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Ignis UK Property A Acc

Ranked 20 out of 35 in - UK Physical over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

George Shaw

George Shaw was born in 1967 graduated from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh with a BSc in estate management. He started his career with Weatherall Green & Smith where he progressed to senior surveyor before joining Lambert Smith Hampton in 1996 as an associate director. He joined Abbey National Asset Managers in 2002 where he was a property investment manager, and in 2005 he joined Ignis Asset Management where he runs the Ignis UK Property Fund. George is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.


To be a PAIF at all times, and, as such, its investment objective is to carry on Property Investment Business and to manage cash raised from investors for investment in the Property Investment Business. The objective of the Ignis PAIF is to invest primarily in UK commercial property to provide a combination of income and capital growth over the long term.


UK Physical over : 31/08/2014 - 31/08/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 1.5% 1.9%
2014 11.7% 2.0% 3.3% 3.0% 2.9%
2013 7.0% 0.6% 1.3% 1.6% 3.5%
2012 0.9% 0.7% -0.5% 0.1% 0.6%
2011 3.8% 0.9% 0.9% 1.2% 0.8%
2010 10.0% 3.6% 2.9% 1.3% 1.8%
2009 11.4% -4.9% -1.8% 9.2% 9.2%
2008 -16.5% -3.1% -1.0% -3.8% -9.6%
2007 -15.3% 1.5% 1.3% -1.2% -16.7%
2006 11.8% 2.5% 3.1% 2.5% 3.2%
2005 16.5% 2.5% 5.0% 4.3% 3.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Royal Avenue House 35-41 Kings Road Chelsea London Property 4.79
West End Retail Park Crow Road Glagow G11 7RY 4.72
Blighs Meadow Shopping Centre London Road Seveno Property 4.31
Stock Exchange Court 153-159 Buchanan Street Glasgow Property 3.99
De Mandeville Retail Park Southbury Road Enfield Property 3.64
Masthead Industrial Estate Crossways Business Park Dartfold Property 3.27
Knights Park Longfield Road Tunbridge Wells Property 3.05
13-14 Curzon Street Mayfair London Property 2.87
Tudor Arcade South Street Dorchester dorset DT1 1BL Property 2.56

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date22/12/2004
  • Share Class size1,521Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B053C414

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment50,000
  • Min. additional investment25,000


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5.25

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