Investment Opportunities Providing Innovative Access to Real Estate Markets Worldwide

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For clients with core objectives, AEW offers open-end commingled funds, separately managed accounts and club deals. We source, close and manage investments in the primary property types (office, industrial, retail, multifamily) in all major metropolitan markets. Our core investment strategies seek to provide investors with an attractive total return, with an emphasis on steady generation of income.

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Core Plus & Value-Add



For clients with core-plus/value-add investment objectives, AEW offers separately-managed accounts and commingled funds. On behalf of institutional clients, we source, close and manage investments in each of the primary property sectors, as well as in the seniors housing sector. Our core-plus/value-add investment strategies seek to add value through re-positioning, renovation, new capital structures and other active management strategies to provide investors with an attractive total return, comprised of current cash distributions and appreciation potential through re-positioning and other active management strategies.

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AEW was a pioneer in the development of opportunistic strategies for real estate investors. AEW seeks to identify and capitalize on emerging investment trends before they become fully-appreciated by the broader market and executes investment strategies to capitalize on them. AEW's opportunistic real estate funds target attractive total returns.

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Real Estate Securities



AEW takes a research-driven, bottom-up, value-oriented approach to the construction and management of real estate securities portfolios across the globe. With regional teams based in Boston, London and Singapore, we integrate the capabilities of our equity securities professionals with the ground-up knowledge of our direct real estate professionals, as well as the top-down perspective. AEW offers investors the opportunity to invest in real estate equity securities under a variety of different strategies across the North American, European, Asia Pacific and Global markets.

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Debt & Capital Markets

AEW is a trusted partner and proven source of competitively priced capital for real estate owners and operators. AEW is an active buyer, seller and lender for all types of debt investments secured by commercial properties throughout North America and select international markets. We offer real estate owners and operators access to a variety of equity and debt sources through flexible, reliable and creative capital that can be structured to meet our partners' and investors' needs.

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Separate Accounts & Transferred Assets

AEW offers separately managed accounts and transferred asset management capabilities in a manner that is consistent with each client's goals and objectives in core and value-add strategies.  Through thoughtful, strategic planning and diligent execution, AEW has been enhancing the value of its clients' portfolios since 1981.

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