2017 Asset Management & Servicing Winners


Real Assets

AEW Global Winner
With so many players within the real assets realm, AEW remained a popular favorite among market practitioners.

The firm, selected for its team structure, incorporation of macroeconomic factors to better facilitate fundamental research within the real estate market, and its ability to identify sourcing opportunities within each property type.

Popular strategies within AEW’s offerings include funds that target commercial properties in Southeast Asia, value-add opportunities within the US senior housing sector, and the firm’s Partners Funds, a series of real estate opportunistic private equity funds.

“The firm’s disciplined approach and creativity to reposition real estate to meet the changing needs of a given market continues to generate value to its investors,” asserted one CIO. The firm’s risk management practices and its consistent performance is why another CIO considered AEW a top pick.

Real Assets Finalists

• Arden Group

• Brookfield

• Partners Group

• TH Real Estate