Real Asset Investing - Townsend Group

Townsend Group, an Aon company, is a global team of practitioners in real assets and private equity that seeks prime deals from top managers. The group creates opportunities by drawing upon a worldwide, multi-manager investment platform exclusively focused on real assets.

An Industry Leader in Real Asset Investing

Founded in 1983, Townsend Group is a multi-disciplinary team of over 130 investment professionals (as of September 30, 2019) who can customize real asset solutions for investors. Their global investment platform has locations in Cleveland, Chicago, San Francisco, Toronto, London and Hong Kong.

Exclusive Focus on Global Real Estate

Townsend Group’s flexible approach is built around investor goals, and they offer a spectrum of services including advisory, delegated and fund-of-funds. As a strategic partner, investors can take advantage of:

  • Access to real estate, infrastructure, timberland and agriculture opportunities
  • Combined client capital to help negotiate innovative deals and reduce fees
  • Expertise and execution in core, non-core, global, regional and specialized strategies
  • Proprietary real estate fund database and expert research and insights

Three Townsend Solutions

Managed Advisory Fund
Work with your team to design and manage a comprehensive, custom investment program including investment strategy, research and selection, and advocacy and oversight Provide advice and counsel for your real estate and real asset investment programs, working with your investment team and governance structure to implement effectively Offer open-end funds, closedend funds and co-investment programs designed to help meet your specific style and risk profile within your real asset portfolio

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