Fund management

Fund management is the professional management by a fund manager of assets to maximise the return for investors in the fund. Investors can take various forms, from individual retail investors through to institutions such as retirement funds, insurance companies and even large corporations.

Fund management typically includes the following activities:

  • Asset research and selection;
  • Planning and implementation;
  • Purchase and sale of assets or deals;
  • Ongoing monitoring and management;
  • Reporting to stakeholders;
  • Internal audit.

Goodman funds

The total assets under management within our commercial property investment funds are currently valued at A$22.0 billion (€14.8 billion or US$20.4 billion). Actively and prudently managing capital and commercial property funds is central to the Goodman business.

Goodman sources, develops and manages the Group’s commercial property investment portfolio. Goodman's interest in it's managed funds are held as cornerstone investments and are currently valued at in excess of A$3.2 billion.

Goodman’s strategic cornerstone investment in all of its managed funds around the globe ensures that Goodman’s interests are aligned with those of its investors. These investments enable Goodman to maintain a strong balance sheet, satisfy the requirements of customers and deliver stable returns to investors.

European investment funds

Goodman currently manages the following unlisted property funds within Europe and the UK, which focus on the business park and logistics sectors. The investments are driven by property professionals with specialist experience in fund management, commercial property development and commercial property management.

Asia Pacific investment funds

Goodman currently manages the following listed property trust in New Zealand and unlisted property trusts in Australia, Hong Kong, China and Japan. The funds are supported by an Asia Pacific team of over 600 property professionals with specialist experience in fund management, commercial property development and commercial property management:

Investor returns

To further grow investment returns, Goodman leverages the following aspects of its operations:

  • Joint venture relationships
  • Integrated customer service offering (own+ develop+ manage) supports growth by generating development and acquisition opportunities and encouraging active portfolio management
  • Dedicated people