APG was elected Real Assets & Infrastructure Investor of the Year during the IPE Real Estate 2022 in Amsterdam. The pension provider also took home awards for Investment in the Netherlands, Portfolio Construction, Environmental Sustainability and Technology & Innovation.
Katherine Kucherenko, investment specialist at APG Asset Management, accepted the award. “2022 is an important year for APG as this year, together with ABP, we are celebrating 100 years of serving society. APG was one of the first institutional investors to begin investing in Real Estate and Infrastructure and the investment strategy has evolved to withstand the turbulence of financial downturns, global pandemics, geo-political tensions and changing structures of our societies in order to continue to navigate the pension assets of our clients' participants into a safe and predictable financial future.”
Patrick Kanters, managing director of Global Private Investments at APG Asset Magagement, is also pleased with the recognition. “We’d like to extend our congratulations to all award winners and feel honored by the various awards we have received. It is a testimony to our industry contribution in various regards and the hard work of our global team. Furthermore, it underscores certain strategic focus areas of our firm, being responsible investing, innovation and digitalization. We look forward to continue building on this success and servicing our clients and their participants in the years ahead.”
This year’s IPE Real Estate Global Awards attracted over 200 entries across all categories. From 16 countries around the world, the total market value of the institutional investors that took part was more than €3trn, while collectively their real estate and real assets under management exceeded €459bn. They competed in 36 categories split by theme, region and size.