As one door closes, another opens? Making the most of a disparate yet diverse property sector

Deep Dive into property

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UK property is a diverse asset class both by fund structure and underlying strategies. The pandemic has accelerated trends which have had wide-ranging implications for the property market.

The property market has had a tumultuous time since 2016 and one can hope the recent EU trade deal provides some stability in the future.  We have invested in property through real estate investment trusts (REITs). We have avoided open-ended funds due to the liquidity mismatch of illiquid underlying properties and daily dealing funds. This disparity has resulted in investors trapped in the open-ended funds during times of market stress as seen last March due to the pandemic or previously on the result of the Brexit vote. First sterling green bond issued by a UK REIT The REIT mar...

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