Michael Neal joins Henderson to manage ,1.2 bln.UK Retail Warehouse Fund
(UK)Tuesday 22 July 2008Henderson Global Investors has appointed Michael Neal as Director of Property for its c. £1.2 billion UK Retail Warehouse Fund.He joins Henderson from Goodman Property Investors, where he was responsible for the fund management of Goodman's two retail park funds; the £550 million Goodman UK Retail Parks Trust and the Two Rivers Trust valued at over £200 million.Michael has spent over 14 years within the retail property industry, primarily working in the retail warehouse sector.He has also held positions at Hammerson, Sainsbury's and Homebase. Michael holds a BSc (Hons) in Urban Land Economics from Sheffield Hallam University and is a Member Associate of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.He also sits on the Board of Accessible Retail, the body which represents the interests of owners, occupiers and their advisors in the retail warehousing sector.
adds, "The Henderson UK Retail Warehouse Fund
provides Investors with access to some of the UK's best retail parks where there is already a strong pipeline of asset management initiatives that will enhance returns.