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We provide institutional investors with access to real estate capabilities through a range of carefully designed investment solutions built upon a robust investment process.

BUILDING A GLOBAL REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO

Why Invest in Real Estate Outside Canada?

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Key considerations for Canadian investors looking to diversify their real estate portfolio

The Single Global Property Market Myth: Global property markets have similar income/capital return profiles

FACT: Each market offers a different income/capital return profile.

Global property markets have similar income/capital return profiles. Global property markets have similar income/capital return profiles.

The Single Global Property Market Myth: Developed markets behave in a broadly similar fashion over time.

FACT: Markets have very different long-term risk-return profiles.

Developed markets behave in a broadly similar fashion over time. Developed markets behave in a broadly similar fashion over time.

The Single Global Property Market Myth: Canadian real estate is highly correlated with other markets.

FACT: The Canadian real estate market is not highly correlated with many key European markets.

Canadian real estate is highly correlated with other markets. Canadian real estate is highly correlated with other markets.

WHY FIDELITY FOR REAL ESTATE?

Our real estate team offers a proven track record and a distinct investment approach. With a Europe-wide team, we’re able to take a hands-on approach to investment management, delivering a trusted service for investors.

Our investment philosophy is guided by three core principles:

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT SOLUTIONS

Eurozone Select Real Estate
  • Provides investors with real estate exposure across the core Eurozone markets of Germany, France and the Benelux
  • Aims to deliver superior returns with low volatility by investing in a diversified and high-quality portfolio of properties with strong fundamentals
  • Unique investment strategy built on the ability to combine bottom-up asset selection with sophisticated analysis of tenant income and market research
U.K. Real Estate
  • A balanced and sustainable high-quality portfolio with the potential to benefit from rental growth focused in the U.K.
  • Targets higher-yielding assets and active management opportunities with the aim of providing investors with strong returns
  • Managed by a senior team with 22 years’ average experience spanning multiple cycles, sectors and geographies

MEET THE TEAM

With over 21 years’ average experience in U.K. and European real estate investment, our team combines vast experience with strong expertise in managing European commercial real estate portfolios. Our hands-on approach to asset management aims to generate a consistent income stream coupled with sustainable growth for our clients over the long term.

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Neil Cable Head of European Real Estate
Neil Cable is Head of European Real Estate at Fidelity International. In this role, he is responsible for the day-to-day management of the business, including overseeing the investment process, chairing the Investment Committee and directing business strategy.

Mr. Cable joined Fidelity in 2006 and has 27 years of experience in U.K. and European real estate investment. He has held senior roles in both fund management and research in some of the industry’s most respected institutions.
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Adrian Benedict Head of Real Estate Solutions
Adrian Benedict is Head of Real Estate Solutions at Fidelity International. In this role, he leads the Investment Directing team responsible for advising and serving clients for Fidelity International’s real estate offerings. Previously, Mr. Benedict was Investment Director for U.K. and European real estate, responsible for capital markets, fund structuring and new offerings.
 
Mr. Benedict joined Fidelity International in 2008 and has over 20 years’ experience in real estate finance, with extensive experience of advising on and structuring real estate solutions, having previously worked at Invista Real Estate, KPMG and UBS Investment Bank.
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Keith Sutton Director of European Real Estate
Keith Sutton is Director of European Real Estate at Fidelity International. In this role, he is responsible for Fidelity International's fund strategy and performance, overseeing purchases, asset management and sales.

Mr. Sutton joined Fidelity in 2007 and has 27 years experience in European real estate investment. He has extensive portfolio management experience covering investment strategy, hands-on asset management, refurbishment and development.
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Alison Puhar Director of U.K. Real Estate
Alison Puhar is Director of U.K. Real Estate and a portfolio manager at Fidelity International. In this role, she has responsibility for Fidelity International's U.K. fund strategy and performance, overseeing purchases, asset management and sales.

Ms. Puhar joined Fidelity in 2007 and has 23 years of experience in U.K. real estate investment. She brings her extensive experience of portfolio management and investment transactions in the U.K. market to the team.
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Kim Politzer Director of Research, European Real Estate
Kim Politzer is Director of Research for European real estate at Fidelity International. In this role, she is responsible for establishing the research, strategy and risk management processes for the Fidelity International European real estate funds.

Ms. Politzer joined Fidelity International in 2018 and has over 28 years of experience in European real estate markets. She has carried out extensive research supporting a wide range of investment styles and strategies in both commercial and alternative real estate sectors, having worked previously at Invesco and Atis Real.
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Aymeric de Sérésin Director, European Real Estate
Aymeric de Sérésin is Director of European Real Estate at Fidelity International. In this role, he is responsible for Fidelity International's fund strategy and performance, overseeing purchases, asset management and sales in France and Benelux.
 
 
Mr. de Sérésin joined Fidelity in 2008 and has 22 years' experience in the European real estate industry. Prior to joining Fidelity, he was a Director within the European capital markets team at JLL, executing and advising on investment transactions, with a focus on the French and Spanish real estate markets.

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