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Aviva Investors provides £48 million of sustainability-linked financing to Urban Logistics Reit plc

16 Mar 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), announces that it has completed a £48 million financing facility to subsidiaries of Urban Logistics REIT plc.

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Aviva Investors Real Estate Long Income Fund completes £22.4 million forward funding of office space in Stirlingshire

10 Mar 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has announced that it has completed a forward funding agreement of £22.4 million for the first office facilities at Kildean Business Park, Stirling, which is currently being developed by the Stirling Development Agency.

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Aviva Investors recognised in insurance investment awards

5 Mar 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has received two industry awards at Insurance Asset Risk’s ‘EMEA Awards 2021’, being named ‘Stewardship Initiative of The Year’ and ‘Real Assets Manager of The Year’.

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Aviva Investors appoints Daniel McHugh as CIO, Real Assets

22 Feb 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has appointed Daniel McHugh as Chief Investment Officer of its £47.3 billion Real Assets business 1. This follows the appointment in January of former Real Assets CIO, Mark Versey, as Chief Executive Officer, Aviva Investors.

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Aviva Investors acquires Sainsbury’s distribution centre in Birmingham for £139 million

16 Feb 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), announces that it has completed the acquisition of a distribution unit in Hams Hall, one of the Midland’s premier logistics parks, for £139 million.

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Aviva Investors Real Assets House View 2021: digital infrastructure and long income offer investors best growth opportunities

8 Feb 2021

(London) – New-build digital infrastructure is expected to deliver the highest returns, whilst the UK looks set to outperform Europe across several real asset sectors and strategies in the medium term, according to the second annual Real Assets House View from Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’).

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Aviva Investors to co-develop London Southbank landsite into prime office campus

18 Jan 2021

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has announced a commitment of over £100 million into London’s Southbank, acquiring two adjacent sites on Bermondsey Street, SE1, which it will co-develop alongside Sellar into a new, best-in-class office campus.

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Aviva Investors publishes net zero pathway for Real Assets

13 Jan 2021

Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has published an ambitious net zero pathway for its Real Assets business as part of the Better Buildings Partnership Climate Change Commitment.

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Mark Versey appointed CEO of Aviva Investors

4 Jan 2021

Aviva today announces the appointment of Mark Versey as Chief Executive of Aviva Investors. The appointment is another important step in the delivery of Aviva’s new strategy.

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Aviva Investors strengthens multi-asset and macro team with convertible bond fund manager hires

22 Dec 2020

Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc, has strengthened its investment team with the additions of convertible bond fund managers David Clott, Shawn Mato and Brendan Ryan. They will report to Peter Fitzgerald, Chief Investment Officer, Multi-asset and Macro.

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Aviva Investors makes third investment into UK social housing in 2020, providing £37.5 million financing to Wales & west housing

21 Dec 2020

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has completed a £37.5 million private placement with Wales & West Housing (‘Wales & West’), one of the leading social landlord in Wales, on behalf of the Aviva UK Life annuity business.

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Real Estate Finance

Aviva Investors commits to £1 billion of climate transition loans into real estate by 2025

8 Dec 2020

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has announced a commitment to originating £1 billion in sustainable transition real estate debt over the next four years, supported by the launch of its proprietary Sustainable Transition Loans Framework.

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Institutional Investors continue to build real assets exposure, driven by enhanced returns, ESG and capital preservation

2 Nov 2020

(London) – Global institutional investors are set to prioritise investments into real assets over the next 12 months, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a lasting impact on global economies and financial markets, according to the latest edition of Aviva Investors’ Real Assets Study

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Aviva Investors targets £10 billion of investment into UK infrastructure & real estate over next three years

15 Oct 2020

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), is targeting £10 billion of investments into UK infrastructure and real estate projects over the next three years, as pension funds and insurers continue to increase their appetite for such investments.

Aviva Investors targets £10 billion of investment into UK infrastructure & real estate over next three years

Aviva Investors scores highly across 2020 UNPRI assessment reports

1 Sep 2020

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has been awarded ‘A+’ and ‘A’ ratings by the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the world’s leading proponent of responsible investing, as part of the organisation’s 2020 Assessment Reports for signatories.

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Aviva Investors sees an uncertain recovery to a 'new normal'

9 Jul 2020

(London) Aviva Investors, the global asset management arm of Aviva plc, expects economic activity to continue to revive in the second half of the year, as lockdown measures imposed to inhibit the spread of the COVID-19 virus are gradually eased. But the path back is unlikely to be smooth and the pattern will vary across countries and regions. Renewed outbreaks may need to be countered by the re-imposition of some restrictions.

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