First Property wins two awards from MSCI

First Property Group has won two prestigious awards from MSCI.

The group’s UK Pension Property Portfolio LP has been awarded best ‘Small Specialist Fund’ by MSCI as part of its annual UK Property Investment Awards 2017.

The measurement period for the award was over the three years to 31 December 2016, during which the annualised total return earned by the fund was 8.9%. In addition, First Property Asset Management Ltd was one of ten fund managers, out of a pool of 95 such managers, to be awarded a Data Quality Award.

This award recognised data-management efficiency, governance and transparency.

Group chief executive Ben Habib said: “I am delighted to receive this recognition from such a respected organisation as MSCI.

“It is testament to our disciplined investment process and the timely and efficient manner in which we manage properties and report on them.”

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