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Schroder Real Estate appoints Head of Nordic Investment

Schroder Real Estate has appointed Eva Granlund as Head of Nordic Investment to be based in the Stockholm office. Eva joins from Vasakronan AB, the large Swedish property company, and brings with her over 15 years of experience in conducting real estate investment across Europe, including a number of years with SEB Merchant Banking and UBS Global Asset Management.

Eva will report to Tony Smedley, Head of Continental European Investment, and will be responsible for the investment, management and growth of the Nordic platform of Schroders Real Estate. Eva will also manage the Schroder Nordic Real Estate Fund (SNREF) which currently has over € 230 million of assets under management in Sweden and Finland, together with investing/managing institutional grade real estate for other Schroder Pan European strategies with Nordic investment requirements.

The appointment follows strong performance of the Schroder Real Estate division, including from the SNREF strategy which is currently ranked 3rd out of 14 funds in the Europe Diversified group on the MSCI SFIX Index over a five year period [1].

Tony Smedley, Head of Continental European Investment, Schroder Real Estate said:

“We are delighted Eva has joined us as Head of Nordic Investment. The extent and depth of her experience in the region is exceptional and should ensure we continue to generate out-performance for our clients. I very much look forward to working with her in achieving our investment objectives in the region and further growing our Stockholm based business.”

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[1] MSCI SFIX Benchmark Report Q4 2015

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