Standard Life Investments names new Head of Canadian Real Estate

Standard Life Investments announced the appointment of Mr. Blair McCreadie as Head of Canadian Real Estate. He is responsible for the overall operation of Standard Life Investments (Real Estate) Inc. (SLIRE) in Canada including oversight of the Standard Life Real Estate Fund portfolio management team now responsible for the management of over $1 billion of real estate assets for Canadian clients.

Blair has over 20 years of direct real estate expertise and has played a key role in the success of the real estate team over recent years.

SLIRE is a subsidiary of Standard Life Investments Inc. in Canada and functions as the Canadian arm of the Standard Life Investments global real estate group, one of Europe's largest real estate fund managers with over 500 properties under management.

Standard Life Investments Inc. has been providing investment management services in Canada since 1973 and manages approximately $32.5 billion of assets.

Standard Life Investments Inc. is a subsidiary of Edinburgh-based Standard Life Investments Limited, a leading asset management company with approximately CDN$252 billion of assets under management as at June 30, 2012.


on September 26, 2012