer its clients access to public and private investment strategies across the region. The firm’s goal is to be its clients’ most trusted and effective adviser by offering innovative solutions; adding value to their portfolios; and exceeding their expectations for service and performance.

Investment principles & strategy

Focused exclusively on real estate, AEW adheres to a research-guided, valueoriented investment discipline that reflects over 35 years of experience across market cycles. The firm has a long history of integrating fundamental real estate knowledge, capital markets experience and applied economic research with a goal to meet its clients’ investment objectives. The firm’s investment strategies are implemented by dedicated teams that work in the public or private markets. The platform allows its investment professionals to gain streetlevel property and market insights from more than 650 property and market specialists resident in offices throughout the US, Europe, Asia and Australia, as well as a top-down economic perspective from AEW Research. AEW believes a commitment to research and its practical application to decision-making are critical to the success of every investment portfolio it manages.

Strategic corporate development

It is AEW’s short- and long-term objective to remain one of the world’s leading full-service real estate investment advisers. The growth of AEW’s business is closely tied to that of its clients and to the decisions they make regarding allocations to real estate investment. The firm’s business plan is focused on providing clients with strong investment performance and exceptional service in four distinct areas: core and value-added direct investment in real estate assets; opportunistic real estate investing; real estate equity securities; and international investment. We are well positioned in each area.

COMPLIANCE STATEMENT

AEW is a group of companies which includes AEW Capital Management, L.P. in North America and its subsidiaries, as well as affiliated company AEW SA and its subsidiaries together referred to as “AEW” or “we”. Gross asset value as of June 30, 2018. Total AUM includes $37.8/€32.3 billion in assets managed by AEW Capital Management and its subsidiaries and $34.8/€29.8 billion in assets managed by AEW SA and its subsidiaries and $711 million in advisory/subadvisory wrap and other accounts for which AEW Capital Management provides only a model portfolio. Staff and offices include AEW Capital Management and Europe. The content offered does not constitute investment advice or a recommendation. The information and opinions presented have been prepared internally and/ or obtained from sources which AEW believes to be reliable, however AEW does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of such information. Opinions expressed reflect prevailing market conditions at the time this material was completed and are subject to change. Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks and expenses of any strategy or product carefully before investing.

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