Pears family opens its Talisman operation to third-party investors
Wed May 25, 2011
The Pears family have made one of the UK’s greatest fortunes through their skills in real estate. Now, with the opening out of their Talisman private investment office to outside investors, they are aiming to replicate their success in property in the world of asset management
The rebound in financial markets over the past two years has
spawned a growing number of new entrants into the investment
While most new players are targeting wealthy private
investors and institutions, many of them lack the track record,
substantial asset base and pedigree that sophisticated
investors generally require.
But these criteria certainly do not present any kind of
problem for Talisman Global Asset Management, the private
investment office of the UK's Pears family that began to offer
its asset management services to third-party clients in January
With £1.7 billion of assets under management and a
10-year track record of delivering a compound annual return of
9.49%, Talisman functions as the family office of one of
Britain's richest families with a property empire, founded in
1952 by Bernard and Clive Pears, which is estimated to be worth
some £6 billion.
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