Threadneedle Pensions Property

Fund Objective & Policy

To invest primarily in direct UK commercial property. It aims to generate total returns (from income and capital appreciation) that are above its benchmark, over rolling 3 year periods.

We strive to be responsible stewards of our clients capital and the fund is managed in accordance with our longstanding ESG principles. We believe investing responsibly is complementary to our funds’ financial objectives, and our active management bias provides the best potential to deliver positive environmental and social impact alongside financial performance.

Key Facts

UK Based Life Company
Asset Exposure
Property, cash, indirect (3%)
Launch Date
Lead Portfolio Manager
Robin Jones

Investment Philosophy



TPEN Quarterly Report – Q4 2021


TPEN Quarterly Report – Q3 2021


TPEN Quarterly Report – Q2 2021


TPEN Quarterly Report – Q1 2021

UK Commercial Property | Back to basics: the case for diversified

Fund Manager

Robin Jones
Co-Head of Institutional, UK Real Estate


14 March 2022

Solutions Enhanced: Capital Market Assumptions 2022 Making a transition

The end of 2021 saw a continuing reminder of the impact of coronavirus, inflation occurring in major economies, and the world waking up to the stark choices presented by the climate emergency. We set out the expectations for what all this could mean for investors over the next five years and in the longer run. These capital market assumptions form the base case we use when constructing strategic asset allocations for clients.
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15 December 2021

James Coke

Fund Manager and Co-Head of Institutional UK Real Estate

UK Real Estate: how to follow a record 2021?

James Coke looks at how the UK market might follow a record 2021, and while we don’t expect next year to deliver comparable capital value growth, it is likely to witness similar positive supply and demand dynamics which should maintain market momentum
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25 August 2021

Net Zero Strategy and pathway

The following Strategy and Pathway, has been developed in line with the Better Buildings Partnership’s Net Zero Carbon Pathway Framework. It provides the overarching scope of our commitment to a net zero target of 2050 for our UK Real Estate portfolio, and will be supported by fund-level frameworks providing individual targets, commitments and pathways for each of our funds
Read time - 15 min

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Millions of people around the world rely on Columbia Threadneedle Investments to manage their money. We look after investments for individual investors, financial advisers and wealth managers, as well as insurance firms, pension funds and other institutions.

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With more than 450 investment professionals based in North America, Europe and Asia, we offer a broad range of actively managed investment strategies and solutions covering global, regional and domestic markets and asset classes.

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As a leading global asset management group, Columbia Threadneedle Investments aims to deliver positive outcomes that meet the needs of our stakeholders and we commit to always act responsibly, transparently and in the best interests of those who trust us to manage their investments.