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First Property Group plc is a co-investing direct commercial property fund manager with operations in the United Kingdom and Central Europe.
The investment performance of its funds under management in Poland and in Central Europe has again been ranked No.1 versus the Investment Property Databank (IPD) universe for Central & Eastern Europe (CEE), now for the seven years to 31 December 2012. The Group’s performance had previously been ranked No.1 versus the IPD CEE universe over the three, four, five and six years to 31 December 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011 respectively.
The business model of First Property Group is to:
Raise third party funds to invest in income producing commercial property;
Co-invest in these funds and thereby earn a return on its own capital invested;
Earn fees for the management of these funds. Fees earned are a function of the value of assets under management as well as the performance of the funds.