The LF Canlife UK Property ACS aims to deliver long-term income returns and capital growth
The Fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of UK commercial properties including those in the retail, office, industrial and other sectors such as leisure and hotels
For further details on the objective and investment policy, visit the Literature section to view fund KIIDs and Prospectus.
The LF Canlife UK Property ACS is a UK-domiciled tax transparent fund (TTF), it is not subject to UK corporation tax, income tax or capital gains tax – rather the tax is calculated at the investor level when units are sold in the fund. Therefore it is ideal for tax-exempt investors such as defined benefit and defined contribution pension schemes. The fund may not be appropriate for investors who plan to withdraw their money within five years.
The wider property team have built up a strong track record, winning MSCI’s UK Property Investment Awards in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Property remains a relationship-driven market. We have a significant network of contacts and agents, which enables us to effectively evaluate the opportunities. We also ensure we engage with our tenant base, which enables us to understand any potential demand/supply imbalances which in turn can lead to increased tenant satisfaction rates and hence an uplift in the value of the properties.
We adopt a hands-on approach, actively managing our properties through our in-house asset managers. Ultimately, client and tenant service is at the forefront of our business and we believe our ability to manage these functions in-house generates significant added-value.
The value of investments may fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the amount invested
The LF Canlife UK Property ACS (ACS) is an Authorised Contractual Scheme and is suitable for institutional and professional investors. For more information, see the ACS prospectus available at www.canadalifeinvestments.com. Property held by the ACS may not be readily saleable. This means that investors in it may not always be able to realise their investments when they choose. In such cases the encashment of units in the ACS may be postponed by up to 6 months. The value of property is generally a matter of a valuer’s opinion rather than fact. Costs of buying and selling real property are generally much higher than for other types of assets. Property investments may be subject to significantly wider price spreads than bonds and equities which could affect the valuation of the fund by up to 8.00%.
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