October 20, 2017

Fund Manager Chat: Fiona Rowley, UK Commercial Property, M&G Investments

by Jake Moeller.

Recorded on: October 19, 2017

Fiona Rowley, UK commercial property fund manager at M&G Investments discusses the market outlook for UK commercial property. She outlines yield expectations, rental growth and explains how her portfolio is positioned to reflect the current market environment.

Fiona also discusses some of the potential headwinds from rising interest rates and “Brexit” and examines the lessons property fund managers have learnt since the UK property fund suspensions of 2008 and 2016.

Running Order

Exhibit 1.Retail v Industrial net Yield on UK Commercial Property [referred to at 09:00]  

Source: M&G Investments

Fiona is chatting with Jake Moeller, Head of Lipper UK and Ireland Research at Thomson Reuters in London on October 19, 2017.

About Fiona Rowley

Fiona Rowley, M&G Investments. Photo courtesy, M&G.

Fiona Rowley joined M&G Real Estate as an investment surveyor in 1994 and was appointed deputy fund manager of the M&G Property Portfolio on its launch in 2005. She was appointed fund manager in 2007.

Before joining the group, Fiona worked for property service company Knight Frank.

She has a first class honours degree in estate management from South Bank University and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Investment Property Forum.


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