AberdeenPropertyInvestorsProducts and servicesAberdeenPropertyInvestors’ products and services are dedicated to our centralobjective: to secure for all our clients consistent outperformance in all marketswhere we operate.Aberdeen offers a wide and growing range of products and services for investing directly and indirectly in property. These includecollective funds, funds-of-funds, separate account portfolios and the strategies, processes and management needed to produce superiorreturns.Collective property funds. A broad and expanding range of Aberdeen collective funds for clients seeking to invest in actively managedfunds, with national or regional scope or specific property sector focus. Our current funds are summarised on the following pages.Funds of property funds• pooled vehicles comprising third-party property funds: our funds-of-funds products• distinct portfolios of third-party property funds managed for separate account clients and reflecting their individual investmentobjectivesAberdeen holds some of Europe’s largest mandates for indirect third party real estate investments, totalling more than £2 billion.Direct property portfolios. Discretionary investment management mandates for separate account clients, primarily pension funds andother financial institutions. Portfolios are customised to meet the investment objectives of each client in terms of geography, sector,risk and return.Active asset management. Our approach to asset management, which applies to collective funds as well as separate accounts,means we are active at every stage of the value chain from strategic allocation through property selection to individual property assetmanagement, where a skilful manager can unlock the potential for added value and outperformance.We carry out property management ourselves in some locations. Elsewhere we select the best third-party professionals to work underour close supervision. Strategic outsourcing of day-to-day property management to external specialists enables our asset managers tofocus on opportunities for adding value.