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Dyfed Pension Fund reaches its target 8% weighting with Schroder Property Multi-Manager

Schroder Property Multi-Manager is pleased to announce a further £32 million investment from Dyfed Pension Fund to take the Fund up to their target 8% weighting to property with Schroders. In total Schroder Property Multi-Manager will manage circa £130 million on behalf of the Fund.

13/09/2013

Schroder Property Multi-Manager is pleased to announce a further £32 million investment from Dyfed Pension Fund to take the Fund up to their target 8% weighting to property with Schroders. In total Schroder Property Multi-Manager will manage circa £130 million on behalf of the Fund.

Dyfed Pension Fund provides retirement benefits for employees that work for Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion County Councils, as well as a wide range of other authorities, such as Dyfed Powys Police Authority, Mid & West Wales Fire & Rescue Service, Local Colleges, Town and Community Councils and many other Admission Bodies.

Graeme Rutter, Head of Property Multi-Manager, Schroder Property commented:

“We are very pleased to be awarded further assets to manage and with the confidence implied in our ability to continue to achieve the fund's investment objectives.”

On behalf of its client the Schroder Property Multi-Manager team will invest in a range of indirect property products including exclusive funds targeting car showrooms, convenience retail stores and core style and real return strategies across UK and mainland Europe.

Anthony Parnell at Carmarthenshire County Council, as administering authority of the Dyfed Pension Fund, commented:

“Schroders has managed a UK and Continental European indirect property portfolio for the Fund since 2010. We are pleased to provide a further £32 million to their property multi-manager approach to achieve our target weighting of 8% of the Fund.”

Schroders Property Multi-Manager business was launched in 1997 and manages approximately £2.6 billion of assets (30 June 2013).

For further information, please contact:

Estelle Bibby, Senior PR Manager, Schroders

+44 (0)20 7658 3431 / +44 (0)7770 496163 estelle.bibby@schroders.com

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Issued by Schroder Property Investment Management Ltd, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

* Pro forma for Cazenove Capital Management Ltd. (‘Cazenove Capital’) assets under management at 30 June 2013. Cazenove Capital was acquired on 2 July 2013.