This Pension Fund mandated on behalf of a FTSE 100 organisation is invested across all commercial property sectors in the UK. There is no leverage in the Fund. It has a core / satellite investment style with the ability to develop on both a pre-let and speculative basis. The Fund Team is mandated to outperform a peergroup IPD benchmark measured on a three year rolling total return basis by a margin.
It has outperformed its benchmark in every 3 year rolling period in the last 24 out of 25 years. In 2017 the Fund won the MSCI/IPD award for best performing Segregated Pension Fund (above £350 million) for the 3 year period to 31 December 2016 - an award it also won in 2015 - beating out 29 other funds in the process.
George heads up the UK investment team and has extensive experience in UK property, from the provision of strategic advice to the full implementation of portfolio management including purchases, sales and development. George has 37 years of property investment experience. George joined Savills in 1980, transferred to the Savills Fund Management team in 1985 and to Savills Investment Management on its formation.