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First State Global Property Securities

Ranked 2 out of 25 in - Global Equity over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Stephen Hayes


The Fund aims to achieve aninvestment return consistent with income and long term capital growth. The Fund primarily invests in a broad selection of securities issued by real estate investment trusts or companies that own, develop or manage real property from around the world.


Global Equity over : 31/05/2014 - 31/05/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 10.1%
2014 24.1% 1.1% 6.6% 2.6% 12.2%
2013 0.4% 10.8% -3.7% -3.3% -2.7%
2012 17.5% 7.2% 3.2% 3.0% 3.1%
2011 -0.6% 1.0% 5.4% -13.8% 8.4%
2010 26.2% 12.1% -5.3% 10.6% 7.6%
2009 29.1% -20.5% 14.4% 34.9% 5.3%
2008 -27.4% -3.9% -8.7% -1.8% -15.7%
2007 -10.8% 7.6% -5.6% 1.1% -13.3%
2006 7.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Simon Property Group Inc ORD 6.60
Mitsui Fudosan Co Ltd ORD 4.84
Hongkong Land Holdings Ltd ORD 4.79
Hyatt Hotels Corp ORD 3.97
AvalonBay Communities Inc ORD 3.60
Boston Properties Inc ORD 3.07
Brookdale Senior Living Inc ORD 2.95
Hudson Pacific Properties Inc 2.91
Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd ORD 2.70
Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE ORD 2.63

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Chile
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Netherlands
  6. Sweden
  7. Switzerland
  8. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date12/09/2006
  • Share Class size55Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B1F76L55

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment50


  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment4

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP).