Australian asset managers’ real estate AUM hits $234b in 2020
Australian asset managers’ total real estate assets under management (AUM) hit A$307.4 billion ($234 billion) in 2020, only down 2.7 percent from the A$316 billion ($240 billion) recorded in 2019, according to the latest Fund Manager Survey by industry associations ANREV, INREV and NCREIF. The survey collates and explores the real estate AUM of fund managers globally.
Goodman Group remained Australia’s largest real estate fund manager by AUM globally, with a total of A$51.8 billion ($39.4 billion) in 2020, only slightly down on A$52 billion ($39.5 billion) in 2019. Charter Hall secured second place, registering A$46.4 billion ($35.3 billion) in total real estate AUM, representing a 16 percent jump in AUM compared to 2019, and continued its six-year run of double-digit growth. Lendlease remains the third-largest real estate fund manager in Australia with a reported AUM of A$37.3 billion ($28.4 billion), compared to A$36.5 billion ($27.8 billion) in 2019.
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