Morley awarded Property Fund Manager of the Year

Article date: 6 April 2006

Morley Fund Management, the largest property fund manager in theUK and Europe*, was last night awarded Property Fund Manager of theYear at the annual Property Week Awards ceremony.

Judged by the Property Academy, which consists of a jury of 140industry experts, Morley was awarded the honour by its industrypeers.

Ian Womack, managing director, property at Morley FundManagement, said: “After a year of significant progress, withexpansion into Europe, innovative new product launches and strongperformance for our investors, we are delighted to be recognised byour peers with this award.

“Our team has achieved a number of milestones over thelast year and this award is further recognition of theirsuccess.”

Other companies shortlisted for the award were:

  • Axa REIM
  • Henderson Global Investments
  • ING
  • Insight Investment
  • Schroders.


* Oxford Property Consultants, December 2005.

For further information pleasecontact:
Strahan Wallis, Corporate Communications 0207809 8618
Morley Fund Management

Notes to editors
Morley Fund Management

  • Morley Fund Management Limited is the UK-based assetmanagement business of Aviva plc. Firms within the Morley group ofcompanies manage £156bn from offices around the world as at 28February 2006. The property team manages in excess of £23 billionof UK and European property assets, making Morley the largestproperty fund manager in Europe.


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