Pioneer in government-backed social real estate assets
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CIM is a leading impact investor specialising in government-backed real assets that produce beneficial and sustainable social outcomes. Today, CIM announces expanded client mandates with combined assets under management (“AUM”) of £2 billion.
In all of CIM’s investment activities the Group aims to achieve measurable social impact at scale whilst delivering consistent long-term return profiles for investors together with value for money for the public purse. This is reflected in better personal outcomes and an enhanced quality of life for people living in the Group’s properties.
CIM’s performance in achieving these aims is monitored by independent social impact consultants who challenge and assist CIM in its investment frameworks.
Having established a leading presence in the
To support these plans CIM has launched a new dedicated website that outlines its activities, social objectives and profiles the range of investment strategies that are delivered for institutional investors around the world (www.civitasim.com).
Who We Are
CIM is a pioneer in introducing ethical, long-term private capital into the affordable housing and healthcare sectors, initially in
In 2016 CIM launched Civitas Social Housing PLC, (“CSH”) as the first premium
CSH is now a
Reflecting the success of the strategy shareholders recently approved an extension of the CSH investment policy to enable the fund to work directly with the
CIM Investment Strategies
Having commenced investing in care-based social housing, CIM has now evolved a range of four broad and complementary investment strategies as follows:
- Social and
- Social Infrastructure
- Urban Regeneration
Across each of the four investment strategies are common themes and investment objectives that include:
- 100% governmental income and support
- Value for money for the public purse
- Stable long-term cash generation
- Low volatility and low correlation to economic cycles
- Measurable social and ESG impact
To assist in the delivery of the Group’s investment strategies CIM is pleased to have established exclusive partnerships with a number of leading investment houses and global real estate and infrastructure investors with whom CIM shares common ambitions and objectives.
Today CIM’s partners include:
- Schroders, the global investment manager responsible for more than £500 billion of client assets across multiple investment strategies. CIM and Schroders are exclusive partners delivering new care-based housing, initially for approximately 2,000 people;
- A leading
Asiabased global infrastructure and real estate investor has established an exclusive partnership with CIM to invest in housing based social infrastructure assets
The team of professionals working at CIM comes from a range of different backgrounds each offering expertise and operational experience in healthcare, social housing, real estate, social infrastructure and investment management.
They share a common conviction that responsible private capital can play a transformational role in the delivery of social assets that are themselves designed to enhance lives and communities. By investing for the long-term, with measurable social impact a fundamental requirement, the conditions are created for achieving sustainable and ethical returns for investors.
“We are delighted that CIM has reached an important investment milestone based on a growing number of client mandates. We are greatly encouraged by the opportunities in the near term future as we grow and build out our investment funds, deploying capital in projects in the
We are especially proud of the team that we have built at CIM who each provide different perspectives towards the same goal, creating sustainable investment returns for the long term in projects that deliver genuine social good at a local level wherever that investment is made.”
Notes to Editors:
Among other impact investment ventures, CIM is the investment adviser to the
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