M&G suspends £2.5bn property fund blaming retail crisis and Brexit



M&G suspends £2.5bn property fund blaming retail crisis and Brexit

M&G Property Portfolio bans withdrawals after investors demand their money back

One of the UK’s biggest property funds, which owns shopping centres across the country, has alarmed investors by banning withdrawals and blaming both Brexit and the retail downturn for its problems.

The £2.5bn M&G Property Portfolio was suspended after “unusually high and sustained outflows” – demand from investors for their money back – prompted by “Brexit-related political uncertainty and ongoing structural shifts in the UK retail sector”.

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Source: Guardian

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