Matthew joined Columbia Threadneedle Real Estate Partners (formerly BMO Real Estate Partners) in July 2017 as a Director and to take over as Fund Manager of the RSA Shareholders Real Estate Fund. He is also Deputy Fund Manager of the F&C Commercial Property Trust. Before joining the group in 2017 he was a Deputy Fund Manager at Hermes Investment Management, where he spent six years as part of the BT Pension Scheme fund management team and launched the company’s PRS Fund. Before Hermes, Matthew worked for substantial AIM listed real estate fund specialising in UK development and German real estate.
Matthew is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, has an MSc in Real Estate, and holds the IMC.
Richard Kirby, MRICS, joined Columbia Threadneedle Real Estate Partners (formerly BMO Real Estate Partners) in 1990. He has been a fund manager since 1995 and has experience of managing commercial property portfolios across all sectors for open-ended, closed-ended and life fund clients. Richard has been lead manager of the F&C Commercial Property Trust since launch in 2005 where his responsibilities include advising on and implementing property portfolio strategy, sales, acquisitions, asset enhancement and management. He is a director and sits on both the Executive Committee and Investment Committee of CT REP. He is a Chartered Surveyor and a member of the Investment Property Forum, the British Council of Offices and Revo.
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Balanced Commercial Property Trust Online Event – June 2021
Balanced Commercial Property Trust hosted an online event at 13:00 on 3 June 2021. The Company’s Fund Manager, Richard Kirby provided an update on the Trust’s performance, portfolio highlights and the outlook going forwards. You can view a replay of the online event and the investor presentation here.
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